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Blake Shelton's "Based On A True Story..." Is Country Album of the Year

Blake Shelton's "Based On A True Story..." Is Country Album of the Year

Blake Shelton’s Not So Family Christmas Special Receives Writers Guild Award Nomination

NASHVILLE, TN – (December 12, 2013) – The CMA Awards’ Album of the Year, ACA Awards’ Album of the Year and GRAMMY-nominated Country Album of the Year, Based On a True Story… has had three consecutive No. 1 singles and its current single “Mine Would Be You,” which held the top spot at Billboard’s Country Airplay Chart for three weeks straight, is GRAMMY-nominated for Best Country Solo Performance and Country Song of the Year. Blake has sold 4.6 million total singles off the critically acclaimed, award-winning album since March and it marks the fastest platinum-certified album of his career. To date, Blake as sold over 7 million albums and 20 million digital tracks. In addition, Blake’s Christmas special, Blake Shelton’s Not So Family Christmas, was nominated in the Writers Guild Awards’ “Comedy/Variety – Music, Awards, Tributes – Specials” category for its outstanding achievement during the 2013 season. This unforgettable award-winning year also saw Blake selling out amphitheaters and arenas across the U.S. on his critically-acclaimed Ten Times Crazier tour. Billboard Magazine’s Ray Waddell projected Blake to “finish among the top touring artists for any genre” this year.

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