Blake Shelton takes over
Monday, January 26, 2009
– Blake Shelton reached the top of the charts, R&R Singles and MediaBase Singles, with She Wouldn't Be Gone.
The song, written by Cory Batten and Jennifer Adan, takes over for Alan Jackson's Country Boy.
This is Shelton's second consecutive chart topper - the follow up to Home and his fifth career number one. Others include Austin, The BabySome Beach. She Wouldn't Be Gone is the first single from Shelton's most recent release, "Startin' Fires."
Shelton will be on George Strait's upcoming tour.
May 15 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
May 16 Raleigh, NC Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
May 22 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
May 23 Tinley Park, IL (Chicago) First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
May 29 Holmdel, NJ P.N.C. Bank Center
May 30 Boston Tweeter Center
June 12 Virginia Beach, VA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
June 13 Washington, DC Nissan Pavillion
June 29 Milwaukee, WI Music Fest 2009
July 17 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre
July 24 Indianapolis, IN Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
July 25 Pittsburgh, PA Post-Gazette Pavillion
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