CMT Artist Of The Year: Jason Aldean

1.Jason Aldean was born on February 23, 1977 in Macon, GA. His real name is Jason Aldine Williams.
1.Jason Aldean was born on February 23, 1977 in Macon, GA. His real name is Jason Aldine Williams.
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2.Jason Aldean has had six number 1 songs on the Hot Country Songs charts and another six in the Top Ten.
2.Jason Aldean has had six number 1 songs on the Hot Country Songs charts and another six in the Top Ten.
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3.Jason married his wife Jessica Ussery in 2001 and they currently live in Nashville, TN with their two daughters, Kendall and Keeley
3.Jason married his wife Jessica Ussery in 2001 and they currently live in Nashville, TN with their two daughters, Kendall and Keeley
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7.Jason's first performance, at age 14 at a local Veteran's of Foreign Wars event, was attended by ten people.
7.Jason's first performance, at age 14 at a local Veteran's of Foreign Wars event, was attended by ten people.
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4.After performing "Dirt Road Anthem" with rapper Ludacris at the 2011 CMT Music Awards, the song hit number 1 on the country chart and became Aldean's first Top Ten hit on the Hot 100 chart.
4.After performing "Dirt Road Anthem" with rapper Ludacris at the 2011 CMT Music Awards, the song hit number 1 on the country chart and became Aldean's first Top Ten hit on the Hot 100 chart.
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9.In 2011, Jason was nominated for four CMT Music Awards and five CMA Awards.
9.In 2011, Jason was nominated for four CMT Music Awards and five CMA Awards.
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7.Jason's first performance, at age 14 at a local Veteran's of Foreign Wars event, was attended by ten people.
7.Jason's first performance, at age 14 at a local Veteran's of Foreign Wars event, was attended by ten people.
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8.Jason scored a number 1 hit on the country charts with "Don't you want to stay", a collaboration with Kelly Clarkson. However, he also considered fellow American Idol winner Carrie Underwood for the duet.
8.Jason scored a number 1 hit on the country charts with "Don't you want to stay", a collaboration with Kelly Clarkson. However, he also considered fellow American Idol winner Carrie Underwood for the duet.
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10.Jason owns the arcade version of a Donkey Kong Machine which he claims is his geekiest possession.
10.Jason owns the arcade version of a Donkey Kong Machine which he claims is his geekiest possession.
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5.Jason's Youtube account has received more views than any other male country artist's.
5.Jason's Youtube account has received more views than any other male country artist's.
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