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Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton to Perform at 2015 Greenbrier Classic Concert Series

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White Sulphur Springs, WV (April 28, 2015) - Tournament officials announced today that Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton will perform on Friday, July 3 as part of the 2015 Greenbrier Classic Concert Series, coinciding with the sixth annual Greenbrier Classic, June 29 - July 5 at The Greenbrier, the classic American resort in White Sulphur Springs, WV.

Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Miranda Lambert is the reigning six-time ACM Female Vocalist of the Year. She is the most awarded solo female in ACM history with 23 Awards. Her fifth album, Platinum, made history when it debuted atop Billboard's Top Country Albums chart, making Miranda the first country artist in the 50-year history of the chart to have each of her first five albums debut at # 1. She recently was awarded "Best Country Album" by the Grammy Awards for her current album, Platinum.

Country Music Association "Entertainer of the Year," Grammy nominee and the reigning five-time CMA Awards Male Vocalist of the Year, Blake Shelton recently released BRINGING BACK THE SUNSHINE, his 11th studio album on Warner Bros. Records. The album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and Country Albums charts. Sunshine includes the singles, "Neon Light" and "Lonely Tonight" featuring Ashley Monroe, which became Shelton's 13th and 14th consecutive No. 1 singles, the most by any country artist in the modern era giving him a total of 19 No. 1 singles. Joining the ranks of the Grand Ole Opry in 2010, Shelton has earned a host of awards and nominations throughout his career. He returns as a coach for his eighth season of NBC's Emmy Award-winning reality competition series, The Voice, this spring after celebrating his fourth win as a coach last season with contestant Craig Wayne Boyd.
 
Lambert will kick off the 2015 Greenbrier Classic Concert Series at 8:00 PM and Shelton will round out the star-studded evening beginning at 9:30 PM.
 
"We couldn't be happier to have such acclaimed artists as Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton join The Greenbrier Classic Concert Series," said Jim Justice, owner of The Greenbrier.  "Both are incredible performers and their shows are second to none-making them the perfect performers to match the world's best golfers who will be teeing off on The Old White TPC course that week!"
 
Admission to the Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton concert is included with the purchase of a weekly Greenbrier Classic tournament badge, which is priced from $129 per person. A second concert will be announced at a later date, with admission to that concert also included in the $129 weekly badge price.  Additional badge types are available that include both concerts.


ABOUT MIRANDA LAMBERT
Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Miranda Lambert is the reigning six-time ACM Female Vocalist of the Year. She is the most awarded solo female in ACM history with 22 Awards. Her fourth album, Four The Record, made history when it debuted atop Billboard's Top Country Albums chart, making Miranda the first country artist in the 47-year history of the chart to have each of her first four albums debut at # 1. All four of those albums have also been certified Platinum.  She recently was awarded "Best Country Album" by the Grammy Awards for her current album "Platinum".
 
Miranda's highly-anticipated fifth album, Platinum, also debuted at the top of the all genre Billboard 200 as the #1 album in the nation.  Her lead single "Automatic," written by Miranda, Nicolle Galyon and Natalie Hemby, is an autobiographical song that reflects on the days of pay phones, learning to drive a stick shift, driving to Dallas to buy an Easter dress, recording the country countdown on her cassette recorder and more.  Miranda's second single, "Somethin' Bad", a duet with Carrie Underwood that had the two female powerhouses collaborate on this rocker that raced up the charts. Her current video for her single "Little Red Wagon" had over 10 million views in just under 2 weeks, and was called a "Spring Fashion Inspiration" by Glamour Magazine. 
 
Her Certified Platinum tour is breaking barriers with sold out shows across the US, including the famed Madison Square Garden in New York City.
 
In addition to her award winning music, Miranda has designed a shoe line that is available at DSW, and other retailers across the country. She also dedicates much of her time to her MuttNation Foundation. The foundation has raised more than $2.2 million to aid organizations and entities whose purpose is to build animal shelters for better care; increase pet adoption and encourage responsible pet guardianship; rehabilitate sick or unsocialized animals; fund spay/neuter programs; reduce/eliminate euthanasia of healthy animals.  She also owns two lifestyle boutiques, general stores she named, The Pink Pistol. The stores are located in her hometown of Lindale, TX and Tishomingo, OK.
 
ABOUT BLAKE SHELTON
Country Music Association "Entertainer of the Year," GRAMMY nominee and the reigning five-time CMA Awards Male Vocalist of the Year, Blake Shelton recently released BRINGING BACK THE SUNSHINE, his 11th studio album on Warner Bros. Records. The album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and Country Albums charts. Sunshine includes the singles, "Neon Light" and "Lonely Tonight" featuring Ashley Monroe, which became Shelton's 13th and 14th consecutive No. 1 singles, the most by any country artist in the modern era giving him a total of 19 No. 1 singles. Joining the ranks of the Grand Ole Opry in 2010, Shelton has earned a host of awards and nominations throughout his career. He returns as a coach for his eighth season of NBC's Emmy Award-winning reality competition series, The Voice, this spring after celebrating his fourth win as a coach last season with contestant Craig Wayne Boyd.

  • 3 RIAA certified Platinum albums
  • 5 RIAA certified Gold albums
  • 19 total No. 1 country singles
  • 14 consecutive No. 1 country singles - The only country artist to achieve this in the monitored airplay era

 
ABOUT THE GREENBRIER
Located in White Sulphur Springs in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia, The Greenbrier has been welcoming guests since 1778. Known as "America's Resort," it encompasses more than 10,000 acres of undulating landscape that includes: five championship golf courses (including the exclusive Greenbrier Sporting Club's private course); a championship indoor and outdoor tennis facility (including five outdoor clay courts and five indoor courts); a mélange of sporting activities; shops; private homes at The Greenbrier Sporting Club; and, at its heart, a vast and imposing grand hotel. Purchased in 2009 by West Virginia entrepreneur James C. Justice II, The Greenbrier has undergone a $250+ million restoration and is now home to The Greenbrier Classic, a PGA TOUR, FedExCup event, and will soon launch The Greenbrier Medical Institute, a state-of-the-art medical complex on the resort's grounds.

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