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New Music From Blake Shelton Coming This Fall

Posted by Administrator on August 4, 2014 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Grammy-nominated country superstar and CMA’s four-time reigning Male Vocalist of the Year Blake Shelton will release 'Bringing Back The Sunshine' on September 30th! His eleventh studio album is exclusively available for pre-order now at Walmart , Itunes and Blake's official website. Stay tuned to hear more exciting news, including Blake's first single from the brand new album!  We're looking forward to hearing this one!!

Blake Shelton To Perform at iHeartRadio Music Awards

Posted by Administrator on April 21, 2014 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Blake Shelton is among the performers added to the lineup for the inaugural music special iHeartRadio Music Awards, to be aired live from Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium May 1st on NBC. Additional newly announced performers include Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell, Pitbull, Shakira and Thirty Seconds to Mars. They will join recently announced iHeartRadio Music Awards entertainers Luke Bryan, Ariana Grande, Arcade Fire and Ed Sheeran.

In addition to performances at the Shrine Auditorium, the event will feature artists playing iconic venues across Los Angeles, including The Roxy and the Hotel Cafe.

Category finalists for the iHeartRadio Music Awards were announced on March 26. Shelton is nominated twice in the Country Song of the Year category, for “Boys ‘Round Here” and “Mine Would Be You.”


Shakira To Join Blake Shelton For Special Performance On ACM Awards

Posted by Administrator on April 1, 2014 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Blake Shelton will welcome fellow The Voice coach Shakira to the Academy of Country Music awards stage on Sunday, April 6th. The pair will perform “Medicine,” a track on Shakira’s album. Shakira penned “Medicine” with Hillary Lindsey and Mark Bright. Be sure to tune in Sunday night at 8 p.m. ET!



Blake & Miranda Put Down Roots In Nashville

Posted by Administrator on March 5, 2014 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Photo: Frederick Breedon/FilmMagic is reporting that Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert purchased a mansion in Music City.

Miranda Lambert told Taste of Country’s Sam Alex the news about the recent purchase just outside of Nashville in Brentwood, Tennessee.  She and husband Blake Shelton previously lived full-time in Tishomingo, Oklahoma.  Lambert said she and NBC’s The Voice judge Shelton spend so much time country capitol they decided to move.  We just bought a house here in Nashville, outside of town. We had a condo for a while, but we wanted to like, kinda put roots down, because we’re always going to be in Nashville.” The songstress also revealed that they are looking forward to their life in the Nashville area, adding “we’re excited about it because we’re here all the time and we’ll always be here recording records and having something to do in Nashville.”

Photo: MLS listing reported property records reveal Miranda and Blake purchased a custom home in Brentwood, Tennessee that sits on the prestigious Arnold Palmer Signature Golf course.  The three-level home has 5 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, 11,079 square feet and an outdoor pool.  Property records show that Miranda and Blake paid $2,258,000 and closed on the home on July 24, 2013.

The Band Perry To Advise For Team Blake On 'The Voice'

Posted by Administrator on February 5, 2014 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

On the heels of their performance on the NFL and Fox’s Super Bowl LXVIII Tailgate pregame show, The Band Perry will advise Blake Shelton‘s team during the “Battle Rounds” on Season Six of NBC’s The Voice. The season premiere will take place Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 at 8 p.m. EST / 7 p.m. CST.


“Blake didn’t have to ask us twice if we wanted to mentor his team this season on The Voice, ” said The Band Perry. “It was so much fun to work with Team Blake, and after 15 years of receiving plenty of ‘constructive criticism,’ it was our turn to pay it forward. We just hope we were as helpful to Blake’s team as our own mentors have been to us through the years.”


2014 Country Grammy Nominees

Posted by Administrator on December 28, 2013 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Photo Credit:  2014 Grammys

The 56th Grammy Awards airs Sunday, January 26 at 8/7 Central time on CBS.  Country music is well represented with several artists receiving multiple nominations.  Taylor Swift and Kacey Musgraves top the list with 4 total nominations each.  Blake Shelton came in a close second with 3 nominations.  Lee Brice and Tim McGraw both received 2 nominations.  Below are the nominees from country music fjor the 2014 Grammy Awards.  



Taylor Swift


Kacey Musgraves


"I Drive Your Truck"

Lee Brice

"I Want Crazy"

Hunter Hayes

"Mama’s Broken Heart"

Miranda Lambert

"Wagon Wheel"

Darius Rucker

"Mine Would Be You"

Blake Shelton


"From This Valley"

The Civil Wars

"Don’t Rush"

Kelly Clarkson Featuring Vince Gill

"Your Side Of The Bed"

Little Big Town

"Highway Don’t Care"

Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift & Keith Urban

"You Can’t Make Old Friends"

Kenny Rogers With Dolly Parton

BEST COUNTRY SONG  (award goes to songwriters)

"Begin Again"

Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift)

"I Drive Your Truck"

Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington & Jimmy Yeary, songwriters (Lee Brice)

