• SOLD OUT TORNADO BENEFIT CONCERT HEADLINED BY ALAN JACKSON TO BE LIVESTREAMED EXCLUSIVELY ON FACEBOOK.

    The effort to help his tornado-ravaged hometown that’s at the center of this month’s Where I Come From: Tornado Benefit Concert Featuring Alan Jackson continues to expand as organizers announce an exclusive partnership with Facebook to livestream Jackson’s performance at the sold-out event on June 26th.

    Jackson is headlining the event in his hometown of Newnan, Georgia to assist those impacted by an EF-4 tornado that ripped through the town in March. Proceeds from Where I Come From: Tornado Benefit Featuring Alan Jackson will benefit the Coweta Community Foundation’s Tornado Relief Fund. The event at the Coweta County Fairgrounds in Newnan sold out within hours of going on sale, but organizers continue to encourage donations to the fund via the Foundation’s website.

    The livestream of the concert will be exclusively available on Facebook Live, and will not only allow anyone who missed out on a ticket to virtually attend, but will create nationwide and global awareness of the event and opportunities for people all over the world to offer support. Watch the livestream Saturday, June 26 on Jackson’s Facebook page here. (RSVP here).

    The June 26th concert headlined by Jackson finds the Country Music Hall of Fame member joined by multi-platinum entertainer Chris Young, singer-songwriter-producer Caylee Hammack, singer-songwriter Adam Wright and country artist “Big City” Brian Wright, the latter two both – like Jackson – Newnan natives.

    Cornerstone Building Brands is the presenting sponsor of Where I Come From: Tornado Benefit Featuring Alan Jackson. The event is driven by Southtowne Chevrolet. Additional details are available at AlanJacksonBenefit.com.

    Jackson – one of the most successful and respected singer-songwriters in music – just released his latest album, Where Have You Gone, May 14. The 21-track collection features 15 songs penned solely by the music icon. He’s also the man behind one of Nashville’s most-popular tourist stops, AJ’s Good Time Bar, a four-story honky-tonk in the heart of downtown featuring daily live music and a rooftop view of Music City.

     

  • MICKEY, ALAN AND VINCE TAKE PART IN PBS’ MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT.

    Alan Jackson, Mickey Guyton and Vince Gill performed during this year’s National Memorial Day Concert on PBS in honor of the upcoming 20th anniversary of the deadly September 11th attacks.

    Mickey kicked off the evening with her stunning performance of the National Anthem.

    Alan performed his song “Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning),”

     

     

    While Vince performed “Go Rest High On That Mountain.”

     

  • TORNADO BENEFIT CONCERT HEADLINED BY COUNTRY SUPERSTAR ALAN JACKSON IS SOLD OUT!

    Tickets for Where I Come From: Tornado Benefit Featuring Alan Jackson have sold out, organizers have announced. Capacity for the June 26th at the Coweta County Fairgrounds in Newnan, Georgia was reached within hours of the event going on sale Friday morning (May 21st).

    Jackson is headlining the event in his hometown to assist those impacted by an EF-4 tornado that ripped through Newnan in March. Proceeds from Where I Come From: Tornado Benefit Featuring Alan Jackson will benefit the Coweta Community Foundation’s Tornado Relief Fund. Despite the event’s sellout, donation opportunities remain and can be made to the fund via the Foundation’s website.

    The June 26th concert headlined by Jackson finds the Country Music Hall of Fame member joined by multi-platinum entertainer Chris Young, singer-songwriter-producer Caylee Hammack, singer-songwriter Adam Wright and country artist Brian Wright, the latter two both – like Jackson – Newnan natives.

     

  • CAYLEE HAMMACK INSPIRED SONG ON ALAN JACKSON’S NEW ALBUM, WHERE HAVE YOU GONE.

    Caylee Hammack is on cloud nine after receiving the news that country superstar Alan Jackson wrote a song based on a letter she sent to him thanking him for recording a duet with her on a cover of the Don Williams’ classic “Lord I Hope This Day Is Good.” In the letter, she said for a man that never cries, her daddy was crying happy tears after listening to her daughter and the iconic Alan Jackson sing together.

