Blake Shelton Returning to “The Voice” Next Season in Early 2015

Image Courtesy Warner Music NashvilleBlake Shelton has agreed to return for The Voice's eighth cycle, starting in early 2015 on NBC.

Adam Levine, Pharrell Williams and Christina Aguilera will join Blake on the coaches' panel next year. The show's seventh cycle recently premiered with coaches Blake, Adam and Pharrell, joined by Gwen Stefani, who'll be departing.

Blake and Adam have appeared on every season of The Voice since it premiered in 2011.

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Luke Bryan Launching Winter Leg of That’s My Kind of Night Tour in February 2015

Image Courtesy Capitol NashvilleLuke Bryan has added a winter leg to his That's My Kind of Night tour, kicking off February, 10, 2015 in Grand Rapids, MI. Randy Houser and Dustin Lynch are in the supporting slots. Tickets for this run of show go on sale this Saturday. Check LukeBryan.com for ticket information.

In other Luke news, his Farm Tour 2014 wrapped up this weekend after playing to more than 110,000 fans in eight cities. Ticket proceeds are granted to colleges in each city to give scholarships to students from local farming areas.

Of note, Luke is also slated to perform in New Orleans on February 14 at the Endymion Extravaganza.

Here's are Luke's new That's My Kind of Night tour dates:

2/10 -- Grand Rapids, MI, Van Andel Arena
2/11 -- Evansville, IN, Ford Center
2/12 -- Louisville, KY, KFC Yum! Center
2/18 -- Estero, FL, Germain Arena
2/21 -- Orlando, FL, Amway Center

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“Thriller” in Idaho Falls!

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Thriller presented by Odyssey Dance Theatre Thursday, October 16 • 7:30 PM • Civic Auditorium • Tickets $20 in advance/ $25 at the door Odyssey Dance Theatre is excited to bring its popular Halloween Spectacular Thriller to several locations. “This show has become a phenomenon!” says Artistic Director Derryl Yeager. “Now in its 18th year, […]

Tim McGraw Wishes He Could Get Away Without Releasing Singles from “Sundown Heaven Town”

Image Courtesy Big Machine RecordsTim McGraw has gone on record saying he'd be happy with any song from his latest album, Sundown Heaven Town, being released to country radio. He's following up the album's first hit, "Meanwhile Back at Mama's," with the new single, "Shotgun Rider," but Tim would prefer there be no singles from this album at all.

He explains, "If I had my way it’d be one of those albums that you could turn in and just say, there’s not a single. Every station could play whatever song they want. I wish there was a way to do that, but I know you have to have a focus and you have to pick a song."

As he's done in the past, Tim has gone a little left of center when choosing songs to round out the Sundown Heaven Town track listing.

Says Tim, "I always know that there are songs that are a little more artistic or other songs that are more not really radio, but just more for reflection and for listening and for just sort of creating a part of the body of an album."

Look for Tim to perform a song from Sundown Heaven Town on the 48th Annual CMA Awards Wednesday, November 5 on ABC.

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