Alan Jackson to Receive ASCAP's Top Honor


Alan Jackson


In succeed of Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder among others, the country musician is this year's recipient of Founders Awards.

Country music star Alan Jackson is set to be honored with the prestigious Founders Award at the ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) Country Music Awards next month.

The "I'll Try" hitmaker will be feted at the organization's 48th annual ceremony, held at the War Memorial Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee on September 14. The event will honor songwriters and publishers of ASCAP's most performed country songs from April 1, 2009 through March 31, 2010.

The Founders Award is one of ASCAP's top prizes, handed to stars who have "made pioneering contributions to music by inspiring and influencing their fellow music creators". Past recipients include Sir Paul McCartney, Garth Brooks, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel and Smokey Robinson.

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