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Monday, August 30, 2010


This is Shelton’s first three-week chart No. 1 since 2004

Nashville, TN – Blake Shelton, one of the industry’s “most versatile of contemporary country singers” (The New York Times), holds on to the No. 1 spot on the Billboard and Country Aircheck (Mediabase) charts for the third week in a row with his single, “All About Tonight.” The last time the Academy of Country Music and CMT Award winner had a single top the charts at three plus weeks was in 2004 with his four-week No. 1 single, “Some Beach.” Shelton is the only solo male country artist – one of three artists overall – to log more than one chart-topper so far this year on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs and has not had a single peak outside the Top Ten since 2007.
Shelton’s latest SIX PAK is produced by Scott Hendricks and includes six new tracks. Shelton's first SIX PAK album, "Hillbilly Bone," was released earlier this year and debuted at No. 3 on Billboard's Top 200 chart and No. 2 on the Top Country Albums Chart. It also featured the No. 1 title track with longtime friend Trace Adkins. Shelton hits include his back-to-back multi-week No. 1 singles, "She Wouldn't Be Gone" and "Home," his six-week No. 1 debut single, "Austin," and two additional multi-week No. 1 singles with "The Baby" and "Some Beach."

“Blake Shelton Live: It’s All About Tonight” Premieres September 8 on
Great American Country

Nashville, TN – It’s appropriate that country star Blake Shelton’s first television concert special takes place in an indoor stadium on the largest stage he’s ever worked.  “When I was a teenager in Oklahoma, Garth Brooks had his first television special and everybody I knew taped it.  It was the biggest thing ever,” Shelton recalls.  “I probably watched it 100 times; there was this huge stage and I remember thinking, ‘That’s what you do and that’s what I want to do one day.’”

Shot at Roberts Stadium in Evansville, Indiana, Blake Shelton Live: It’s All About Tonight premieres Wednesday, September 8, 9:00 p.m/Eastern on Great American Country(GAC).  The special is produced by Jon Small, the creative mind behind several Emmy-nominated projects including Garth Brooks’ Central Park HBO special.

While state of the art stage production and lighting surround Shelton and his tight band of musicians/friends, it’s Shelton’s ability to connect with his audience through songs, stories and a sharply-tuned sense of humor that really takes center stage.   While the Garth epiphany happened during his high school years, Shelton knew at an early age what he was meant to do.  “From the time I was 7 years old I’d decided that I wanted to sing,” he recalls.  “Waylon and Hank, Jr., were almost like action heroes; they were just cool because they were singing and they sounded cool and they had guitars in their hands.”

The 90-minute special is barely enough time for Shelton to perform the smash hits he’s amassed since first topping the charts in 2001 with the five-week No. 1 hit, “Austin,” but he manages to fire up the sold-out crowd with “All About Tonight,” “The More I Drink,” “Kiss My Country Ass,” “She Wouldn’t Be Gone,” “Some Beach,” “Ol’ Red,” “Hillbilly Bone,” and of course, “Austin.”  Fans also get a chance to hear the brand new “Who Are You When I’m Not Looking,” (“One of my all-time favorites”) and are treated to a special performance of his hit “Home,” a duet with special guest and fiancé, Miranda Lambert.  “When it comes to Miranda and I performing together, there’s an excitement that comes with that and it doesn’t involve being nervous or something that I think a lot about.”  His performances are interspersed with candid (and sometimes comedic) conversations about life and music as Shelton sees it.

“Blake’s talent, energy and great sense of humor combine to make a very entertaining special” says Sarah Trahern, SVP of programming for GAC.  “GAC is thrilled to be able to partner with him for his first televised special as we continue to deliver great country music performances to our audience.”
“Music means everything to me,” Shelton explains. “It’s as vital to me as water and air and food.  And beyond that, country music is that important to me.”


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