Shelton makes his Ryman headlining debut
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Shelton makes his Ryman headlining debut

Friday, March 19, 2010 – Blake Shelton made his sold-out crowd Ryman Auditorium debut on Thursday night a mix of older songs and new songs from his recently released album, "Hillbilly Bone," including the number one title track.

Just as on the CD, Trace Adkins came out to sing with Shelton.

Among other songs Shelton played were hits Austin, "The Baby, Some Beach, She Wouldn't Be Gone and Home. He also performed his next single, It's All About Tonight, which will be featured on his next release.

"I'm not going to lie to you, well...I would lie to you," Shelton said with a smirk. "But, I'm not lying about this...I'm nervous as crap up here. I didn't know if people would come out and see me, but I'm sure as hell glad you did.

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