Jason Aldean

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Jason Aldean
Jason Aldean in 2014
Background information
Birth name Jason Aldine Williams
Born February 28, 1977 (1977-02-28) (age 40)
Origin Macon, Georgia,
U.S.
Genres Country, country-rock
Occupations Singer
Guitarist
Years active 2005-present
Labels Capitol Nashville
Broken Bow
Associated acts Kelly Clarkson
Colt Ford
Miranda Lambert
Ludacris
Brantley Gilbert
Michael Knox
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Website Official website

Jason Aldine Williams (born February 28, 1977 in Macon, Georgia) is an American country music singer and guitarist. Aldean has won two CMA awards in 2011 for "Musical Event of the Year" with "Don't You Wanna Stay" featuring Kelly Clarkson and "Album of the Year" for My Kinda Party.

Aldean is married to Jessica Ussery and they were wed on August 4, 2001. He resides with her and their two daughters Keeley and Kendyl in Nashville, Tennessee.

On October 1, 2017, Aldean had just begun performing "When She Says Baby" at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas when a gunman began firing into the crowd from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.[1][2] He fled the scene and was unharmed, but at least 58 people were killed and over five hundred people were injured as a result of the incident.[3]

Albums[change | change source]

Year Album
2005 Jason Aldean
2007 Relentless
2009 Wide Open
2010 My Kinda Party
2012 Night Train '
2014 Old Boots, New Dirt

Singles[change | change source]

    • 2005-2009
  • 2005-Hicktown
  • 2005-Why-#1 US Country
  • 2006-Amarillo Sky
  • 2007-Johnny Cash
  • 2007-Laughed Until We Cried
  • 2008-Relentless
  • 2008-She's Country-#1 US Country
  • 2009-Big Green Tractor-#1 US Country
  • 2009-The Truth-#1 US Country
    • 2010-
  • 2010-Crazy Town
  • 2010-My Kinda Party
  • 2010-Don't You Wanna Stay-#1 US Country
  • 2011-Dirt Road Anthem-#1 US Country
  • 2011-Tattoos On This Town
  • 2012-Fly Over States-#1 US Country
  • 2012-Take A Little Ride-#1 US Country
  • 2012-The Only Way I Know-#1 US Country
  • 2013-1994
  • 2013-Night Train (song)-#1 US Country
  • 2013-When She Says Baby-#1 US Country
  • 2014-Burnin' It Down-#1 US Country

References[change | change source]

  1. Adam Housley, Jake Gibson, Brooke Singman and The Associated Press contributed to this report (October 2, 2017). "Las Vegas shooting: At least 50 dead, more than 200 injured in massacre". Fox News. http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/10/02/las-vegas-shooting-at-least-50-dead-more-than-200-injured-in-massacre.html. Retrieved October 2, 2017. "Authorities first received calls about an active shooting at about 10:08 p.m. Country music star Jason Aldean was performing at the Route 91 Harvest Festival when the gunfire erupted."
  2. Sanders, Emmeline (October 02, 2017). "Terrifying moment country music star Jason Aldean's Las Vegas performance is cut short by gunfire'". Rolling Stone. http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/jason-aldean-vegas-shooting-performance-11273115.
  3. http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/02/us/las-vegas-shooting-live/index.html

Other websites[change | change source]

Official website