Today in Country Music, June 7, featuring Alan Jackson
Today in Country Music, June 7.
On this day in 2011, The Grand Ole Opry was rocking during CMA fest as big names like Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, Martina Mcbride, Darius Rucker and Jerrod Niemann played its famous stage.
Today in 2003, Kenny Chesney performed for over 60,000 fans at the University of Tennessee's Neyland stadium.
Toby Keith scored his very first #1 song today in 1993 with "should've been a cowboy."
And on this day in 1991, Alan Jackson became a member of the grand ole opry.
Alan Eugene Jackson (born October 17, 1958) known for blending traditional honky tonk and mainstream country sounds and penning many of his own hits. He has recorded 13 studio albums, 3 Greatest Hits albums, 2 Holiday albums, 1 Gospel album and several compilations, all on the Arista Nashville label. More than 50 of his singles have appeared on Billboard's list of the "Top 30 Country Songs". Of Jackson's entries, 35 were number-one hits, with 50 in the Top 10. He is the recipient of 2 Grammys, 16 CMA Awards, 17 ACM Awards and nominee of multiple other awards. Jackson became a member of the Grand Ole Opry in 1991…inducted by Roy Acuff and Randy Travis, and he was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in 2001.