"Looking back, I guess I just didn't want to forget how I felt on that day and how I knew other people felt," says the country star 20 years later.
"If I hadn't ever made another album, I just wouldn't have made it. But when it felt right, it felt right."
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Alan Jackson performed Friday night to 2,000 cars in rural Cullman, Alabama, one of the biggest "drive-in" events since the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alan Jackson's son-in-law Ben Selecman, a Nashville assistant district attorney, suffered a fall on a boat dock, leading to traumatic brain injury.
On the 50th annual CMA Awards, stars from now and then took the stage in a show opening that won’t soon be forgotten. Acts included Alabama and Ricky Skaggs.
Where were you… when you first heard “Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)”? Chances are you were watching the CMA Awards of 2001, where Alan Jackson unexpectedly premiered his 9/11-themed song, just a couple of months after the events that inspired the soul-searching ballad.
Garth Brooks and Kenny Chesney each roped their 10th nomination for Entertainer of the Year at the CMA Awards, which will be broadcast on Wednesday. (The other nominees in that top category are Luke Bryan, Eric Church, and Miranda Lambert.) Only four other artists in CMA history have amassed 10 or more noms in this category. Here’s everybody with five or more nominations for Entertainer of the Year since the CMAs started in 1967
Few artists in any genre have enjoyed contemporary success on the level of country superstar Alan Jackson, who during his tenure at Arista Nashville recorded an extraordinary 50 Top 10 hits. Jackson is poised to release a new set, Genuine: The Alan Jackson Story, on November 6, which offers up 59 classic recordings drawn from all phases of Jackson’s career at Arista Nashville, plus eight previously unreleased tracks. Yahoo Music is pleased to debut one of these tracks, “Ain’t Just a Southern Thing,” for fans to discover and enjoy. Jackson was the first artist signed to the newly formed Arista Nashville imprint, shortly after the label’s launch in 1989.