"Mama’s Broken Heart"

Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally & Kacey Musgraves, songwriters (Miranda Lambert)

"Merry Go ‘Round"

Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves & Josh Osborne, songwriters (Kacey Musgraves)

"Mine Would Be You"

Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington & Deric Ruttan, songwriters (Blake Shelton)


Night Train

Jason Aldean

Two Lanes Of Freedom

Tim McGraw

Same Trailer Different Park

Kacey Musgraves

Based On A True Story

Blake Shelton


Taylor Swift

George Strait, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Eric Church & More To Perform At George Jones Tribute

Posted by Administrator on September 18, 2013 at 1:35 AM Comments comments (0)

With the SOLD OUT tribute concert already hosting top names in all genres of music, Nancy Jones is excited to announce the addition of George Strait, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Eric Church, Reba McEntire, and Alabama to the all-star lineup.

“I am thrilled and honored that so many of George’s friends are coming to what would have been his last concert, but is not a fitting tribute,” says Nancy Jones. “George loved these artists and before passing had actually wrote letters to almost all of them.”

The newly added list of performers will join previously announced artists Alan Jackson, Dierks Bentley, Travis Tritt, Tanya Tucker, Josh Turner, The Oak Ridge Boys, Charlie Daniels, Jamey Johnson, Montgomery Gentry, Sam Moore, and others. All previously announced artists are currently being reconfirmed.

George Jones, often referred to as the "the greatest living country singer" was on his farewell tour titled "The Grand Tour,” when he passed away. The icon’s hits, "I Don't Need Your Rockin' Chair", "Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes", "White Lightning" and "He Stopped Loving Her Today" will surely become standards for honky-tonk cover bands for years to come.

About George Jones

George Jones was the #2 best-charting country artist of all time, with a staggering list of hit singles since the ‘50s. The Beaumont, Texas native also has 143 Top 40 hits to his name, has received two Grammy Awards, was a 2008 Kennedy Center Honor recipient, is a Country Music Hall of Fame member, was presented with a GRAMMY® Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 and holds a National Medal of Arts medallion.


Dierks Bentley To Host 7th Annual ACM Honors

Posted by Administrator on July 30, 2013 at 1:10 AM Comments comments (0)


Dierks Bentley will return to host the 7th Annual ACM Honors, dedicated to the honorees and off-camera category winners of the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music awards. The event will take place Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.


Tickets, priced at $40.00, will go on sale to the public at 8 a.m. PST on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013. They will be available at and at the Ryman box office.


This is Bentley’s second consecutive time hosting the event, and the fourth time the ceremony will be held at the Ryman Auditorium. The evening is sponsored in part by American Airlines, City National Bank and Spot Shot®.


Those being honored include Special Award recipients Jason Aldean, Guy Clark, Blake Shelton, Tommy Wiggins, Lady Antebellum and The Judds. Keith Whitley and Hank Williams will also be honored posthumously. The evening also recognizes winners of the MBI (musician, bandleader, instrumentalist) and Industry categories, which are not presented during the live telecast of the Academy of Country Music Awards. In addition, Dallas Davidson will be recognized as the winner of Songwriter of the Year.


The Grand Ole Opry Offers Two New Tours

Posted by Administrator on July 11, 2013 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

The Grand Ole Opry is giving fans two new backstage tours to experience, the pre-show VIP Behind The Opry Curtain Tour and an Opry House Post-Show Tour. These are added to the Opry’s backstage tour line-up, which includes a daytime tour via video featuring Opry member Blake Shelton as host.

The VIP Behind The Opry Curtain Tour will allow a limited number of fans to stand backstage as the big red curtain goes up on an Opry performance. It will also offer a look at the moments leading up to an Opry show before they are escorted to their seats.

The new Opry House Post-Show Tour will feature Opry member and Darius Rucker as a video host. It will share backstage memories and favorite moments. Rucker's videos will feature "Opry Home Movies," which will share footage of artists' Opry debuts, including Vince Gill, Alan Jackson, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley and more. Special performances of George Jones, Dolly Parton and others will also be included.

Other Opry tour highlights include a sampling of 18 dressing rooms, the Opry Member Gallery, the Opry Family Room, Opry House Studio A, and the Opry stage.

Tickets and information are available at, 800-SEE-OPRY, and at the Opry box office.

Blake Shelton Has Snakes & Scorpions On His "Honey Do" List

Posted by Administrator on June 28, 2013 at 12:20 PM Comments comments (0)


Photo:  Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Country boy Blake Shelton has a stranger "honey do" list than most.  He shared a few of his duties with his Twitter followers this week.  Blake tweeted, "Statement just made in the Shelton household: "After you throw that snake out please get the scorpion off the door!!! #country."  Living out in the country certainly has its benefits but the snakes and scorpions aren't those!  In the past, Blake has posted pictures of a wild ostritch, among others, and combined with being an avid outdoorsman he and wife Miranda Lambert are definitely, as he puts it, "backwoods legit"!