Shelton debuts "Song" video
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
– Blake Shelton released the video for his new single "Every Time I Hear That Song," today on Vevo.
Directed by Kristin Barlow and shot in Nashville, Shelton debuted the single last month at the 2017 People's Choice Awards, where he became the first country act to take home the award for Favorite Album and earned his second consecutive title for Favorite Male Country Artist.
"Every Time I Hear That Song" follows Shelton's hit single "A Guy With A Girl," which were on his "If I'm Honest" CD.
Shelton kicks off his "Doing It To Country Songs" tour in Bakersfield, Cal. on Feb.16. Joining him on the tour are Voice season 11 champion Sundance Head and season 2 contestant RaeLynn.
Tour dates are:
Feb. 16 Bakersfield, CA
Feb. 17 Los Angeles, CA
Feb. 23 Portland, OR
Feb. 24 Spokane, WA
Feb. 25 Tacoma, WA*
March 3 Fresno, CA
March 4 Las Vegas, NV
March 9 Sacramento, CA
March 10 San Jose, CA
March 11 San Diego, CA
March 16 Evansville, IN
March 17 Chicago, IL
March 18 Omaha, NE
* Sundance Head not performing on this date.
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