Shelton goes digital Platinum
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Shelton goes digital Platinum

Wednesday, July 6, 2011 – Blake Shelton received his first ever digital Platinum single this week for Honey Bee.

Shelton holds the record for the fastest-selling digital Platinum single for a male country solo artist. The single also holds the number one spot on the Country Aircheck / Mediabase chart and the Billboard Country chart for the fourth week in a row. No country artist has held this record in more than six years.

This Friday, Shelton will perform the hit and his new single God Gave Me You on the TODAY Show’s Summer Concert Series. An exclusive stream of God Gave Me You is on AOL this week.

Honey Bee is off Shelton’s eighth studio album, "Red River Blue," out July 12.


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CD review - Fully Loaded: God's Country Blake Shelton has been openly critical of the traditional album format. "Fully Loaded: God's Country" is his fourth greatest hits album and third in the "Loaded" series. In an effort to release music more often, he packages five new songs with seven of previously released material that has received considerable airplay and time on the charts. if you're looking for the fresh stuff, this is essentially an EP spearheaded by the Platinum lead single "God's Country. ...
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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