Alan Eugene Jackson is an American country artist who has sold over 50 million records. He was influenced by the new traditional country of the 1980s, and he was one of the most popular country singers of the 1990s, blending both honky tonk and mainstream country sounds and penning many of his own hits. In his career, he has recorded sixteen studio albums and several compilations, all on the Arista Nashville label. More than fifty of his singles have reached Top 30 on the Billboard country charts, including twenty-four Number Ones. He is the recipient and nominee of multiple awards. He was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in 2001.