The Price Is Right goes country
Friday, April 9, 2010
– The Price is Right, with host Drew Carey, celebrates the 45th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, in a country music-themed episode to be broadcast Friday, April 16 on CBS.
The episode will feature special appearances by 2010 ACM Award nominees Blake Shelton and Bomshel. Each will present a prize with Shelton taking the role of a Price Is Right model during "Half Off," with a contestant. In addition, the showcases will be country music themed. One of the showcase winners will receive a trip to Las Vegas to attend the ACMs.
The ACMs are on Sunday, April 18 at 8 p.m. live Eastern/delayed Pacific.
- 03/12/20: Shelton, Reba, Aldean postpone dates due to coronavirus
- 02/18/20: Underwood, Shelton, Bentley, Old Dominion top Hometown Rising fest
- 01/09/20: For Shelton, it's "Nobody But You" as the single
- 01/08/20: Shelton, Stefani perform at Grammys
- 12/19/19: Shelton releases new CD (sort of)
- 10/22/19: Shelton reveals track list, cover art of upcoming CD
- 03/26/19: Shelton believes in "God's Country"
- 03/18/19: Brooks & Dunn, Stevens, Bradley named to Country Hall of Fame
Fully Loaded: God's Country
Blake Shelton has been openly critical of the traditional album format. "Fully Loaded: God's Country" is his fourth greatest hits album and third in the "Loaded" series. In an effort to release music more often, he packages five new songs with seven of previously released material that has received considerable airplay and time on the charts.
if you're looking for the fresh stuff, this is essentially an EP spearheaded by the Platinum lead single "God's Country. »»»
Blake Shelton's 11th studio album finds The Voice advisor in a contented, one might even say homey, frame of mind. The opening track and first single "I'll Name the Dogs" sets the tone. It's a rollicking ode to domesticity that manages to make household chore distribution ("You find the spot and I'll find the money / You be the pretty and I'll be the funny") both romantic and amusing. The beat switches to hip-hop on "Money," but the sentiment »»»
This six-song "Blake Shelton Live EP" seems a little odd. It's not as though Shelton had an especially noteworthy tour to document. Besides, at only six songs long, it's a relatively short document, anyhow. While it may be little more than a post-it note of a project, though, it also packs a powerful punch.
You recognize right away the large amount of enthusiasm the act of singing to an audience brings out of Shelton. When compared to the recorded versions of these hits, »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk
When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote
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John Paul White opined with a glint in his eyes that his songs were not of the uplifting variety. In fact, they were downright dark. How else to explain "The Long Way" with the line "long way home back to you." Or "James," a song inspired by his grandfather who suffered from dementia.
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