    His team didn’t really know that he wrote it about that until he was talking about the songs on the record. “The truth be known, the hook came from a young artist that’s on my label, a girl named Caylee Hammack,” says Alan. “She wanted to record this old Don Williams song, ‘Lord I Hope This Day Is Good.’ And I love that song and I love Don anything. And so, I agreed to sing it with her and it’s her record…and she’s a great singer. She sounded beautiful on it. And after we had recorded it she sent me a nice gift or two and a letter and the letter was – she’s from Georgia, like I am from somewhere up north of Atlanta – that she had taken the rough track we had sent her and played it for her daddy who is probably my age. But he was a big fan of mine and this was in the letter that she played it for him and he…yeah, I guess he teared up about it and she just thought it was really something from a man who never cries. And I thought I need to write that.”

    Caylee’s team just sent over the song and said they wanted her reaction caught on camera. Little did she know the song was based on her father. “I listened to the song, and I just fell in love with the song and it made me think of my dad. Well, I’m already excited to listen to a (new) Alan Jackson song but I don’t know why I’ve gotten the chance to,” says Caylee. “I called the team and I tell them it reminds me of my dad, but why did he send it? They explain to me that this was inspired by a letter that I had written Alan Jackson and a line specifically about my dad, a man that never cries but crying happy tears when he heard our version of ‘Lord I Hope This Day is Good.’ It just blew me away to be completely honestly. I didn’t even know to wish for this, but still it’s just a dream come true. I’m so grateful to Alan Jackson, Mr. Jackson, I don’t know what I should call him just yet, but I am so very grateful. He made my dad’s day, once again.”

    Caylee will also have a chance to thank Alan in person when she performs during his concert Where I Come From: Tornado Benefit show for relief efforts in Newnan, Georgia June 26th.

    Alan just released Where Have You Gone, his first album in six years, last Friday (May 14th).


    Audio / Alan Jackson explains how he came up with the song, “A Man Who Never Cries.”

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    Alan Jackson (A Man Who Never Cries) OC: …probably is me. 1:20
    “The truth be known, the hook came from a young artist that’s on my label. A girl named Caylee Hammack. And back when the virus thing was rampant, worse and everybody was so bummed out, she or somebody. I don’t know if it was she or anyway came to me that she wanted to record this old Don Williams song, ‘Lord I Hope This Day Is Good.’ And I love that song and I love Don anything. And so I agreed to sing it with her and it’s her record. But and she’s a great singer. She sounded beautiful on it. And after we had recorded it she sent me a nice gift or two and a letter and the letter was – she’s from Georgia like I am from somewhere up north of Atlanta – that she had taken the rough track we had sent her and played it for her daddy who is probably my age. But he was a big fan of mine and this was in the letter that she played it for him and he…yeah, I guess he teared up about it and she just thought it was really something from a man who never cries. And I thought I need to write that. And so, I did take that title and I did most of the rest of the lyrics that you’re talking about probably is me.”

    Audio / Caylee Hammack talks about Alan Jackson writing “A Man Who Never Cries” from his new album, Where Have You Gone, in response to a thank you letter she sent to him after he recorded a duet with her on a cover of Don Williams’ “Lord I Hope This Day Is Good.”

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    Caylee Hammack (reaction to AJ song) OC: …once again. 1:02
    “So, my team had sent over a song and they said I needed to blind react to it. So, I set up the camera, I listened to the song, and I just fell in love with the song and it made me think of my dad. Well, I’m already excited to listen to a (new) Alan Jackson song but I don’t know why I’ve gotten the chance to. I called the team and I tell them it reminds me of my dad, but why did he send it? They explain to me that this was inspired by a letter that I had written Alan Jackson and a line specifically about my dad, a man that never cries but crying happy tears when he heard our version of ‘Lord I Hope This Day is Good.’ It just blew me away to be completely honestly. I didn’t even know to wish for this, but still it’s just a dream come true. I’m so grateful to Alan Jackson, Mr. Jackson, I don’t know what I should call him just yet, but I am so very grateful. He made my dad’s day, once again.”

  • SPECIAL GUESTS ANNOUNCED FOR BENEFIT CONCERT HEADLINED BY COUNTRY SUPERSTAR ALAN JACKSON.

    Not only is Country Music icon Alan Jackson returning to his hometown next month to headline a special concert event benefitting relief efforts in Newnan, Georgia – he’ll be joined by a multi-talented lineup led by multi-platinum entertainer Chris Young, singer-songwriter-producer Caylee Hammack, singer-songwriter Adam Wright and country artist Brian Wright, the latter two both – like Jackson – Newnan natives.

