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Alan Jackson To Perform At CRS 2012

Alan Jackson To Perform At Capitol/EMI Records Nashville
CRS 2012 Luncheon

Luncheon to be held Thursday, Feb. 23, at Nashville Convention Center
(Nashville, Tenn. – Jan. 25, 2012)  Country music superstar Alan Jackson has been confirmed for a special luncheon performance at CRS 2012 on Thursday, Feb. 23.

The Capitol/EMI Records Nashville luncheon will be held inside the Performance Hall at the Nashville Convention Center from 12:30 – 2:20 p.m.  CRS 2012 is held Feb. 22-24, 2012.

“This will be a very special experience from a Country music icon and a true American original,” said Capitol Nashville President and CEO Mike Dungan.

Adds CRS President Mike Culotta, “Alan Jackson’s success as a songwriter and as a performer is well-deserved and well-documented.  Alan has built an extraordinary career by making exceptional music at a very high level for a very long time.  We’re thrilled to have him perform at our Thursday CRS luncheon.” 

CRS 2012 $499 Regular Rate registration expires Friday, Jan. 27.  On-Site registration increases to $599 effective Jan. 28.  Visit www.CountryRadioSeminar.com to register today.

About Alan Jackson:
Alan Jackson is one of the most successful and respected singer-songwriters in music.  He’s sold nearly 60 million albums worldwide, topped the Country singles charts 35 times and scored more than 50 Top 10 hits.  He is a 17-time ACM Award winner, a 16-time CMA Award recipient, and a two-time Grammy-honored artist whose songwriting has earned him the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award and an induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame as a 2011 Songwriter/Artist inductee.  Jackson has written or co-written 24 of his 35 No. 1 hit singles, placing him in the elite company of Paul McCartney and John Lennon among songwriters who’ve written more than 20 songs that they’ve recorded and taken to the top of the charts. Jackson is one of the 10 best-selling artists since the inception of SoundScan, ranking alongside the likes of Eminem and Metallica.  Jackson’s latest hit, “So You Don’t Have to Love Me Anymore,” is from his forthcoming new album, which will be released in 2012.

About Capitol Records Nashville:
Capitol Records Nashville is one of Country music’s most prominent imprints, having been named Label of the Year by Billboard and Country Aircheck for three consecutive years and Music Row and Country Radio Seminar for 2009 and 2010.  The label is part of EMI, the world’s largest independent music company, and is home to a roster of Country music legends, emerging artists and global superstars.  In 2010, Capitol Records Nashville announced its newest imprint EMI Records Nashville, which is designed to be a sister label to Capitol Nashville.

About Country Radio Seminar:
Country Radio Seminar is an annual convention designed to educate and promote the exchange of ideas and business practices in the Country music industry, with specific emphasis on issues relevant to Country radio.  CRS 2012 will be held Feb. 22-24, 2012, in downtown Nashville, Tenn., at the Nashville Convention Center.  Visit  www.CountryRadioSeminar.com for more information.  Country Radio Seminar is a property of Country Radio Broadcasters.

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