Last month, superstar entertainer Blake Shelton announced that he would release his long-anticipated 12th studio album, Body Language, on May 21. Today, exactly one month ahead of its due date, fans can pre-order the record HERE and instantly download No. 1 smash “Happy Anywhere” (with Gwen Stefani), current single “Minimum Wage” and brand new ballad “Bible Verses” (listen HERE).
About “Bible Verses” Shelton shares, “No matter where you are in your faith, there are times you feel like you just don’t measure up. ‘Bible Verses’ is an honest take on that conflict but, without preaching too much, it’s hopeful that everything will all work out in the end.”
Since 2002, Shelton’s albums have spawned an almost unparalleled 28 chart-topping singles. The first of which, “Austin,” celebrated its 20thanniversary on April 16. To commemorate the occasion, Shelton performed the star-making track on the 56th ACM Awards (HERE) and launched a pre-order for a limited edition 7” “Austin” vinyl on his website (HERE). The vinyl features B-side track “Problems At Home” as it originally did almost two decades ago.
With more than five billion on-demand streams, 11 million career album sales in the U.S. – so far – and award wins nearing the hundreds, Shelton has cemented his place in country music history. He continues to thrive, with his new single “Minimum Wage” now approaching Top 15 at country radio. Check out the official music video (WATCH HERE) and a live performance on Late Night with Stephen Colbert (WATCH HERE).
Beyond his country music career, the multimedia entertainer has earned widespread recognition as a seven-time champion coach for the Emmy Award-winning television show The Voice. The NBC singing competition is serendipitously in its 20th season. Shelton, a long-time Grand Ole Opry member, has also found success in his Ole Red partnership with Ryman Hospitality, with restaurant and venue locations currently in Tishomingo, Nashville, Gatlinburg and Orlando.
BODY LANGUAGE TRACK LISTING
1. Minimum Wage (Nicolle Galyon, Jesse Frasure, Corey Crowder)
2. Body Language (feat. The Swon Brothers) (Colton Swon, Zach Swon, Matt McGinn, Ryan Beaver)
3. Happy Anywhere (feat. Gwen Stefani) (Ross Copperman, Josh Osborne, Matt Jenkins)
4. Now I Don’t (Jessi Alexander, Alyssa Vanderheym, Michael Hardy)
5. Monday Mornin’ Missin’ You (Jessi Alexander, Deric Ruttan, Josh Thompson)
6. Corn (Craig Wiseman, Matt Dragstrem, Chris Tompkins, Rodney Clawon)
7. Makin’ It Up As You Go (Brad Tursi, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne)
8. Whatcha Doin’ Tomorrow (Dallas Davidson, Kyle Fishman, Casey Beathard)
9. The Girl Can’t Help It (Ben Hayslip, Josh Osborne, Mark Holman)
10. The Flow (Shane McAnally, Ross Copperman, Josh Osborne)
11. Neon Time (Jaron Boyer, Michael Tyler, Ben West)
12. Bible Verses (Joe Fox, Andrew Peebles, Brett Sheroky)