Jackson to receive American Country Awards honor
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
– Alan Jackson will receive the Greatest Hits Award at the American Country Awards in December.
Jackson, who has sold more than 50 million albums over his 20-year career, will also perform on the inaugural broadcast airing live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Monday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. eastern/Pacific tape-delayed) on Fox.
The award is being given to a performer who has produced an extensive catalogue number one hits throughout his/her chart-topping career. The award also recognizes the artist's many contributions to the genre of country music.
"Alan Jackson is the consummate hit-maker whose countless chart-topping songs can be heard every day on radio stations across the country," said Bob Bain, ACA executive producer. "Jackson has written and performed many of country music's most recognizable songs, so it only seemed fitting that he receive the inaugural award."
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