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Blake Shelton honors producer David Foster

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 – Blake Shelton will be the only country artist to participate in a live tribute concert, "David Foster and Friends," honoring the well-known producer. The tribute will be May 23 in Las Vegas. The show will feature Andrea Bocelli, Babyface, Michael Buble, Josh Groban, Kenny G., Katharine McPhee, Brian McKnight, Boz Scaggs, Shelton and more. Foster, along with the artists, will be performing some of his hits. "David Foster and Friends" will be filmed for broadcast on PBS stations nationwide and will air later this year.

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