    Where I Come From: Tornado Benefit Featuring Alan Jackson takes place June 26 at Newnan’s Coweta County Fairgrounds (275 Pine Rd., Newnan GA, 30263). Tickets for the event go on sale this Friday, May 21 at 10:00am ET at AlanJacksonBenefit.com; ticket prices start at $49.99, and pre-sale opportunities are available. Detailed information regarding the concert is also available at AlanJacksonBenefit.com.

    Chris Young brings over a decade of chart-topping hits to the stage as he joins Where I Come From. With eleven #1 songs, including “Losing Sleep,” “Sober Saturday Night,” “Think Of You,” and “I’m Comin’ Over” – not to mention the current Top-10 hit, “Famous Friends,” with Kane Brown – Young plays to capacity crowds; the Grammy, CMA and ACM-nominated entertainer was seen by over 400,000 people on his most recent headlining tour. Named one of Billboard’s Top 20 artists of the past decade, Young’s achievements also include membership – like Jackson – in the Grand Ole Opry. (Full bio and press photo HERE.)

    Georgia native Caylee Hammack recently released her major label debut album, If It Wasn’t for You. Not only did she co-produce the project – she wrote or co-wrote every song on the album. Such potent women as Reba McEntire, Ashley McBryde and Tenille Townes lent their voices to the project. The ACM-nominated New Female Artist of the Year has also been joined by Jackson as a duet partner – he’s featured on her recording of “Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good.” (Full bio and press photo HERE.)

    Two-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter-producer Adam Wright was born in Newnan, Georgia and maintains close ties to the community. His songs have been recorded by Jackson, as well as by Lee Ann Womack, Trisha Yearwood, Garth Brooks and John Legend. He has toured with Jackson, Womack and Loretta Lynn, among others. Wright’s new album, I Win, was released last fall. (Full bio and press photo HERE.)

    “Big City” Brian Wright has been performing country music for nearly two decades. He finally gave up being a fan and decided to make his own brand of country music, a fresh sound all his own, rooted in the traditional country sounds that pay homage to his traditional country music heroes. Wright is also a Newnan native. (Full bio and press photo HERE).

    Proceeds from Where I Come From: Tornado Benefit Featuring Alan Jackson will benefit the Coweta Community Foundation, which is managing charitable efforts to help the people of Newnan in the wake of the storm (more info below). Donations to the Foundation’s relief efforts can be made via their website.

    On March 26th, an EF-4 tornado – just shy of the most-powerful ranking on the National Weather Service’s scale – ripped across Newnan…the city where Jackson and his wife, Denise were born, raised, met and married. At least 70 homes were completely destroyed, many others suffered major damage, and – all told – over 1700 structures were impacted and compromised.

    “After the tornadoes came through Newnan I knew that I wanted to do what I could to help my hometown. I started working on an idea to do some kind of benefit in Nashville to help those affected in Newnan, but then heard from a group of leaders in Newnan,” Jackson stated when the event was officially announced earlier this week. “I’m glad we came up with a way to bring this show to my hometown…and I’m happy to be helping the people who need it most.”

    Cornerstone Building Brands is the presenting sponsor of Where I Come From: Tornado Benefit Featuring Alan Jackson. The event is driven by Southtowne Chevrolet. Additional details are available at AlanJacksonBenefit.com.

    ABOUT ALAN JACKSON:
    A member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and an inductee to the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Alan Jackson’s membership among music’s all-time greats is part of a long line of career-defining accolades that include three CMA Entertainer of the Year honors, 30 years of membership in the Grand Ole Opry, a Billboard ranking as one of the Top 10 Country Artists of All-Time, induction to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Heritage Award as the most-performed country songwriter-artist of ASCAP’s first 100 years.

    The man from rural Newnan, GA has sold nearly 60-million albums worldwide, ranks as one of the 10 best-selling male vocalists of all-time (rock, pop and country). He has released more than 60 singles – registering 50 Top Ten hits and 35 #1s (including 26 Billboard chart-toppers). He has earned more than 150 major music industry awards – including 19 Academy of Country Music Awards, 16 Country Music Association Awards, a pair of Grammys and ASCAP’s Founders and Golden Note Awards.

    Jackson – one of the most successful and respected singer-songwriters in music – just released his latest album, Where Have You Gone, May 14. The 21-track collection features 15 songs penned solely by the music icon. He’s also the man behind one of Nashville’s most-popular tourist stops, AJ’s Good Time Bar, a four-story honky-tonk in the heart of downtown featuring daily live music and a rooftop view of Music City.

