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BLAKE SHELTON WINS TWO AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS FOR “HILLBILLY BONE” AT TONIGHT’S ACA’S IN LAS VEGAS

BLAKE SHELTON WINS TWO AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS FOR “HILLBILLY BONE” AT TONIGHT’S ACA’S IN LAS VEGAS

Shelton took home the awards for “Music Video of the Year” and
“Music Video: Male” at the first annual award show
NASHVILLE – (December 6th, 2010) – Tonight Warner Bros. Recording artist Blake Shelton celebrated another exciting career highlight winning the fan-voted American Country Awards for “Music Video of the Year” and “Music Video: Male” for his hit video “Hillbilly Bone,” which features longtime friend Trace Adkins. The award wins top off a whirlwind year for Shelton’s No. 1 single “Hillbilly Bone,” which has won every major Country award (ACA, ACM, CMA, CMT) this year. Shelton opened the ACA show tonight with his fan-favorite performance of, “Kiss My Country Ass.”

“This year has been so incredible,” said Shelton. “I want to thank FOX for creating a new award show so I can win more awards for "Hillbilly Bone." Seriously though, I want to thank my fans for voting for me. There are no better fans out there than you guys. Thank you!"

Blake Shelton is one of the “most versatile of contemporary country singers” (New York Times). Shelton has had a successful year with career highlights that include an induction into the Grand Ole Opry, the release of three albums – Hillbilly Bone, All About Tonight, LOADED: The Best of Blake Shelton and garnering two No. 1 hits with his album’s title tracks “Hillbilly Bone” and “All About Tonight.” LOADED: The Best of Blake Shelton is in stores now and debuted in the Top 10 on the Country Charts adding Shelton into the elite group of artists who have charted three records in one year – among those are Garth Brooks, Kenny Chesney and Alan Jackson. Shelton has seven No. 1 hits which include his back-to-back multi-week No. 1 singles “She Wouldn’t Be Gone” and “Home,” his five-week No. 1 debut single, “Austin” and two additional multi-week No. 1 hits with “The Baby” and “Some Beach.” Shelton has not had a single peak outside the Top Ten since 2007.
For more information on Blake Shelton, please visit www.BlakeShelton.com

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