Shelton pushes "Minimum Wage"
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Shelton pushes "Minimum Wage"

Friday, January 15, 2021 – Blake Shelton dropped a new song at midnight, "Minimum Wage."

"I heard 'Minimum Wage' over a year ago and connected with it immediately," said Shelton. "It's the timeless truth that you don't need a lot of money or possessions, you just need love."

Written by Nicolle Galyon, Corey Crowder and Jesse Frasure, "I relate so much to the lyrics of this song," said Shelton. "I have a lot of great memories playing dive bars in Nashville and then driving back to Oklahoma to play a gig,."

"I gravitate toward songs that feel like the stories of where I've been and where I am currently in my life, and I've got a lot of happiness in joy in my life these days."

The song presumably will be on a Shelton disc slated to come out later this year.

"Minimum Wage" follows back-to-back love songs with his fiancé and fellow The Voice coach, Gwen Stefani. "Nobody But You" and most recently "Happy Anywhere" both reached number one on the country airplay charts, Shelton's 28th career chart-topper.


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