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.
Just off the heels of his sold-out Ten Times Crazier 2013 Tour, Blake Shelton announced today that he will be heading out on a 20+ date Ten Times Crazier Tour 2014 with sponsors including Pepsi and joined by The Band Perry, Neal McCoy, and Dan + Shay. The tour kicks off in June and will visit cities including Chicago, Ill., Los Angeles, Calif., and New York, Ny. (full list of cities below). Blake will also be headlining various fairs and festivals throughout the US and Canada.
Blake Shelton’s “Ten Times Crazier” tour will be hitting Holmdel, N.J., Hartford, Conn., and Mansfield, Mass. this weekend in what continues to be one of the most talked about tours of the summer. In this week’s Billboard Magazine, Ray Waddell says that Blake is on pace to “finish among the top touring artists for any genre” this year. Rob Beckham, co-head of William Morris Endeavor of Nashville explains “There’s sellouts and there’s sellouts, but this is a case where there are no tickets to buy.
With almost 200,000 tickets sold in only nine dates, Blake Shelton’s “Ten Times Crazier” tour is living up to its name. While standing on the stage after sound check in Chicago, Blake looked up and pointed to the very back where the pavilion sits and recalled “When I opened for George Strait, I remember going up there and watching him perform. I’m excited to be performing in front of 27,000 people tonight but I’m not gonna lie – I’m a little nervous.”
Blake Shelton’s “Ten Times Crazier” tour is gearing up for three more shows this weekend in Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Chicago with ticket sales topping 60,000. Check out just a few of the rave reviews from some of the cities Blake has visited so far.
“He put that charisma on display before a rollicking and sold-out horde on Friday night at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater with a “Ten Times Crazier” tour that proved he’s a headliner well-worth his top billing... (There’s a reason he’s country music’s reigning male vocalist and entertainer of the year.)” - Amanda St. Amand, STL Today
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