Blake Shelton Receives Platinum Plaque for Album “Based On A True Story…” (@BlakeShelton)


Wrapping up his sold-out Ten Times Crazier tour, Blake Shelton was surprised in Tulsa, Okla. with a platinum plaque for his current albumBased On A True Story. Local radio stations KTGX, KWEN, KVOO and KJKE helped celebrate with Blake along with WMNs President & CEO, John Esposito and Southwest Regional Promotion Manager, Mark Niederhauser.

Blake Shelton is CMA Awards reigningEntertainer of the Yearand three-peatMale Vocalist of the Year.With nine consecutive No. 1 singles (fourteen overall) Blake is one of the “most versatile of contemporary country singers” (The New York Times). His infectious multi-week No.1 hit, Honey Bee” still holds the record for the fastest-selling digital Platinum single for a male country solo artist, and just off the heels of his No. 1 smash hit Boys Round Here, from his critically-acclaimed albumBased On A True Story,the follow up single Mine Would Be You is already Top 10 on the charts. To A Purist Mr. Shelton is a savvy student of tradition. To A Would-be outlaw hes forever adding a wink. Hes a star who is only as explicit as you want him to be, Jon Caramanica,The New York Times. Blake Sheltons passion for country music and his commitment to mentoring his teammates fromThe Voicemake him an incredible ambassador for country music. For more information please

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Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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