Alan Jackson will become a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame during a gala ceremony in New York City on June 14th.
Jackson, is already a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. His latest induction will place him alongside the greatest composers of all-time. From the likes of Irving Berlin and Cole Porter to Motown greats Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland and Eddie Holland. Other legends in music include John Lennon and Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, along with country legends like Merle Haggard, Harlan Howard, Kris Kristofferson, Loretta Lynn and Willie Nelson.
On August 22nd, Alan will be recognised by the Academy of Country Music at the annual ACM Honors event in Nashville as the recipient of this year’s Cliffie Stone Icon Award.
One of the organization’s highest honors, the award is only given to artists or industry leaders who have “advanced the popularity of the genre through their contributions in multiple facets of the industry such as songwriting, recording, production, touring, film, television, literary works, philanthropic contributions and other goodwill efforts.” This will be Alan’s 19th ACM Award.
All this comes on the heels of this month’s Billboard Music Awards, where Alan’s Precious Memories Collection was named Top Christian Album of the year!