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Shelton sells out Ryman headlining debut

Tuesday, March 16, 2010 – Blake Shelton's first headlining show at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville - this Thursday - went clean.

"If anyone knows me, they know how important country music and its history is to me," said Shelton. "I've been lucky enough to perform at the Ryman as part of the Grand Ole Opry and that is an honor onto itself. I cannot wait to stand-up on the historic Ryman stage, in front of my family and fans, and give the best performance of my life."

Shelton released his sixth studio album, "Hillbilly Bone," on March 2. In addition to the comedic, sing-along title track duet with Trace Adkins, the new album includes six new tracks from Shelton.


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