New Shelton CD coming in July
Monday, April 25, 2011
– Blake Shelton is going to release yet another disc - in July. This follows three EPs he put out in 2010, the best year of his musical career.
Shelton's ninth disc will be out July 12 and produced by Scott Hendricks. The release will include Shelton's fastest rising single to date, Honey Bee. One week after its debut, the song sold more than 138,000 digital singles, a number unmatched by any country male soloist.
The CD title and list of songs was not released.
Beginning, tomorrow, April 26, Shelton will join superstars Christian Aguilera, Cee Lo Green and Adam Levine as a coach on NBC's "The Voice."
"There are so many things I'm excited to share with everyone this year," said Shelton. "I can't wait for people to hear the record; I have found some of the best songs of my career. I also think people will be surprised at all the talent they will see on 'The Voice.' There were so many great vocalists who just blew me away, and it has been the coolest thing to be part of it all."
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