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Blake Shelton is the latest artist set to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The country star will get their star next year in the Recording category, as will Lenny Kravitz, Marc Anthony, Sheila E, Irving Azoff, Jonas Brothers, and Charlie Wilson.
Barbara Mandrell will return to the Grand Ole Opry next month to celebrate her 50th anniversary as a member. The singer is set for two shows on July 30th, with Carrie Underwood also scheduled to perform to help celebrate the singer. Barbara became a member of the Grand Ole Opry on July 29th, 1972.
Keith Urban is celebrating his 2004 hit “You’ll Think Of Me.” The singer just dropped a special live version of the tune. “This song has become such a special moment during our shows and sooooo many of you have been asking for this version over the years,” he shared ahead of opening night of his new tour. “Now, on the day THE SPEED OF NOW World Tour kicks off, it’s yours.” Keith’s says the tune goes through all the “mixed emotions” of heartbreak. “Part of you is initially just devastated, heartbroken, grief-stricken, just distraught, you’re totally broken,” he explains, “and the other part of you is trying to maintain whatever pride you’ve got left,” noting, “About the only thing you can come out with is, ‘Yeah, well, you will regret this.’” Check out the live version below.