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In a surprise upset Shelton wins his first ever CMA Award with two awards “Male Vocalist of the Year” and “Musical Event of the Year”

Nashville, TN – (November 9th, 2010) – It’s been seven years since Warner/Reprise Recording artist Blake Shelton has attended a CMA Award show as a nominee and tomorrow night he’s up for four awards in the categories of “Male Vocalist of the Year,” “Musical Event of the Year,” “Music Video of the Year” and “Single of the Year” – for his No. 1 hit with longtime friend Trace Adkins.

Nashville, TN – November 9th, 2010 – ACM and AMA Award winners Gloriana headed overseas last week with Navy Entertainment to perform 6 shows for the troops stationed in the Middle East and Europe for two weeks. Gloriana has teamed up with Navy Entertainment to bring their critically acclaimed live show to military members and their families stationed overseas and on deployed ships at sea.


This marks Shelton’s third release this year and first greatest hits album

James Otto Gives An Exclusive Command Performance Of “Soldiers & Jesus” For The Pentagon Channel

Nashville, TN – (November 8, 2010) – Already breaking through the country music charts with his rockin’ debut single, “Tell Me You Get Lonely,” Reprise Records’ hot newcomer Frankie Ballard is bringing his undeniable guitar prowess and edgy charm to his first-ever music video. Directed by Marcel Chagnon and shot in downtown Nashville, the video captures a gritty, dirty, and lonely look into Ballard’s current Top 40 hit single. The video will make its television premiere on Great American Country (GAC) beginning Tuesday, November 9.

November 3, 2010 – Gloriana will perform their R.I.A.A. certified Gold single “Wild At Heart” during the 84th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade airing live on NBC from 9 AM to 12 PM. The foursome will perform on the streets of New York City aboard a float for the more than 3.5 million people expected to attend the Thanksgiving Day parade and more than 50 million TV viewers that tune in nationwide. Gloriana will join a star powered line-up this year to perform at the parade including India.Arie, Gladys Knight, Jessica Simpson and Kanye West.

Nashville, TN – (October 28, 2010) – Atlantic Records’ rising star Brett Eldredge, who was recently named by CMT as their “Next Big Thing,” will make his Grand Ole Opry debut this Friday, October 29. Eldredge will be introduced to the Opry stage by renowned country music singer and songwriter, Bill Anderson.

Nashville, TN – (October 25, 2010) – Yesterday (Oct. 24), Atlantic Recording artist Brett Eldredge performed his emotionally powerful single, “Raymond” at Maria Shriver’s star-studded “March on Alzheimer’s” event. The country newcomer played to a packed-out crowd at the event which was located in Southern California and included attendees such as Jane Fonda, Peter Gallagher (“The OC”) and Jane Lynch (“Glee”).

The CMA Award Nominee for Male Vocalist of the Year celebrates the grand event with family and friends

Nashville, TN – (October 25, 2010) – On Saturday, October 23rd, four-time CMA Award Nominee Blake Shelton received an invitation of a lifetime as he was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. Blake joins the prestigious organization as their newest member, receiving his official induction by longtime friend, Trace Adkins.


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