  • COUNTRY MUSIC STAR ALAN JACKSON TO HEADLINE SPECIAL HOMETOWN CONCERT EVENT.

    Country Music icon Alan Jackson will return to his hometown next month as he headlines a special concert event to benefit relief efforts in Newnan, Georgia. Where I Come From: Tornado Benefit Featuring Alan Jackson will find the superstar bringing three decades of hits to the stage in an area recently ravaged and still recovering from a devastating spring tornado.

    The June 26 concert will take place at Newman’s Coweta County Fairgrounds (275 Pine Rd., Newnan GA, 30263). Tickets for the event go on sale Friday, May 21 at 10:00am ET at AlanJacksonBenefit.com; ticket prices start at $49.99, and pre-sale opportunities will be available. Detailed information regarding the concert is also available at AlanJacksonBenefit.com.

    On March 26, an EF-4 tornado – just shy of the most-powerful ranking on the National Weather Service’s scale – ripped across Newnan…the city where Jackson and his wife, Denise were born, raised, met and married. At least 70 homes were completely destroyed, many others suffered major damage, and – all told – over 1700 structures were impacted and compromised.

    “After the tornadoes came through Newnan I knew that I wanted to do what I could to help my hometown. I started working on an idea to do some kind of benefit in Nashville to help those affected in Newnan, but then heard from a group of leaders in Newnan,” the superstar says. “I’m glad we came up with a way to bring this show to my hometown…and I’m happy to be helping the people who need it most.”

    Proceeds from Where I Come From: Tornado Benefit Featuring Alan Jackson will benefit the Coweta Community Foundation, which is managing charitable efforts to help the people of Newnan in the wake of the storm (more info below). Donations to the Foundation’s relief efforts can be made via their website.

    Cornerstone Building Brands is the presenting sponsor of Where I Come From: Tornado Benefit Featuring Alan Jackson. The event is driven by Southtowne Chevrolet. Additional details – such as special guests – for the concert will be forthcoming.

    Alan Jackson’s touring history has taken him all over the U.S. and around the world. His concert performances have been seen by millions in such far-reaching places as Australia, Norway and Brazil; he’s played iconic stages ranging from Carnegie Hall to the Ryman Auditorium. His June Where I Come From concert in the town where this “Small Town Southern Man” grew up will be the latest in his storied line of memorable and notable live concert events.

    ABOUT ALAN JACKSON:
    A member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and an inductee to the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Alan Jackson’s membership among music’s all-time greats is part of a long line of career-defining accolades that include three CMA Entertainer of the Year honors, 30 years of membership in the Grand Ole Opry, a Billboard ranking as one of the Top 10 Country Artists of All-Time, induction to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Heritage Award as the most-performed country songwriter-artist of ASCAP’s first 100 years.

    The man from rural Newnan, GA has sold nearly 60-million albums worldwide, ranks as one of the 10 best-selling male vocalists of all-time (rock, pop and country). He has released more than 60 singles – registering 50 Top Ten hits and 35 #1s (including 26 Billboard chart-toppers). He has earned more than 150 major music industry awards – including 19 Academy of Country Music Awards, 16 Country Music Association Awards, a pair of Grammys and ASCAP’s Founders and Golden Note Awards.

    Jackson – one of the most successful and respected singer-songwriters in music – just released his latest album, Where Have You Gone, May 14. The 21-track collection features 15 songs penned solely by the music icon. He’s also the man behind one of Nashville’s most-popular tourist stops, AJ’s Good Time Bar, a four-story honky-tonk in the heart of downtown featuring daily live music and a rooftop view of Music City.

  • ALAN JACKSON’S WHERE HAVE YOU GONE – FIRST NEW ALBUM IN SIX YEARS – AVAILABLE TODAY.

    Country superstar Alan Jackson releases his first album of all new music in six years today. Where Have You Gone features 21 songs – 15 of them written by the Songwriters Hall of Fame member himself. It’s his 16th studio album – the 25th in a career that includes two Christmas albums, two gospel albums, three Greatest Hits collections, a bluegrass album, and one boxed set. Longtime producer Keith Stegall again plays that role on Where Have You Gone.

