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.
Nashville, TN – (February 15, 2011) – Southern charmer, James Dupre will be the first to tell you that dreams really do come true. While working as an EMT Paramedic, Dupre fueled his musical dreams by posting his videos on YouTube which was eventually discovered by Ellen Degeneres. The Louisiana-native was then invited to join the talk-show host on her show last March where he performed a beautiful rendition of Matchbox Twenty’s hit “3 AM.” Dupre has posted over 100 YouTube videos with over half-a-million channel views and recently signed his first record deal with Warner Bros.
Nashville, TN – (February 14, 2011) – Warner Bros. Records’ road-tested, club-polished new group The Dirt Drifters knows that something better is about to come along with the release of their debut single “Something Better” to country radio today Monday, February 14. This song is now available on iTunes and will be featured on their forthcoming debut album entitled This Is My Blood produced by Justin Niebank (Vince Gill, Brad Paisley and Keith Urban).
NASHVILLE, TN – (February 10, 2011) – Set to present on the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards® this Sunday on CBS, ACM and GRAMMY nominated, Blake Shelton is sending out not-so-traditional Valentine’s to his fans. Beginning today, fans can visit www.BlakeShelton.com and customize their hilarious “Blake Mail” with a personal greeting to send along to friends and loved ones.
NASHVILLE, TN – (February 10, 2011) – Atlantic Records’ country crooner and “One to Watch in 2011” (CMT, Country Weekly, Roughstock.com, CountryMusicisLove.com), Brett Eldredge, is helping fans be creative in keeping light on the big “L” word this Valentine’s Day. From now until February 14, fans can visit Eldredge’s site at www.BrettEldredge.com and send a Valentine’s Day greeting to their friends, co-workers and one-time lovers.
NASHVILLE - The iconic CMA Music Festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary when it takes over the Downtown Nashville campus for four days this summer, Thursday-Sunday, June 9-12, 2011. The event that USA Today calls "the crown jewel of Country Music festivals" started in 1972 as Fan Fair®. Forty years later, the legendary festival has become Nashville's signature music event, which annually attracts thousands of fans from all 50 states and around the globe while raising millions of dollars for music education in Metro Nashville Public Schools.
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.