Jason Aldine Williams (born February 28, 1977, in Macon, Georgia) is an American country music singer, known professionally as Jason Aldean. Since 2005, Aldean has recorded for Broken Bow Records, an independent record label for which he has released four albums and sixteen singles. His 2005 self-titled debut and 2009 album Wide Open are both certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), while 2007's Relentless is certified gold. Of his singles, eight have reached the number one position on the Hot Country Songs charts: 'Why', 'She's Country', 'Big Green Tractor', 'The Truth', 'Don't You Wanna Stay' (a duet with Kelly Clarkson), 'Dirt Road Anthem', 'Fly Over States', and 'Take a Little Ride'. Seven more have reached top ten on the same chart. Aldean's parents, Barry and Debbie, divorced when he was three. He was raised by his mother, mainly in Macon, Georgia, where he went to high school at Windsor Academy.
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