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Alan Jackson turns 60! Country star celebrates his birthday by sharing a cute baby photo

Junie Sihlangu
Oct 18, 2018
04:53 A.M.
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On October 17, country music legend Alan Jackson celebrated his 60th birthday. His official Instagram page celebrated the day in a special way.

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An old black and white photo of the star was posted along with a much more recent one. In the caption, the star asked for birthday wishes to be posted in the comments section.

Alan Eugene Jackson is a country star who was born on October 17, 1958. His parents were Joseph Jackson and Ruth Musick Jackson.

The singer is a Newnan, Georgia native who started off his country music career in the late 1980s. The musician has since recorded 16 studio albums.

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For more on this story go to our Twitter account @amomama_usa. He has 3 greatest hits albums, 2 Christmas albums, 2 gospel albums, and a number of compilations.

Jackson has sold over 80 million records worldwide with 35 singles reaching no. 1 on the charts. From 15 titles that reached the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, 9 were certified multi-platinum.

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The country singer has received 2 Grammy Awards, 16 CMA Awards, 17 ACM Awards and he was a nominee of many other awards. Like most deserving country artists, Jackson is a member of the Grand Ole Opry.

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In 2001, he was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. His induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame occurred in 2017 and was done by Loretta Lynn.

This year he got an induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. To celebrate his 60th birthday, we’ve compiled 5 of his most popular music videos according to YouTube views.

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“Remember When” is number one with more than 125 million views. Number two is “Chattahoochee” with more than 77 million views and three is “Livin’ On Love” with more than 53 million views.

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Four is “Country Boy” which garnered 47+ million views on YouTube. Number five is “Little Bitty” which had more than 38 million views.

Just for good measure, we’ve included a sixth song which is “Good Time.” This 2008 track gained more than 32 million views from fans.

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