Jason Williams Aldean, Class of 1995, won Male Vocalist of the Year at the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, honoring country music’s best and introducing the industry’s hottest emerging talent. Congrats to Jason! He also performed as a Favorite Country Artist nominee at the 2013 People’s Choice Award show on Wednesday, Jan 9th on the CBS Network. He brought in the New Year on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. See “My Kinda Party” at www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ih9SNGk06Ks.
He captured 3 Grammy Award nominations in 2012 for Best Country Solo Performance (Dirt Road Anthem), Best Country Duo Performance (with Kelly Clarkson) and Best Country Album (My Kinda Party)! See the news at www.billboard.com/column/the-615/jason-aldean-flying-high-after-grammy-nominations-1005594412.story#/column/the-615/jason-aldean-flying-high-after-grammy-nominations-1005594412.story.
He also took home six ACA trophies! Read the article at www.usatoday.com/life/music/awards/story/2011-12-05/aca-jason-aldean/51663920/1.
Jason received two Country Music Association (CMA) awards including Album of the year for his platinum-selling “My Kinda Party” and Musical Event of the year for “Don’t You Wanna Stay,” his crossover duet with Kelly Clarkson. See the CMA news at www.blogs.ajc.com/atlanta-music-scene/2011/11/09/jason-aldean-nabs-first-cma-award-sugarland-lady-a-win-as-well/?cxntlid=thbz_hm. He won his first belt buckle, taking home CMT performance of the year for “Tattoos on This Town.”
He also captured two 2012 Billboard Music Awards for Best Country Song (Dirt Road Anthem) and Best Country Album (My Kinda Party)!
Aldean performed live at the 2011 Country Music Television (CMT) Music Awards on June 2011. Jason was nominated in four categories including Video of the Year (My Kinda Party), Best Male Artist Video (My Kinda Party), Best Collaboration (Don’t You Wanna Stay) with Kelly Clarkston, and Best Web Video (My Kinda Party). Read about the November 2010 CMA performance at http://tvbythenumbers.com/2010/11/01/jason-aldean-and-kelly-clarkson-to-perform-together-on-the-44th-annual-cma-awards-on-abc/70351. Jason provides an exclusive tour of his man cave (barn). He also displays his Windsor jersey!
Check out the tour at www.countryweekly.com/jason_aldean_man_cave/videos/115. He releases the latest on his new album, My Kinda Party, at www.cmt.com/news/news-in-brief/1646269/jason-aldean-schedules-new-album-my-kinda-party-for-nov-2.jhtml.
Also, Jason performed Jan 2010 in Macon. Read the articles and see the interview at www.13wmaz.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=74028&catid=7. See Jason’s latest video at www.cmt.com/videos/jason-aldean/412883/big-green-tractor.jhtml.
Jason has also recorded music with rock star Bryan Adams at cmt.com and was nominated for a People’s Choice Award for Favorite Country Artist!
Jason secretly shot an upcoming music video at Windsor’s campus on Saturday, March 7th, 2009. Some of the scenes will feature Windsor’s Field of Dreams. Jason recently rocked the Country Music Association (CMA) with his new hit single “She’s Country.” Watch the CMA performance at www.cmt.com/videos/jason-aldean/323417/shes-country-from-the-2008-cma-awards.jhtml.
Jason missed another shot at the New Artist of the Year by the Country Music Association (CMA). The Association of 6,000 members selected Lady Antebellum. The competition included Rodney Atkins, James Otto, and Kellie Pickler. Jason is always No. 1 at Windsor!
Jason also rocked the Reaves Arena in October with a sold-out concert at the Georgia National Fair. Jason mentioned Windsor during his concert. He completed 2008 tour dates as the opening act for Tim McGraw.
Jason performed “Johnny Cash” at the 2007 Academy of Country Music Awards in Nashville on the ABC Network. Taylor Swift took home the Horizon Award trophy for Best New Artist against Aldean, Rodney Atkins, Little Big Town, and Kellie Pickler.
Aldean has just released a new video “Laughed Until We Cried.” The sentimental journey can be seen at www.cmt.com/videos/jason-aldean/179649/laughed-until-we-cried.jhtml. Jason’s albums include 2005’s Jason Aldean and 2007’s Relentless, which have been certified platinum and gold, respectively with the independent label Broken Bow Records. His self-titled debut featured the Top 10 smash hit and #1 CMT Music Video “Hicktown” and singles “Why” and “Amarillo Sky.”
CONGRATULATIONS to Jason Aldean and his wife, Jessica, on the birth of their second daughter, Kendyl, on Monday, August 20th, 2007.
According to the CMT website, Jason’s second album, Relentless, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard country chart, and sold more than 98,000 copies in its first week. The album features “Johnny Cash” and also “Grown Woman,” a duet with country star Miranda Lambert.
Jason performed on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and at the CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock.
The recording artist and writer received the award for Top New Male Vocalist at the 2006 Academy of Country Music Awards (CMA). He also actively supports the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation to honor one of his friends who died from the disease. He will be touring with Rascal Flatts during the 2007 summer and fall season.