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Blake Shelton Rises To Billboard's No. 1 Position

Blake Shelton Rises To Billboard's No. 1 Position

Sheryl Crow Surprises Blake with Plaque for Platinum Album Red River Blue

NASHVILLE, TN – (February 28, 2013) – Blake Shelton’s current hit single “Sure Be Cool If You Did” reached the No. 1 position on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs today marking Blake’s fastest rise to date. “Sure Be Cool If You Did” is off his Warner Bros. Records release Based On A True Story…. due out March 26 and available for pre-order at Store.BlakeShelton.com. Blake was also presented with a surprise plaque on stage by Sheryl Crow during Tuesday Night Supper Club’s “Sheryl Crow and Friends” event in honor of his GRAMMY nominated album, Red River Blue, recently earning Platinum certification by the RIAA.

Fans can catch Blake heading out on a major headlining tour of the U.S. beginning July 19th in Virginia Beach, VA. The “Ten Times Crazier Tour” which features special guest Mercury Recording artist, Easton Corbin, and ACM New Female Vocalist of the Year nominee, Jana Kramer, will crisscross the country with dates through the summer. For “Ten Times Crazier” dates, visit: www.BlakeShelton.com/shows.

Based On A True Story… Track Listing
1. Boys ‘Round Here
2. Sure Be Cool If You Did
3. Do You Remember
4. Small Town Big Time
5. Country On The Radio
6. My Eyes
7. Doin’ What She Likes
8. I Still Got A Finger
9. Mine Would Be You
10. Lay Low
11. Ten Times Crazier
12. Grandaddy’s Gun

ACM Awards co-host, CMA Awards’ Entertainer of the Year and three-peat Male Vocalist of the Year, Blake Shelton, is one of the "most versatile of contemporary country singers" (The New York Times). With seven consecutive No. 1 singles (twelve overall), Blake’s infectious multi-week No.1 hit, “Honey Bee" holds the record for the fastest-selling digital Platinum single for a male country solo artist. Blake’s current hit, “Sure Be Cool If You Did,” is off his 10th studio recording available everywhere March 26th with Entertainment Weekly calling it “ludicrously catchy” with an A- rating. Blake Shelton’s passion for country music and his commitment to mentoring his teammates from The Voice make him an incredible ambassador for country music. Starting July 19 in Virginia Beach, VA, you can catch Blake live on his “Ten Times Crazier Tour.” For dates visit: www.BlakeShelton.com

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