January 12

Blake Shelton Ruled Country Radio in 2017, What’s Next?


2017 is the year for Blake Shelton’s country music. This success came after the Oklahoman country music star’s several hits were kept played on air last year. That, eventually, made him land No. 1 on both the ‘Top Overall Artists’ and ‘Top Male Artists’ lists ending 2017 with a bang. The lists, which were based on Mediabase’s 2017 summary report compilation, covered the country music genre. Blake’s several hit songs that made his 2017 a very successful year include “I’ll Name the Dogs,” “Guy With a Girl,” and “Every Time I Hear That Song.”  According to Blake’s Instagram post, his first track became No. 1  song at the radio on the third week of December last year.

Blake Shelton Ruled Country Radio in 2017, What's Next? 1

Photo credit: Blake Shelton Instagram

Shelton was joined by other country music stars in ruling the country radio in 2017. Here’s a list of them with their corresponding rankings:

Top Overall Artists

1. Blake Shelton
2. Thomas Rhett
3. Brett Young
4. Jason Aldean
5. Florida Georgia Line

 Top Male Artists

1. Blake Shelton
2. Thomas Rhett
3. Brett Young
4. Jason Aldean
5. Jon Pardi

 Top Female Artists

1. Maren Morris
2. Kelsea Ballerini
3. Lauren Alaina
4. Carrie Underwood
5. Carly Pearce

Isn’t that astounding? Shelton indeed deserves commendation on this feat. Let’s join him on this victory by listening to one of his songs that put him to the top of the charts.


But wait, there’s more…

Not only will Blake Shelton’s fans hear his tunes on the radio but can also watch him perform live soon. Shelton made an announcement October last year of his music tour “Country Music Freaks” taking the fans’ excitement to the next level. The country superstar shared his new journey is his “greatest tour yet.” Four special musical guests will be joining him on the road namely Brett Eldredge, Carly Pearce, and Trace Adkins. Adding fun to the ride, the three artists, according to Blake Shelton, are some of the best people he’s had on a tour. Country Music Freaks Tour will commence on Feb. 15 and run through mid-March.

Save the dates for Shelton’s Country Music Freaks Tour:

Feb. 15, ’18: Tulsa, OK BOK Center
Feb. 16, ’18: Lubbock, TX United Supermarkets Arena
Feb. 17, ’18: Las Cruces, NM Pan American Center
Feb. 22, ’18: Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena
Feb. 23, ’18: Moline, IL TaxSlayer Center
Feb. 24, ’18: St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center
Mar. 2, ’18: Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
Mar. 3, ’18: Bossier City, LA CenturyLink Center
Mar. 8, ’18: Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
Mar. 9, ’18: Greenville, SC Bon Secours Wellness Arena
Mar. 10, ’18: Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum
Mar. 15, ’18: Columbus, OH Nationwide Arena
Mar. 16, ’18: Baltimore, MD Royal Farms Arena
Mar. 17, ’18: Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center

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