Alan Jackson Likes Zac Brown Band’s Style

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Alan Jackson Likes Zac Brown Band’s Style

Published on October 29, 2012 by Eric 'WizKid' Odom

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Alan Jackson photo courtesy of ACR/EMI Records Nashville.

Alan Jackson is once again nominated alongside Zac Brown Band for Musical Event of the Year at the CMA Awards for their duet “Dixie Highway.” They were nominated last year as well for “As She’s Walking Away.” Their two nominations in the category may have to do with the fact that Alan just likes Zac.

“I like artists, and I like Zac, that are the real thing,” Alan said. “He’s not just a singer, a guy that got out of college and said, ‘Hey, I wanna be a country singer and move to Nashville.’ He’s a guy who was singing and really making a living doing it playing clubs and things that I did too. He’s created his own sound and his own musical style. It’s not real hard country, but it’s rootsy. I like that kind of sound.”

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For a complete list of nominees or to re-live all the glitz and glamour of last year’s show, visit our special CMA Awards section!  Zac Brown Band is scheduled to perform during the CMA Awards. The show will air live from Nashville on ABC on November 1 at 8p|7c.


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