NBC ANNOUNCES COUNTRY MUSIC SUPERSTAR BLAKE SHELTON AS FOURTH AND FINAL MUSICIAN COACH OF NEW MUSICAL COMPETITION SERIES ‘THE VOICE’
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – (March 7, 2011) - NBC has named country music’s Male Vocalist of The Year Blake Shelton as the fourth and final musician coach of "The Voice," a new musical competition series premiering on Tuesday, April 26 (9-11 p.m. ET). Shelton joins previously announced musician coaches Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green and Adam Levine.
Nashville, TN – (March 7, 2011) – Gloriana will release their much-anticipated first single, “Wanna Take You Home,” from their forthcoming second studio album to all digital retailers tomorrow, March 8. “Wanna Take You Home,” was co-written by Tom Gossin, the band’s Grammy Award winning producer Matt Serletic (Aerosmith, Willie Nelson, Rob Thomas) and hit Nashville songwriter Wendell Mobley (Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Kenny Rogers). The single will also officially go to radio this month.
NASHVILLE, TN – (February 28, 2011) – Gloriana joined some of music’s biggest stars including Smokey Robinson, Sheryl Crow, Jordan Sparks, Nick Jonas, Jamie Foxx, and John Legend on Thursday at the White House for “The Motown Sound: In Performance at the White House” concert for The President and First Lady. The concert, celebrating Black History Month and the legacy of Motown Records, will be broadcast on PBS stations nationwide tomorrow, March 1st at 8pm EST (check local listings) and on the American Forces Network March 11th to American service men and women and civilians at U.S.
Shelton will co-host the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards with Country Music Superstar Reba on April 3 on CBS
NASHVILLE, TN – (February 21, 2011) – Within 10 months, Top Male Vocalist and ACM Award Co-Host Blake Shelton receives his third consecutive No. 1 single on the Billboard and Country Aircheck (Mediabase) charts with “Who Are You When I’m Not Looking.” This hit marks Shelton’s eighth No. 1 single and his first triple back-to-back No. 1 singles of his career.
NASHVILLE, TN – (February 18, 2011) – Country newcomer Jana Kramer proves that not giving up pays off as her debut release “I Won’t Give Up” sells over 40,000 digital copies. In one week, Kramer is proving to be one of country music’s hot new artist with “I Won’t Give Up” also reaching No. 2 on the iTunes Top Country Songs charts last week and No. 38 overall on the iTunes overall chart.
Nashville, TN – (February 16, 2011) – Gloriana has been invited by The President and First Lady to the White House on Thursday, February 24th to be a part of the concert, “The Motown Sound: In Performance at the White House.” The concert, celebrating Black History Month and the legacy of Motown Records, will also include performances by Smokey Robinson, Natasha Bedingfield, Sheryl Crow, Jamie Foxx, and John Legend. “The Motown Sound: In Performance at the White House” will be broadcast on PBS stations nationwide on March 1st at 8 p.m.
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