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After an impressive run at No. 1, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood’s “Somethin’ Bad” has been retired. On this week’s Top 20 Country Countdown, Blake Shelton takes over the top spot with his latest, “Neon Light.” Several new videos make their countdown debuts this week, including clips from Brad Paisley and Rascal Flatts, which both debut in the Top 10. Videos from Big & Rich and Thomas Rhett also appear on the chart this week.
Taylor Swift fans are eagerly awaiting her new album, 1989, due out October 27. Swift recently Instagramed lyrics from unreleased songs on the album, followed by a post on Wednesday night containing the complete track listing.
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1989 will feature 13 tracks, including Swift’s smash hit “Shake It Off.” Swift also released “Out of the Woods” and the album opener, “Welcome to New York.” Target’s latest commercial promoting 1989 features Polaroids of Swift while her song “Style” plays in the background. Continue Reading
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Team Blake fans, rejoice! Blake Shelton will return as a coach for season 8 of NBC’s The Voice. On Tuesday, The Voice shared the news on its Twitter account. “OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Say HELLO to your Season 8 coaches! @adamlevine @Pharrell @xtina @blakeshelton#TheVoice,” the announcement read.
A Shelton-coached contestant has won The Voice three times. Shelton coached a number of rising country stars on the show, including Cassadee Pope, Danielle Bradbery, The Swon Brothers and RaeLynn. This season, he invited his pals Little Big Town to serve as Team Blake advisers. Taylor Swift will also act as an adviser during Season 7. Continue Reading
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Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood can’t be stopped, topping the charts with “Somethin’ Bad” again this week on Top 20 Country Countdown. Blake Shelton made a big countdown debut, coming in at No. 5 with his latest video, “Neon Light.” New videos from Lucy Hale and Randy Houser also made their first appearances on the countdown.
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- Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood – “Somethin’ Bad”
- Scotty McCreery – “Feelin’ It”
- Tim McGraw w/Faith Hill – “Meanwhile Back At Mama’s”
- Lady Antebellum – “Bartender”
- Blake Shelton – “Neon Light”
- Brad Paisley – “River Bank”
- Little Big Town – “Day Drinking”
- Luke Bryan – “Roller Coaster”
- Dolly Parton – “Home”
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Blake Shelton has released a new music video for his latest single, “Neon Light.” The video captures the highlights of Shelton’s energetic live shows, as well as the fun that fans have in the parking lot, while he performs the song. The track can be found on his upcoming album, Bringing Back the Sunshine, set for release on September 30.
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“My last couple of albums have been so positive, because when I made them I was just getting married,” Shelton said. “It’s been in this awesome place. But after a while, as a country singer, I gotta get back to singing about getting drunk because there’s people out there — and I’ve been one of them — that have had their heart broken, or they’ve had a tough day at work, or they get stabbed in the back.”
Watch the “Neon Light” video below:
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Blake Shelton’s newest album title, Bringing Back the Sunshine, sounds like a compilation of happy songs. However, the singer says that isn’t the case, which explains the album’s cover art featuring a stormy black-and-white scene.
“My last couple of albums have been so positive, because when I made them I was just getting married,” he told Rolling Stone Country. “It’s been in this awesome place. But after a while, as a country singer, I gotta get back to singing about getting drunk because there’s people out there — and I’ve been one of them — that have had their heart broken, or they’ve had a tough day at work, or they get stabbed in the back.”
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Blake Shelton is one of country music’s most lovable acts, well-known for his sense of humor, especially on Twitter. But in his new single, “Neon Light,” he is revealing his mean side. The tune is a revenge song about forgetting an ex over a few drinks and a potential rebound.
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Barbra Streisand’s upcoming album, Partners, will feature collaborations with several top artists, including Blake Shelton, and a virtual duet with the late Elvis Presley.
Set for release on September 16, the album will feature collaborations with artists across multiple genres. Streisand announced the project via Facebook on August 11.
“You heard it here first… My new album ‘Partners’ is coming September 16th,” she wrote. “What an extraordinary collection of talent!”
Partners will also feature collaborations with Andrea Bocelli, Michael Bublé, Babyface, Jason Gould, Josh Groban, Billy Joel, John Legend, John Mayer, Lionel Richie and Stevie Wonder. The album is available for pre-order now. Continue Reading
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Blake Shelton had a big surprise for fans on Friday. He appeared on NBC’s TODAY Show ato announce he will release his new album, Bringing Back the Sunshine, on September 30.
Shelton is taking a unique approach to his Bringing Back the Sunshine release. Typically, artists release a single before announcing a new album. As of now, Shelton has not released a single from the new project, nor has he revealed the track listing. He has, however, released the cover art, which features a water tower with “Ada,” his hometown in Oklahoma, written across it, set against a threatening sky with sun beginning to break through. Continue Reading
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Little Big Town has joined team Blake. The band will join Blake Shelton’s team as advisers on the upcoming seventh season of The Voice. The group isn’t shy about admitting they begged Shelton to pick them.
“We begged and begged and cornered him!” Karen Fairchild told Access Hollywood. “It’s a huge honor,” Kimberly Schlapman added. “We love the show. We have always watched it.” Continue Reading