Blake Shelton takes over
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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.

Dates are:
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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CD review - Texoma Shore Blake Shelton's 11th studio album finds The Voice advisor in a contented, one might even say homey, frame of mind. The opening track and first single "I'll Name the Dogs" sets the tone. It's a rollicking ode to domesticity that manages to make household chore distribution ("You find the spot and I'll find the money / You be the pretty and I'll be the funny") both romantic and amusing. The beat switches to hip-hop on "Money," but the sentiment ...
CD review - Live EP This six-song "Blake Shelton Live EP" seems a little odd. It's not as though Shelton had an especially noteworthy tour to document. Besides, at only six songs long, it's a relatively short document, anyhow. While it may be little more than a post-it note of a project, though, it also packs a powerful punch. You recognize right away the large amount of enthusiasm the act of singing to an audience brings out of Shelton. When compared to the recorded versions of these hits, ...

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