BLAKE SHELTON, SHERYL CROW TO PERFORM LIVE NEXT WEEK ON NBC'S "THE VOICE"
Shelton to Sing 'Boys 'Round Here' on May 27 While Crow to Offer 'Easy' on May 28 as Hit Series Continues to Narrow Artist Pool
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - May 21, 2013 - "The Voice" coach Blake Shelton, as well as advisor Sheryl Crow, are set to perform on the hit NBC musical competition series next week.
Shelton will perform "Boys 'Round Here" on the May 27 edition of the show, while Crow will sing "Easy" on May 28.
"Boys 'Round Here" is the second single released off Blake's new album, "Based on a True Story ...," which was released earlier this year and features the Pistol Annies.
Shelton is CMA Awards' reigning Entertainer of the Year and three-peat Male Vocalist of the Year. With eight consecutive No. 1 singles (13 overall), Shelton 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 his current smash hit, "Boys 'Round Here," is his fastest rising single to date.
"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," said Jon Caramanica, The New York Times. Shelton's passion for country music and his commitment to mentoring his teammates from "The Voice" make him an incredible ambassador for country music. Shelton kicks off his "Ten Times Crazier Tour" July 19 in Virginia Beach, Va. For additional dates, visit: www.BlakeShelton.com
"Easy," which was released digitally on iTunes in March, combines both rock and country. The song is part of her upcoming eighth studio album, due out in September.
Since the release of her 1993 seven-time Platinum and Grammy Award-winning debut album "Tuesday Night Music Club," Crow has performed duets with musical luminaries such as Sting and Mick Jagger, released seven studio albums (each charting Top 10, four of them platinum-plus), a quadruple-platinum greatest hits collection and a Christmas album. She has also been nominated for an additional 27 Grammys, her most recent for 2008's critically acclaimed "Detours."
Crow launched her very own clothing line, Bootheel Trading Co., is a cancer survivor, has performed for President Obama and is a passionate supporter of a variety of environmental and health-related charities, including the NRDC, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and the World Food Program. Crow has sold more than 35 million records worldwide.
"The Voice" is a presentation of Mark Burnett's One Three Inc., Talpa Media USA Inc. and Warner Horizon Television. The series was created by John de Mol, who executive-produces along with Burnett, Audrey Morrissey, Stijn Bakkers and Lee Metzger.
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