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Blake Shelton Bids Farewell to 30’s with Gwen Stefani

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Blake Shelton rang in his 40th birthday with girlfriend Gwen Stefani at Country Jam in Colorado. Complete with cake and party favors, Blake even invited Gwen on stage to perform with him.

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Happy Belated Birthday Blake! We’re still bitter you didn’t bring Gwen out to sing at CMA Fest.

Stars For Second Harvest Benefit Concert Reaches One Million Dollars Raised

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For the 12th consecutive year, acclaimed songwriter Craig Wiseman and his friends led a memorable night celebrating music and friendships, to bring their total to over 1 million dollars raised for Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee since the event’s inception.

“Thanks to the generosity of the community and our partnerships with Craig Wiseman and O’Charley’s, we are able to truly make a difference in the lives of hungry children, seniors and families in Middle Tennessee,” said Nancy Keil-Culbertson, Senior Vice President of External Affairs at Second Harvest. “These donations will make a huge impact on our mission to feed the hungry and solve the hunger issues in our community.”

The 12th annual benefit concert, held Tuesday at the historic Ryman Auditorium, featured headliner Blake Shelton, who dazzled fans with his banter and his performance of his hit songs including “Came Here to Forget” – his current #1 single written by Wiseman (and Deric Ruttan).

“It is truly a blessing to be able to touch the lives of so many who struggle to find a meal,” said Wiseman. “I’m forever thankful for the years of generous support by our sponsor O’Charley’s and I’m always blown away and love, love, love those fans that fill the historic Ryman every year and support this show. I could hug every one of them. They are the BEST!!!”

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This year’s line-up also included a Songwriters Round with Wiseman, Shane McAnally and Josh Osbourne and performances by Shelton, Chris Lane and Kane Brown. Since its inception 12 years ago, the annual event has now raised enough money to provide over 4 million meals to Middle Tennesseans at risk of hunger.

Superstar Collaborations Own CMT Awards

Lasts night’s CMT Awards consisted of great performances and stellar collaborations. If you missed it, check out Keith Urban’s performance of “Wasted Time” with tourmates Brett Eldredge and Maren Morris along with Cam’s “Mayday Mashup” with Fifth Harmony and Cassadee Pope, Leona Lewis and Pitbull literally killing it! Dierks Bentley brought a girls perspective with a beautiful duet with Elle King “Different for Girls.”

Blake Shelton and The Oak Ridge Boys brought the sexy with “Doin’ It to Country Songs” and “Elvira.”

CMT Reveals Finalists for “Video of The Year” for TONIGHT’S CMT Music Awards

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With just a few hours until show time, CMT today revealed the finalists for the highly coveted ‘Video of the Year’ award at the “2016 CMT Music Awards,” the loudest night in country music. Fan votes narrowed the pack down to Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Luke Bryan, Thomas Rhett and Tim McGraw. If Underwood wins she will maintain her record of most “Video of the Year” wins, with seven won, five won consecutively.

Voting is now open at CMT.com for these six finalists and voting will continue through the live show. Hosted by Erin Andrews and J.J. Watt, “2016 CMT Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena tonight, June 8th at 8:00 PM ET/PT.

2016 VIDEO OF THE YEAR FINALISTS
Best video of the year; awarded to the artist (male, female, group/duo or collaboration) and the video director. Final nominees announced during live telecast, with final voting held online at CMT.com during the show.

  • Blake Shelton – “Sangria”
  • Carrie Underwood – “Smoke Break”
  • Chris Stapleton – “Fire Away”
  • Luke Bryan – “Strip It Down”
  • Thomas Rhett – “Die A Happy Man”
  • Tim McGraw – “Humble and Kind”

Music’s biggest stars will be on stage tonight including Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett. Collaborations include Blake Shelton and The Oak Ridge Boys, Billy Ray Cyrus and Cheap Trick, Dierks Bentley and Elle King, Fifth Harmony and Cam, Keith Urban with special guests Brett Eldredge and Marren Morris; and Pitbull with Leona Lewis and Cassadee Pope. New acts Brothers Osborne, LOCASH, Maren Morris and Michael Ray will perform on the Firestone stage.

Presenters include actors Vince Vaughn, Rob Riggle and Billy Gardell and Chad Michael Murray ( both from CMT’s forthcoming “Million Dollar Quartet”);radio personality Bobby Bones; CMT personality Cody Alan; NASCAR driver Danica Patrick; country artists Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum, Chris Janson Cole Swindell, Dan+Shay, Kellie Pickler and Kelsea Ballerini; pop singer Leona Lewis as well as actors Joey Lauren Adams and Madison Iseman from the new CMT series “Still The King,” which premieres June 12.

Tickets to the “2016 CMT Music Awards” are still available at Ticketmaster.

 

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