Blake Shelton’s “Bringing Back Sunshine” Debuts No. 1 on The Billboard 200 & Top Country Albums Chart

BSsunshineFINALCOVERHigh_zpsb1aad4e4Blake Shelton brings sunshine to the top of the charts this week asBRINGING BACK THE SUNSHINEdebuts at #1 on The Billboard 200 and Billboards Top Country Album Chart with 101,000 albums sold.SUNSHINEis only the third country album to top The Billboard 200 this year. The CMA Entertainer of the Year nominee and reigning Male Vocalist debuts at #1 with only six short weeks of airplay on his hot Top 5 single, Neon Light.

With his third consecutive # 1 album debut, Blake continues to make magic every time he records a song, said Warner Music Nashville President & CEO, John Esposito. He’s made another masterpiece withBRINGING BACK THE SUNSHINEthat is resonating with fans, critics and the industry. We are so blessed to have Blake in the Warner Music Family and be a part of his historic career.

SUNSHINEfinds Blake coast to coast with performances of Neon Light onThe Today Show,Live With Kelly and Michael,The Tonight Show Featuring Jimmy Fallonand his sold-out show at the Hollywood Bowl last Saturday night. With features in USA Today, Entertainment Weekly plus reviews from People Magazine the Los Angeles Times, AP and more,SUNSHINEis One of Sheltons strongest recent efforts, (Billboard Magazine).

BRINGING BACK THE SUNSHINETrack Listing

  1. Bringing Back The Sunshine
  2. Neon Light
  3. Lonely Tonight feat. Ashley Monroe
  4. Gonna
  5. A Girl
  6. Sangria
  7. Buzzin feat. Rae Lynn
  8. Just South of Heaven
  9. I Need My Girl
  10. Good Country Song
  11. Anyone Else
  12. Just Gettin Started

BRINGING BACK THE SUNSHINEis produced by longtime friend and collaborator Scott Hendricks. Shelton recently wrapped up his sold-out Ten Times Crazier Tour 2014, which included performances at NYC’s Madison Square Garden, LA’s historic Hollywood Bowl and Chicago’s Wrigley Field Stadium (playing to a capacity crowd of over 40,000 fans as only the fourth country artist to have ever played the iconic 100 year-old ball park). Celebrating thirteen years since his first single “Austin” hit the top of the country radio charts, Shelton holds 17 No. 1 singles to his credit, recently breaking his own record for most consecutive No. 1s at country radio. With 12 singles, including five from his last album alone, Shelton has the most No. 1’s in a row on the country radio charts by any artist. Joining the ranks of the Grand Ole Opry as a member since 2010, Shelton has earned a host of awards and nominations throughout his career, including three new CMA Award nominations this year for Entertainer of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year and Song of the Year for “Mine Would Be You.” Shelton returned as a coach for his seventh season of NBCs Emmy winning reality competition series,The Voice, which premiered September 22nd.

For more information and upcoming tour dates, please visit:www.BlakeShelton.comand follow @BlakeShelton.

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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