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After debuting at #1 on The Billboard 200 Album Chart last week with his new album BRINGING BACK THE SUNSHINE Blake Shelton makes history as the first country music artist to hit #1 on the Billboard Artist 100. The chart, which factors in album and digital song sales, plus radio airplay, saw Blake rise from #19 to #1. “Neon Light,” the first single from the new album is Top 5 and climbing.

Blake Shelton brings sunshine to the top of the charts this week as BRINGING BACK THE SUNSHINE debuts at #1 on The Billboard 200 and Billboard’s Top Country Album Chart with 101,000 albums sold. SUNSHINE is only the third country album to top The Billboard 200 this year. The CMA Entertainer of the Year nominee and reigning Male Vocalist debuts at #1 with only six short weeks of airplay on his hot Top 5 single, “Neon Light.”

Grammy-nominated country superstar and CMA’s four-time reigning Male Vocalist of the Year Blake Shelton will release BRINGING BACK THE SUNSHINE September 30th on Warner Bros. Records. Produced by Shelton's longtime collaborator and award-winning producer Scott Hendricks, his eleventh studio album is exclusively available for pre-order now at Walmart.com here: http://smarturl.it/bswalmart?iqid=fb. In coming weeks, fans can expect to hear news revealing the lead single from the brand new album.

GRAMMY nominated country superstar, Blake Shelton, celebrated a sold-out stadium show at Chicago's Wrigley Field this weekend, topping out capacity with over 40,000 fans in attendance. Joining the short list of artists who have performed at the iconic setting, Shelton is only the fourth country artist to have ever appeared at the 100 year-old ballpark. Currently on the road for his "Ten Times Crazier Tour 2014," which also includes sold-out shows August 1st at NYC's Madison Square Garden and October 4th at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl, Shelton was quick to thank his fans.

With help from pop R&B singer Jason Derulo live this morning on “Good Morning America,” dick clark productions and Billboard, the ultimate authority in music and home of the iconic Billboard charts defining success in music, today announced the finalists for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards, honoring the year’s most successful artists in 40 categories. The 2014 Billboard Music Awards will broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 18, on ABC from 8:00 PM–11:00 PM ET, with performances from music’s biggest stars.

Co-Hosts the ACM Awards This Sunday, April 6 Broadcasting Live On CBS at 8pmET/PT

The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced today that multi-platinum singer/songwriter and global recording artist, Shakira, will perform her single “Medicine,” from her new album Shakira, featuring ACM Awards co-host and five-time nominee including a nod for Entertainer of the Year, ACM’s most prestigious award, Blake Shelton LIVE on the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards.

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 sells out Madison Square Garden in New York, Ny and Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, Calif. This marks Blake’s first time headlining both venues.

The Academy of Country Music and Dick Clark Productions announced that ACM Award nominee Blake Shelton is scheduled to perform on the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The ceremony, which will be co-hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, is produced for television by Dick Clark Productions and will be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.

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