Miranda and Blake will perform “America the Beautiful” as a duet
The Song Will Be Available To Purchase On iTunes Today
NASHVILLE, TN – (January 31, 2012) - Three-time GRAMMY® nominated artist, Blake Shelton will take the stage with GRAMMY® winner, Miranda Lambert at Super Bowl XLVI on February 5th, 2012. The couple will open the event by singing a duet version of “America the Beautiful”. Superbowl XLVI will mark Miranda and Blake’s first TV performance since their top-headlining nuptials in May 2011.
Blake and Miranda’s version of “America the Beautiful” will be available on iTunes beginning today, January 31. To purchase this song, visit http://www.smarturl.it/thebeautiful.
Blake will be returning to the second season of the hit show “The Voice” premiering after the Super Bowl at 10PM ET on NBC.
The multi-platinum selling and reigning two-time CMA and ACM Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert is ‘On Fire’ with her recently released Gold certified album “Four The Record” and her hot headlining tour “On Fire.” Her current single is the powerful, “Over You,” written by Miranda and Blake. Upon its release, Four The Record made history when it debuted atop Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, making Miranda the first country artist in the 47-year history of the chart to have each of her first four albums debut at # 1. Four The Record, garnered rave reviews from the press and ended 2011 on many Album of the Year lists including Rolling Stone, USA Today, People Magazine, American Songwriter, The Houston Chronicle and many others. In fact, Rolling Stone called it “…her most easeful and assured effort yet,” and added the song “Mama’s Broken Heart” to their Singles of the Year list.
Blake Shelton is one of the "most versatile of contemporary country singers" (The New York Times). The reigning CMA Male Vocalist of the Year for the second consecutive year recently celebrated three GRAMMY® nominations and a three-week No. 1 hit with his song, “God Gave Me You.” The single is off his release, Red River Blue and marks Shelton’s fifth consecutive No. 1. Red River Blue debuted at No. 1 on the Soundscan Top Current Albums chart and Soundscan Top Country Albums chart with the Associated Press calling the album “the best album of his career.” Shelton’s infectious multi-week No.1 hit, “Honey Bee" is also off Red River Blue and is his first ever digital Platinum single. He holds the record for the fastest-selling digital Platinum single for a male country solo artist. The single held the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Country chart for four weeks in a row with over 40 million in audience. No country artist has held this record in almost six years. Shelton has ten No. 1 hits and has not had a single peak outside the Top Ten since 2007. Shelton is currently one of the musician coaches on NBC’s “The Voice” along with superstars Christian Aguilera, Cee Lo Green and Adam Levine.
For more information on Blake Shelton, please visit www.BlakeShelton.com
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