Alan Jackson teams up with Capitol Records
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
– Alan Jackson teamed up with Capitol Records Nashville, it was announced Wednesday. Jackson spent his entire career with Arista until leaving last year.
Jackson's new music will be released as a joint venture between ACR (Alan's Country Records) and Capitol/EMI Records Nashville. Jackson - who is heading into the recording studio soon - will be released and marketed through Capitol's EMI Records Nashville label.
"Mike Dungan and I go way back. He was right there during my early days at Arista, and it's going to be great to work with him and his team there at Capitol," Jackson said. "I'm happy to be joining the hottest label in Nashville."
"Everyone here at Capitol/EMI is beyond thrilled to represent Alan Jackson," said Dungan. "A true American original, a future Hall of Famer, and an artist whose work to date is not only commercially successful, but is of historical cultural significance. We are honored, and we are jacked."
ACR was formed by Jackson when he released his 2002 "Let It Be Christmas" album, followed by the platinum-selling "Precious Memories" in 2005.
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