Alan Jackson Makes a Wish Come True for 5-Year-Old Fan Battling Cancer (VIDEO)

25 Country Songs That Have Taken Over the Billboard Charts

Right now, “Uptown Funk!” is dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart, but not too far down the list is Sam Hunt’s “Take Your Time” sitting pretty at 23.

Man of the Mullet! Alan Jackson Goes Retro Onstage in Nashville

For more than two hours Wednesday night, Alan Jackson took his Nashville audience on a musical journey through his 25-year multi-platinum career.

But he saved the ultimate blast from the past for his encore: The return of the country-crooner look that made him famous, complete with mullet hair, aviator glasses, sleeveless western shirt and worn-down-to-the-threads jeans.

Alan Jackson Announces 25th Anniversary Tour – and 2 Very Cool Opening Acts

The year was 1989: Alan Jackson was an unknown singer from Newnan, Georgia, on a brand-new label in Nashville, and excited to be releasing his first single and getting ready to go on his first tour as a signed artist.

Now, 25 years later – when many of his peers have slowed it down and dialed it back – the superstar has announced a big new tour to celebrate his silver anniversary.

Jackson’s 25th Anniversary Keepin’ It Country Tour will kick off Jan. 8, 2015, in Fort Myers, Florida, and wrap up May 17 at Denver’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

Alan Jackson Teases New Music, Talks Hardships in Nashville Performance

Alan Jackson usually lets his music do the talking, but that wasn’t the case Wednesday night at the Country Music Hall of Fame. The typically taciturn and always-humble superstar revealed the memories, personal details and inspiration behind almost two dozen of his most beloved songs.

Alan Jackson Opens His New Nashville Restaurant with a Surprise Concert

It was just supposed to be the grand opening of Nashville’s newest restaurant and live music club. But guests to the VIP party at the Acme Feed & Seed Wednesday night got a whole lot more than that.

“Thank y’all for letting me crash your party,” Alan Jackson told the stunned crowd when he took the stage for a surprise show at the eatery.

How Does Alan Jackson Clean House? With a Little Help From the Country Music Hall of Fame

Who needs a garage sale when the Country Music Hall of Fame wants your old stuff?

Standing on a small stage with his wife and three daughters in the Hall of Fame Wednesday, the subject of the museum’s newest exhibit – “Alan Jackson: 25 Years of Keepin’ It Country” – admitted he hadn’t yet seen what the museum curators had done with “all that stuff.”

Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean & More Help George Strait Say Goodbye at Texas Concert

When George Strait says goodbye, he makes quite the party out of it.

On Saturday night, the country music legend gathered more than 100,000 of his friends together in his home state of Texas, serenading them with hit after hit from his 33-year career.

Alan Jackson's Daughter Pens Script for His New Video

Alan Jackson Honored By His Country Peers

Some of country’s biggest stars lauded their own “singer of simple songs” Thursday night at a taping for CMT Giants honoring Alan Jackson.

“He has one of the greatest country voices we’ve ever had,” Martina McBride told PEOPLE about Jackson, who has sold more than 50 million albums and has had 33 No.-1 hits. “He writes about what he lives. He’s just the real deal.”