    “Some of the greatest tracks I feel like we’ve made. We pulled in guys from that played on my record for 20, 30 years and came in there and they’re some of the best real country players in town and they hadn’t had a chance to play on a lot of real country stuff in the last few years as much and they were excited to do it,” says Alan. “I was overwhelmed by it.  First time (Keith Stegall) sent me three tracks I hadn’t heard anything since the studio ,and I about had to pull my truck over I was about to tear up because I just loved the way it all sounded, the songs and the tracks and everything was just what I wanted to do.”

    “The plain-spoken wordsmith sings about fatherly love, once-in-a-lifetime loss and the barn-burnin’ honky-tonk music that remains near his heart,” notes USA Today. “Where Have You Gone is the quiet superstar’s rebuke to those who would forget the roots of where this music comes from,” says HITS magazine, while Rolling Stone calls Where Have You Gone “a sprawling 21-track compilation that finds the Country Music Hall of Fame member reflecting on the state of his beloved genre, paying tribute to his late mother, and, in some songs, simply having a honky-tonking good time.”

    Jackson will mark today’s release of Where Have You Gone with a performance of “Way Down In My Whiskey” from the album this evening on NBC’s Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (11:35pm ET/10:35pm CT). On Sunday, May 30, Jackson will appear as part of the National Memorial Day Concert on PBS (8:00pm ET). He’s currently featured on Apple Music’s Essentials Radio, reflecting on his life and career with host Kelleigh Bannen.

    Led by the self-penned title track, Where Have You Gone is highlighted by such songs as the poignant and thoughtful “Things That Matter,” the heartache-filled “Way Down in My Whiskey” and the tender “I Can Be That Something.” Never one to shy away from reflecting real life in his music, “You’ll Always Be My Baby” and “I Do” were written for his daughters’ weddings…while “Where Her Heart Has Always Been” was written for his mother’s funeral and includes a recording of her reading from The Bible. There’s also plenty of fun to be had on barnburners like “Livin’ On Empty,” “Back” and “Beer:10.” And, in the spirit of the album’s overall sound, “That’s The Way Love Goes (A Tribute to Merle Haggard)” is a bonus track.

    “Real country songs are life and love and heartache, drinking and Mama and having a good time,” the Country Music Hall of Fame member says. “You listen to these songs, and you realize these things are true,” he adds. “I just love this kind of music.”

     

    ALAN JACKSON’S WHERE HAVE YOU GONE Track List:

    1. “Where Have You Gone” (Alan Jackson)
    2. “Wishful Drinkin’” (Alan Jackson)
    3. “I Can Be That Something” (Alan Jackson)
    4. “Where the Cottonwood Grows” (Alan Jackson)
    5. “Way Down In My Whiskey” (Alan Jackson)
    6. “Things That Matter” (Robert Keith Stegall, Michael White)
    7. “Livin’ On Empty” (Alan Jackson)
    8. “You’ll Always Be My Baby (Written for Daughters’ Weddings)” (Alan Jackson)
    9. “Where Her Heart Has Always Been (Written for Mama’s funeral with an old recording of her reading from The Bible)” (Alan Jackson)
    10. “The Boot” (Adam Wright)
    11. “Back” (Alan Jackson)
    12. “Write It In Red” (Alan Jackson)
    13. “So Late So Soon” (Scotty Emerick, Daniel Tashian, Sarah Buxton)
    14. “This Heart Of Mine” (Adam Wright)
    15. “A Man Who Never Cries” (Alan Jackson)
    16. “Chain” (Alan Jackson)
    17. “I Was Tequila” (Alan Jackson)
    18. “I Do (Written for Daughters’ Weddings)” (Alan Jackson)
    19. “Beer:10” (Alan Jackson)
    20. “The Older I Get”* (Hailey Whitters, Adam Wright, Sarah Turner)
      Extra Track: “That’s The Way Love Goes” (A Tribute to Merle Haggard) (Lefty Frizzell, Whitey Shafer)

    Produced by Robert Keith Stegall
    *Produced by Keith Stegall

     

    ABOUT ALAN JACKSON:
    A member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and an inductee to the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Alan Jackson’s membership among music’s all-time greats is part of a long line of career-defining accolades that include three CMA Entertainer of the Year honors, 30 years of membership in the Grand Ole Opry, a Billboard ranking as one of the Top 10 Country Artists of All-Time, induction to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Heritage Award as the most-performed country songwriter-artist of ASCAP’s first 100 years.

