Blake Shelton’s “Based on a True Story” goes platinum

Blake Shelton plaque

Wrapping up his sold-out Ten Times Crazier tour, Blake Shelton was surprised in
Tulsa, Okla. with a platinum plaque for his current album Based On A True
. Local radio stations KTGX, KWEN, KVOO and KJKE helped celebrate with
Blake along with WMN’s President & CEO, John Esposito and Southwest Regional
Promotion Manager, Mark Niederhauser.

Blake Shelton
is CMA Awards’ reigning Entertainer of the Year and three-peat Male
Vocalist of the Year.
With nine consecutive No. 1 singles (fourteen overall)
Blake is one of the "most versatile of contemporary country singers" (The New
York Times
). His infectious multi-week No.1 hit, “Honey Bee" still holds the
record for the fastest-selling digital Platinum single for a male country solo
artist, and just off the heels of his No. 1 smash hit “Boys ‘Round Here,” from
his critically-acclaimed album Based On A True Story…, the follow up
single “Mine Would Be You” is already Top 10 on the charts. “To A Purist Mr.
Shelton is a savvy student of tradition. To A Would-be outlaw he’s forever
adding a wink. He’s a star who is only as explicit as you want him to be,” Jon
Caramanica, The New York Times. Blake Shelton’s passion for country music
and his commitment to mentoring his teammates from The Voice make him an
incredible ambassador for country music. For more information please visit:


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I’ve had quite a few people coming here searching for Blake Shelton’s father’s obituary the last two days so I went searching and found it. It’s not really news, but I know a lot of fans are interested and since I consider an obituary a tribute to someone who was tremendously loved, it seems fitting to post it.

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