June 29th: On This Day

On this day in 2012, Blake Shelton received a Double-Platinum Certification¬†for his single “Honey Bee”. The song was Blake’s fist single from his sixth studio album Red River Blue. “Honey Bee” sold 138,000 digital downloads it’s first week, setting a new record for first week downloads by a male country singer. Because of these download numbers, “Honey Bee” debuted at number thirteen on the Billboard Hot 100, making him the highest-debuting male country artist on that chart since Garth Brooks.

The song received a Grammy Nomination for Best Country Solo Performance, but lost to Taylor Swift’s “Mean”.

It has since been Certified Triple-Platinum.

May 17th: On This Day

On this day in 1998, Faith Hill’s “This Kiss” held the #1 slot on the chart. The song was off of Hill’s third studio album Faith. “This Kiss” was nominated for two Grammy Awards for Best Female Country Vocal Performance and Grammy Award for Best Country Song¬†but lost both categories to “You’re Still the One” by Shania Twain.

Carrie Underwood And Sam Hunt Are Rumored As Grammy Award Performers

Carrie Underwood and Sam Hunt are rumored to be performers at the upcoming Grammy Awards. While the Grammys haven’t confirmed Underwood and Hunt as performers at the ceremony, the two singers names were reportedly included in a commercial for the awards show that aired during CBS’ broadcast of the AFC Championship Game between the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos on Sunday.


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