    The man from rural Newnan, GA has sold nearly 60-million albums worldwide, ranks as one of the 10 best-selling male vocalists of all-time (rock, pop and country). He has released more than 60 singles – registering 50 Top Ten hits and 35 #1s (including 26 Billboard chart-toppers). He has earned more than 150 major music industry awards – including 19 Academy of Country Music Awards, 16 Country Music Association Awards, a pair of Grammys and ASCAP’s Founders and Golden Note Awards.

    Jackson is one of the most successful and respected singer-songwriters in music. He’s also the man behind one of Nashville’s most-popular tourist stops, AJ’s Good Time Bar, a four-story honky-tonk in the heart of downtown featuring daily live music and a rooftop view of Music City.

    Audio / Alan Jackson talks about his new album, Where Have You Gone.

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    Alan Jackson (about the album) OC: …wanted to do. :57
    “Some of the greatest tracks I feel like we’ve made. We pulled in guys from that played on my record for 20, 30 years and came in there and they’re some of the best real country players in town and they hadn’t had a chance to play on a lot of real country stuff in the last few years as much and they were excited to do it. And some of those guys are older than me and we all looked a little tired. That first session we walked in there I was like oh, I don’t know man how this is going to go. But they played some cool stuff man.  I mean there are some of the best tracks on there and solos and sounds and stuff.  I just was really very…not surprised but I was.  I was surprised. I was overwhelmed by it.  First time (Keith Stegall) sent me three tracks I hadn’t heard anything since the studio ,and I about had to pull my truck over I was about to tear up because I just loved the way it all sounded, the songs and the tracks and everything was just what I wanted to do.”

    Audio / LINER Alan Jackson (available now)

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  • ALAN JACKSON WHERE HAVE YOU GONE ALBUM AUDIO TOOLKIT.

    We have compiled an array of content — a variety of liners and soundbites – from ALAN JACKSON to equip you with everything you might need to put together your own album radio special; roll-out tracks leading up to –and following — the release of his new project, WHERE HAVE YOU GONE, to use in news feeds, specials and much more. Check out all of details below (including audio liners and soundbites, as well as transcriptions) to create your own content surrounding Alan’s release.

    CLICK HERE to download Album Audio Toolkit.

    Country superstar Alan Jackson will release his first album of all new music in six years this spring – Where Have You Gone arrives Friday, May 14th.

    Packed with 21 performances, Where Have You Gone is Jackson’s 16th studio album – his 25th in a storied career that includes two Christmas albums, two gospel albums, three Greatest Hits collections, a bluegrass album, and one boxed set.

    Jackson – a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame – penned 15 of the album’s songs, including the title track. Keith Stegall, his longtime producer, once again plays that role on Where Have You Gone.

  • NEWS AND NOTES: Alan, Carrie, Darius and more

    Alan Jackson is set to perform on NBC’s Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Friday (May 14th).

    Carrie Underwood will chat with NBC’s Today Show during the 10am hour on Thursday (May 13th) about her new Las Vegas residency, Reflection.

     

    Darius Rucker will be a guest on FOX-TV’s The Masked Singer Wednesday (May 19th). Tune in to FOX at 8pm ET.

     

     

  • ALAN JACKSON WHERE HAVE YOU GONE ALBUM BROWN BAG INTERVIEW.

    A member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and an inductee to the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Alan Jackson’s membership among music’s all-time greats is part of a long line of career-defining accolades that include three CMA Entertainer of the Year honors, 30 years of membership in the Grand Ole Opry, a Billboard ranking as one of the Top 10 Country Artists of All-Time, induction to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Heritage Award as the most-performed country songwriter-artist of ASCAP’s first 100 years.

    The man from rural Newnan, GA has sold nearly 60-million albums worldwide, ranks as one of the 10 best-selling male vocalists of all-time (rock, pop and country). He has released more than 60 singles – registering 50 Top Ten hits and 35 #1s (including 26 Billboard chart-toppers).

    Alan is set to release his first album of all new music in six years. Where Have You Gone will be available on Friday (May 14th). We’ve assembled a brown bag interview with Alan for you to use. Click here to download the interview audio and transcription.

    Where Have You Gone, which encompasses 21 tracks, is Alan’s 16th studio album — his 25th in a storied career that includes two Christmas albums, two gospel albums, three Greatest Hits collections, a bluegrass album and one boxed set.