Alan Jackson has surpassed the 50-million mark for album sales. He released his debut album, Here in the Real World, in 1990. His 17th album, Good Time, was released earlier this year. Sony BMG Nashville Chairman Joe Galante said, "Alan's songs and shows have propelled him to this incredible level of success. He has never lost touch with the fans and they've shown their appreciation year after year with No. 1 singles and platinum sales."