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NEW YORK – November 13, 2007 – NBC has tapped five musical superstars -- Michael Bolton, Patti LaBelle, Nick Lachey, Kelly Rowland and Blake Shelton to embark on a musical challenge - to create America’s "greatest" choir on NBC’s newest live competition show “Clash of the Choirs,” airing live over four nights from New York. This live event will premiere on December 17th and continue through December 20th as choirs are voted off by viewers at home. A host will be announced shortly.

Trace Adkins, Dierks Bentley, George Jones and Trisha Yearwood are among the artists taking part on a new CD, Songs of the Year, scheduled for an Oct. 3 release at Cracker Barrel restaurants and the company's Web site. The 12-track project includes new renditions of songs that have won song of the year awards from the ACM, the CMA or the Grammys. Other participating artists include Lonestar, Jo Dee Messina, Blake Shelton, Randy Travis and the Wreckers. Duet partners include Deana Carter and Heart, Jack Ingram and Willie Nelson, and Jamie O'Neal and Michael McDonald.

NASHVILLE, TN - June 13, 2005 - Blake Shelton's Barn & Grill, the third album from Warner Bros. recording artist Blake Shelton, has been certified gold by the RIAA in recognition of 500,000 units sold. Miranda Lambert presented Blake with the 3' x 3' plaque commemorating the milestone. The presentation was made at Nashville's Coliseum during Friday night's CMA Music Fest Nightly Concert, which featured Blake Shelton among others. "We could not be prouder of Blake for achieving this gold record on Blake Shelton's Barn & Grill," commented Bill Bennett, Warner Bros.


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