Alan Jackson To Accept Special Award At ASCAP Awards
August 9, 2010 at 8:57 AM (PT)
ARISTA/NASHVILLE artist ALAN JACKSON will be honored with the prestigious ASCAP “Founder’s Award,” during the 48th Annual ASCAP COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, to be held on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th at the WAR MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM in Downtown NASHVILLE.
The invitation-only event will also honor the songwriters and publishers of ASCAP's most performed country songs from APRIL 1st, 2009 through MARCH 31st, 2010.
“ALAN upholds the songwriting legacy of country music's greatest icons," said TIM DuBOIS, VP/Managing Executive, ASCAP NASHVILLE. “The fact that he’s been celebrating chart-topping hits for 20 years is a testament to his ability to speak directly to his audience. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing him for more than two decades and am proud of his remarkable career achievements.
For more on the ASCAP AWARDS, visit www.ascap.com.