The "Ten Times Crazier" party started well before doors opened this weekend for Blake Shelton's sold-out shows. Tailgaters arrived first thing in the morning; lining up to block real estate in the parking lot and set up camp for what became an ode to their favorite reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year, Blake Shelton. Even Blake was blown away by the response of his fans saying, "I heard music playing and just figured it was beach goers but then I went outside and realized my fans had arrived earlier in the morning to tailgate.
Congratulations to Jimmy Fallon, Hunter Hayes, Jana Kramer and Blake Shelton on their nominations for a Teen Choice Award and also Blake’s Emmy Award nomination for The Voice. Please see the list below for all WMN artists nominated and click here for a full list of Teen Choice Award nominees and here for Emmy Award nominees.
CMA Awards’ reigning Entertainer of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year, Blake Shelton, kicks off his “Ten Times Crazier” tour tomorrow, July 19, at Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach featuring special guests Mercury Recording artist, Easton Corbin, and ACM New Female Vocalist of the Year, Jana Kramer. With over 50k tickets already sold for the first three nights alone, you can rest assured this tour will live up to its Ten Times Crazier moniker. The tour, with dates running through the fall, will feature songs from Blake’s No.
Nine-time GRAMMY award-winner Sheryl Crow’s current single “Easy” has made its way into the Top 20 on the country charts, marking Crow’s first Top 20 solo country single. With over 35 million records sold to date and a combined 40 Top 10s on the Billboard Hot 100, Adult Top 40, Adult Contemporary, Mainstream Top 40, Triple A (with the most No.1 singles among women in the chart's 17-year history) and Hot Country Songs charts, Crow now has a Top 20 solo country single to add to her list of accolades.
Warner Music Nashville’s favorite newcomer Charlie Worsham, who’s releasing his debut album Rubberband August 20th on Warner Bros. Records, announced that his exclusive fan pre-order is live today at charlieworsham.com. Two pre-order packages containing exclusive music and merchandise are available in Charlie's online store.
Country singer-songwriter Ashley Monroe hit the road last week in support of her critically-acclaimed album Like A Rose, which was co-produced by Vince Gill and Justin Niebank. As the only artist to have two albums featured in Rolling Stone’s “Best Albums of 2013: Mid-Year Report” with both Like A Rose and Pistol Annie’s Annie Up, Monroe’s solo country album is one of the most highly praised releases of 2013. Monroe exclaims, “Wow!!! Being in Rolling Stone’s “Best Albums” list one time exceeds my wildest dreams. To have two albums on the list is beyond humbling.
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