Nominees for the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards were announced online this morning through the second-annual Digital Press Conference. Congrats to Warner Music Nashville artists on their ACM nominations! Hunter Hayes received six nominations, the second most nominated artist this year, including nominations for New Male Vocalist of the Year and Video of the Year for “Wanted.” He is also twice nominated in the Song of the Year category as the artist and composer, as well as in the Single Record of the Year category as the artist and producer for “Wanted.”
NASHVILLE, TN – (February 11, 2013) – Blake Shelton announced this morning on The Today Show the release of his new album, Based On A True Story…, March 26, 2013, on Warner Bros. Records. Blake will also perform on The Today Show March 26. This highly anticipated new album features his current smash hit, “Sure Be Cool If You Did,” which hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Digital Tracks chart in its first week of release.
Blake stopped by 'The Today Show' with Kathie Lee & Hoda this morning to debut his brand-new music video for "Sure Be Cool If You Did." Watch the official video above and CLICK HERE to watch the full interview where Blake discusses his upcoming album, 'Based On A True Story...', and the next season of 'The Voice'.
Country's current Entertainer and Male Vocalist of the Year returns with a fresh new track about the moment when you fall for a new flame. "Sure Be Cool If You Did" is available to download on iTunes today!
Blake Shelton is joined by his The Voice season three Team Blake members for a special performance of "White Christmas." The classic Christmas carol is featured on Blake's latest album, Cheers, it's Christmas! available now on iTunes.
GRAMMY Nominations were announced Wednesday night, in Nashville, TN, with Blake receiving a nod for "Best Country Solo Performance" for "Over." Blake spoke out about his excitement over being nominated, saying "I'm completely shocked and honored to be nominated for a GRAMMY for "Over." It's one of the most challenging vocals of my career! Thank you so much."
Blake appeared on NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to perform a new song from his recently released Christmas special “Blake Shelton’s Not So Family Christmas.” Blake previewed one of the skits from the special co-starring Kelly Clarkson. Watch the second part of the interview to see more with Blake.
Tune in to NBC Monday, December 3rd from 10-11PM ET for the special.
GAC will be airing a special on Blake Shelton on its critically-acclaimed Backstory series that dives into the history and making of country icons’ rise to stardom. The documentary will retell his life as the 17-year-old, small-town boy that has become Nashville’s Entertainer of the Year today.
Tune-in to GAC’s Backstory: Blake Shelton this Thursday at 5 PM ET or on:
December 20, 2012 at 10 PM ET
December 21, 2012 at 2 AM ET
December 21, 2012 at 6 PM ET
December 23, 2012 at 4 PM ET
December 28, 2012 at 5 PM ET
Warner Music Nashville was created in 2009 to expand the presence of WMG and its family of labels in Nashville. The division is home to Atlantic Records, Warner Bros. Records, Elektra Nashville and Word Entertainment.