Blake Shelton Gets Sixth #1 Single
March 15, 2010 at 10:23 AM (PT)
Congrats to WARNER BROS. artist BLAKE SHELTON for scoring a #1 MEDIABASE Country single with “Hillbilly Bone,” which features SHOW DOG-UNIVERSAL artist TRACE ADKINS. BLAKE’s album “Hillbilly Bone,” sold 71,000 units last week in its first week in release, making it the #3 album on the Top 200.
"I’m honored how country radio has embraced me over the last 10 years," said SHELTON. "You dream of having a No. 1 song all your life and now Country radio has blessed me with six. I want to personally thank every PD, MD and on-air personality who has played this single. Thank you all for your support over the years! I also want to thank WARNER MUSIC GROUP Pres. JOHN ESPOSITO, WARNER BROS VP/Promotion BOB REEVES and the promotion team. I am forever grateful for the support you guys have given me. I couldn't ask for a better family. Last, but definitely not least, I want to thank TRACE ADKINS for singing on this song. He definitely helped bring it home to # 1.”
For more on SHELTON, visit www.blakeshelton.com.