Blake Shelton Exhibit Coming to Country Music Hall of Fame
Blake Shelton is the latest contemporary country music artist to earn an exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
Blake Shelton: Based on a True Story will open at the Music City museum on May 27. It will “explore the life and work of one of country music’s most popular and multi-dimensional artists,” according to a press release.
“Blake Shelton is one of the most well-established contemporary artists in country music,” Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum CEO Kyle Young says in a press release. “Countless accolades into his musical career, he continues to stay true to his sound and musical style and continues to receive recognition for it.”
Shelton’s exhibit will include on-stage outfits, instruments, song manuscripts, pictures and other personal items. Blake Shelton: Based on a True Story will “examine the star’s road to success, from his childhood to his move to Nashville as a teen, and from his multi-platinum recording breakthrough to becoming a national celebrity on NBC’s The Voice.”
“I came to Nashville in 1994, and I’ve always been fascinated by the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. I remember the first time I walked in there, I was blown away,” Shelton muses. “To have my own exhibit is more than a dream come true, because I never dreamed it could happen! It’s crazy is what it is. I couldn’t be more excited or more honored than to be a part of the museum.”
Shelton, who is back on the judge’s panel for Season 10 of The Voice, is also out currently out on the road. He is readying a new album, with its first single scheduled for release on March 8. On March 12, Shelton will host the 2016 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. In June, he’s scheduled to play at Country Jam 2016.
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