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BLAKE SHELTON ANNOUNCES HEADLINING ARENA TOUR: “WELL LIT & AMPLIFIED TOUR 2012”

BLAKE SHELTON ANNOUNCES HEADLINING ARENA TOUR: “WELL LIT & AMPLIFIED TOUR 2012”

Justin Moore and NBC’s The Voice, Dia Frampton Set To Open

NASHVILLE, TN – (October 3, 2011) – Blake Shelton, reigning “Male Vocalist of the Year” and five-time CMA nominee including a nod for their most prestigious honor, “Entertainer of the Year” announced today his “Well Lit & Amplified Tour 2012.” Shelton will kick-off his 27 city arena tour in January in Toledo, OH and ending in March at Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay - with opening acts, Justin Moore and NBC’s “The Voice” finalist, Dia Frampton. Shelton was Dia’s coach on this past season of the hit NBC show “The Voice.”

VIP tour packages will be available for purchase through www.BlakeShelton.com and includes items such as premium seats, a limited addition autographed poster and other exclusive merchandise.

Blake Shelton is one of the "most versatile of contemporary country singers" (The New York Times). The country superstar's single “God Gave Me You” recently broke the Top 10 and is his fastest rising single to date. The emotionally powerful single is off his new album Red River Blue. Red River Blue debuted at No. 1 on the Soundscan Top Current Albums chart and Soundscan Top Country Albums chart with the Associated Press calling the album “the best album of his career.” Shelton’s infectious multi-week No. 1 hit, “Honey Bee" is also off his new album 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 has nine No. 1 hits and has not had a single peak outside the Top Ten since 2007.

For more information on Blake Shelton and “Well Lit & Amplified Tour 2012” tour dates, please visit www.BlakeShelton.com.

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