News featuring Blake Shelton

The following news stories mention Blake Shelton. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated within the last hour.

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  • Blake Shelton Turned Down Pitbull Duet

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  • Thomas Rhett's Crash and Burn: the Uptown Funk of country

    The song is precision-tooled to be a smash and it’s wittier than its competitors, but it shows up the insecurity of a genre on a strange quest to be ‘funky’

    In just two years, Thomas Rhett has established himself as one of country music’s most successful – and divisive – new artists. The son of country star Rhett Akins, who had a string of hits in the mid-1990s (including the No 1 hit Don’t Get Me Started) and now writes smashes for the likes of Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, Thomas Rhett grew up surrounded by industry powerhouses – and has thus dealt with accusations of nepotism since his arrival to the Nashville mainstream. But the singer has lately carved out a career of his own.

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  • Blake Shelton To Host SNL

    Country star Blake Shelton has long been a judge on NBC’s monstrously popular The Voice, making him (a) an NBC employee and (b) one of the best-known country stars among non-country fans. So the thought of Shelton hosting Saturday Night Live is not that crazy. And indeed, he’ll do double duty as host and musical [...]

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