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Blake Shelton

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Blake Shelton

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Blake Shelton
Producers:
Warner Bros.
genre:
Country

We gave it a B-

Newcomer Blake Shelton struck gold with his debut single, ”Austin,” a sappy tale of romance via answering machine. But it’s hard to find a distinct personality on the rest of his album. Part homebody (Collin Raye), part hell-raiser (Hank Williams, Jr.), part sexy strutter (Billy Ray Cyrus) — Shelton’s mostly a radio star, just hoping to keep the winning streak going.