GRAMMY NOMINATED COUNTRY STAR AND ACM AWARD CO-HOST BLAKE SHELTON EXTENDS FIRST HEADLINING TOUR INTO 2011

Blake Shelton is one of the “most versatile of contemporary country singers” (New York Times). The CMA Male Vocalist of the Year proves to be one of the industry’s hottest vocalists with career highlights that include the release of three albums in 2010 – Hillbilly Bone, All About Tonight and his first greatest hits album LOADED: The Best of Blake Shelton, garnering two No. 1 hits with his album’s title-tracks “Hillbilly Bone” (featuring longtime friend, Trace Adkins) and “All About Tonight” and being inducted as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. Shelton is currently nominated for his first GRAMMY award for “Best Country Collaboration with Vocals” for his single “Hillbilly Bone.” Shelton’s infectious hit “Hillbilly Bone” has won an award at every major Country award show – the ACA’s for “Music Video of the Year” and “Music Video: Male,” the ACM Award for “Vocal Event of the Year,” CMA Award for “Musical Event of the Year” and CMT Award for “Collaborative Video of the Year.” LOADED: The Best of Blake Shelton is available now and debuted in the Top 10 on the Country Charts adding Shelton into the elite group of artists who have charted three records in one year (among those are Garth Brooks, Kenny Chesney and Alan Jackson) and the only artist to do so in 2010. Shelton has seven No. 1 hits which include his back-to-back multi-week No. 1 singles “She Wouldn’t Be Gone” and “Home,” his five-week No. 1 debut single, “Austin” and two additional multi-week No. 1 hits with “The Baby” and “Some Beach.” Shelton has not had a single peak outside the Top Ten since 2007.

“2011 All About Tonight Tour” Tour Dates:

Date City, State

2/8/11 Tulare, CA

2/17/11 San Antonio, TX

2/18/11 Winnie, TX

2/19/11 Waco, TX

2/25/11 Brookings, SD

2/26/11 Duluth, MN

3/11/11 Fayetteville, NC

3/12/11 Augusta, GA

3/16/11 Austin, TX

3/17/11 Highland Heights, KY

3/18/11 Corbin, KY

3/19/11 Huntington, WV

3/26/11 Orlando FL

4/9/11 Auburn, AL

4/16/11 Valdosta, GA

5/7/11 Catoosa, OK

For more information on Blake Shelton and specific information on his “2011 All About Tonight Tour”, please visit www.BlakeShelton.com.

Author: James McQuiston

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