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Blake Shelton to Donate $1 from Every Fan Club Presale Ticket Sold to the ACM's Lifting Lives Foundation

Blake Shelton to Donate $1 from Every Fan Club Presale Ticket Sold to the ACM's Lifting Lives Foundation

Fans to spread awareness using Thunderclap

NASHVILLE, TN – (February 19, 2014) – After just having announced his upcoming Ten Times Crazier Tour 2014, five-time ACM nominee, including a nod for Entertainer of the Year, Blake Shelton is donating $1 from every fan club presale ticket sold to the Academy of Country Music’s Lifting Lives Foundation. Join Blake in spreading this message across the internet on Tuesday, February 25th at 8pm CT by becoming a supporter of the “Blake is #TenTimesCrazier!” Thunderclap campaign. Each supporter will be automatically entered to win 2 tickets and a backstage meet & greet with Blake at a nearby show. The Blake Shelton Thunderclap Campaign is now live here: http://smarturl.it/bsthunderclap .

Select presales begin on Feb 25th and will continue throughout Spring 2014. Updates will be posted on BlakeShelton.com and communicated via the Blake Shelton fan club email. In order to access fans must be a registered BS’er fan club member. Fans can register for free at: http://www.blakeshelton.com/user/register/?register.

The 20+ date Ten Times Crazier Tour 2014, promoted by LiveNation, with sponsors including Pepsi, kicks off in June and will visit cities including Chicago, Ill., Los Angeles, Calif., and New York, Ny. Blake will also be headlining various fairs and festivals throughout the US and Canada. The tour will feature his current single, “Doin’ What She Likes,” which is the 4th single off the CMA Award-winning and GRAMMY-nominated Country Album of the Year, Based On a True Story…, and is Top 10 on the charts. His previous hit single, “Mine Would Be You” shot to the top of the charts giving Blake his 10th consecutive No. 1 (15 overall).

About Blake Shelton
GRAMMY nominee, Blake Shelton, is CMA Awards’ reigning “Male Vocalist of the Year” for the 4th consecutive year, the 2013 recipient of “Album of the Year” for his current platinum-selling release, Based On a True Story…. and is a coach on NBC’s Emmy Award-winning musical-competition series “The Voice.” Blake is one of the "most versatile of contemporary country singers" (The New York Times). Just off the heels of his multi-week No. 1 smash hit, “Boys ‘Round Here,” the follow-up single “Mine Would Be You” raced to the top of the charts to mark his 15th No. 1 (10th consecutive) single. “Mine Would Be You” topped the charts for three weeks, making it one of the longest-charting country singles of 2013. His current single, “Doin’ What She Likes,” is rapidly approaching Top 5 on the country airplay charts. Blake has earned a host of other awards and nominations, including three GRAMMY nominations this year for Country Album of the Year and Country Solo Performance and Country Song of the Year nods for “Mine Would Be You.” His infectious multi-week No.1, “Honey Bee" still holds the record for the fastest-selling digital Platinum single for a male country solo artist, “To A Purist Mr. Shelton is a savvy student of tradition. To A Would-be outlaw he’s forever adding a wink. He’s a star who is only as explicit as you want him to be,” Jon Caramanica, The New York Times. 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. For more information please visit: BlakeShelton.com and follow on Twitter at @BlakeShelton.

About ACM Lifting Lives®
ACM Lifting Lives® is the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music dedicated to improving lives through the power of music. Through partnerships with artists and strong ties in the music industry, ACM Lifting Lives develops and funds music-related therapy and education programs, and serves members of the community who face unexpected hardships through its Diane Holcomb Emergency Relief Fund. Through generous donations and the support of artists and fans, ACM Lifting Lives is able to fund everything from disaster relief and helping communities in need, to music education in schools and music camps for those with disabilities, to supporting programs that use music therapy as a means to help our veterans and wounded warriors, while providing grants to help them ease back into life. For more information, please visit www.ACMLiftingLives.org.

About Thunderclap
Thunderclap is a crowd-speaking platform that helps people be heard by saying something together. It allows a single message to be mass-shared, flash mob-style, so it rises above the noise of everyone’s social networks. By boosting the signal at the same time, Thunderclap helps a single person create action and change like never before.

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