Blake Shelton to Appear on CBS’ 60 Minutes Tonight – Watch a Preview! (@BlakeShelton)

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On the heels of becoming the first country music star to top the Billboard Artists 100 chart with his 11thstudio albumBRINGING BACK THE SUNSHINE, CMA Awards reigning Male Vocalist of the Year Blake Shelton sat down to talk to Norah ODonnell for CBS 60 MINUTES to talk about his music, his life and the country music genre.

Shelton, whose new album debuted at No. 1, says the reason the music is so popular is because its listeners and artists share a bond. It’s not just our music, I think, that people feel like they can relate to. But it’s us. It’s the artists that they feel like they can relate to, he says. I know for me when I go home I hunt, I fish, and I plant corn, and I drive back roads. I literally do the things that I sing about.

For the profile, ODonnell went on tour with Shelton, attending a concert in Little Rock, Ark., and then accompanies him to his home town of Ada, Okla. There, Shelton drove her around to see the sights, including an apartment he once shared with his father in the lean years before he left for Nashville. He sits down with her for a long interview on stage at the McSwain Theater in downtown Ada.

The next edition of 60 MINUTES airsSunday, Nov. 2(7:30-8:30 PM ET/7:00-8:00PM PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Watch a preview of Blake Shelton on CBS’ 60 Minutes below.

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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