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BLAKE SHELTON’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW ALBUM RED RIVER BLUE AVAILABLE EVERYWHERE TOMORROW, JULY 12

BLAKE SHELTON’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW ALBUM RED RIVER BLUE AVAILABLE EVERYWHERE TOMORROW, JULY 12

This week, the reigning CMA Male Vocalist will appear on the Late Show with David Letterman, Live! With Regis and Kelly and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

NASHVILLE, TN – (July 11, 2011) – Blake Shelton, reigning CMA Male Vocalist of the Year and the most interesting man in country music (http://bit.ly/mostinterestingman), is gearing up for his highly anticipated eighth studio album Red River Blue available everywhere beginning tomorrow, July 12. In support of his new release, Shelton will appear on NBC’s “Late Show with David Letterman” tomorrow night (7/12), LIVE! With Regis and Kelly on Wednesday morning (7/13) and NBC’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” on Wednesday night (7/13).

Yesterday, Shelton was featured on the cover of The New York Times’ Arts & Leisure section which they stated that he is “becoming the most important and visible ambassador from Nashville to the American mainstream.” In case you missed it, check out the artist here: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/10/arts/music/blake-shelton-the-voice-coa... .
Blake Shelton is the reigning CMA Male Vocalist of the Year and one of the "most versatile of contemporary country singers" (The New York Times). The country superstar's latest single “Honey Bee" is off his new album Red River Blue, and is Shelton’s first ever digital Platinum single. Shelton holds the record for the fastest-selling digital Platinum single for a male country solo artist. The single held the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Country chart for four weeks in a row with over 40 million in audience. No country artist has held this record in almost six years. The single marks Shelton's fourth consecutive No. 1 hit: “Honey Bee,” "Who Are You When I'm Not Looking," "All About Tonight" and "Hillbilly Bone." Shelton's CD, LOADED: The Best of Blake Shelton debuted in the Top 10 on the country charts, adding Shelton into an elite group of artists who have charted three records in one year. Shelton has nine No. 1 hits and has not had a single peak outside the Top Ten since 2007.

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