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CMA AWARD NOMINEE FOR MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR, BLAKE SHELTON KICKS-OFF HIS FIRST HEADLINING TOUR ENTITLED “ALL ABOUT TONIGHT"

CMA AWARD NOMINEE FOR MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR, BLAKE SHELTON KICKS-OFF HIS FIRST HEADLINING TOUR ENTITLED “ALL ABOUT TONIGHT"

CMA AWARD NOMINEE FOR MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR, BLAKE SHELTON
KICKS-OFF HIS FIRST HEADLINING TOUR ENTITLED “ALL ABOUT TONIGHT TOUR”

Nashville, TN – (October 13, 2010) – It’s All About Tonight as the four-time CMA Award nominee, including one for Male Vocalist of the Year, Blake Shelton kicks-off his first ever headlining tour tonight at the famous Ogden Theatre in Denver, Colorado. The tour, entitled “All About Tonight Tour” announced its West Coast run through the month of October, hitting major cities such as Los Angeles, Phoenix and San Francisco. Shelton will perform tonight in Denver before continuing his tour to Bakersfield, CA at Fox Theater on Friday, Oct. 15.

This has been a successful year for the ACM and CMT Award winner who recently received a surprise invitation from the Grand Ole Opry to join the distinguished organization as their newest member. Shelton will be officially inducted into the Grand Ole Opry on Oct. 23. This year alone, Shelton has released two albums, where he gained two back-to-back No. 1 hits with his singles, “Hillbilly Bone” and “All About Tonight” and four CMA Award nominations - one for Male Vocalist of the Year, Single of the Year ("Hillbilly Bone"), Musical Event of the Year (“Hillbilly Bone” featuring Trace Adkins) and Music Video of the Year (“Hillbilly Bone” featuring Trace Adkins). Shelton has no plans of slowing down as his first ever Greatest Hits release; LOADED: The Best of Blake Shelton will be available everywhere on Nov. 9.

"I am extremely excited about this tour. To go out and know that the crowd is there for you - every night - that is one heck of a feeling,” says Shelton. “The best part, I get to see my fans in cities I haven't performed in for a while like Los Angeles. Hell...I'm just glad there letting a hillbilly like me back in town," he adds with a laugh.

Blake Shelton’s “All About Tonight Tour” Tour Dates:

Date City, State

10/13/10 Denver, CO

10/15/10 Bakersfield, CA

10/16/10 Temecula, CA

10/17/10 Santa Rosa, CA

10/20/10 Los Angeles, CA

10/21/10 Phoenix, AZ

Blake Shelton is one of the “most versatile of contemporary country singers” (The New York Times). The country star continues to prove to be one of the industry’s hottest vocalists as he reigns in on a successful year with career highlights that include the release of his two SIX PAK albums – Hillbilly Bone and his most recent release, All About Tonight, an ACM and CMT award win, four CMA award nominations and garnering two No. 1 hits with his album title-track’s “Hillbilly Bone” (featuring longtime friend, Trace Adkins) and “All About Tonight.” All About Tonight debuted at No. 1 on the SoundScan Top Country Albums chart and No. 6 on Billboard's Top 200 chart, making it Shelton’s highest charting record-to-date. Shelton has seven No. 1 hits with, “All About Tonight,” “Hillbilly Bone,” 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 singles 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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