Alan Jackson was attend to accept the Artist of a Lifetime honor from CMT during the 2022 CMT Artist of the Year ceremony. The other honorees were Kane Brown, Walker Hayes, Carly Pearce, Lainey Wilson and Cody Johnson there to witness Alan Jackson.
Alan Jackson is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and is a Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee. His 3 decade career has spun 35 #1 songs, including “Chasin’ That Neon Rainbow,” “Chattahoochee” and “Don’t Rock The Jukebox.” The Georgia native racked up nearly Sixty million in sales worldwide.
Alan Jackson Said,”I think I’ve made more videos than anybody in the world,” . “I think I made about 60 of them. After ‘Chattahoochee,’ I was the first action video artist, I believe.”(Alan Jackson referenced videos where he drove trucks in the mud, raced progressional race cars and jumped a monster truck over six automobiles.)
He continued,”I did all these things,” “I sang on top of skyscrapers. I’ve done about everything. I always believed that videos are important to music.”
Artists previously named CMT Artist of a Lifetime include Randy Travis (2021), Reba McEntire (2019), Loretta Lynn (2018), Shania Twain (2016), Kenny Rogers (2015) and Merle Haggard (2014).
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