OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On November 3, Pandora (NYSE: P), the go-to music source for fans and artists, comes back to Nashville with their second Sounds Like You: Country concert of the year, this time with superstar Blake Shelton. Listen to Sounds Like You: Country on Pandora now for free event admission at OZ Arts and enjoy a mixtape curated by Blake Shelton.
“We are honored that Blake Shelton has teamed with Pandora for an event that reflects his fan-friendly personality,” said Jeff Zuchowski, Vice President Artist Marketing and Industry Relations. “The country superstar is among Pandora’s Top 30 artists of all time, and this show honors his fans with free tickets to our Sounds Like You: Country show, making them the first to hear songs from Blake’s new album, Texoma Shore, live and up close on the very night the project is released. Beyond that intimate show’s doors, Pandora has an audience of more than 76 million listeners who will get to listen to the mixtape he has curated for us.”
Blake Shelton remarked, “I’m thrilled to kick off the release of my new album with this very special show in Nashville. Nashville is where it all started for me and where I lived for many years so this feels like a homecoming show for me.”
It’s also a homecoming for Emmy-winning country-pop phenomenon Maggie Rose, who will open the show. The Nashvillian by way of Maryland is hot on the heels of her critically acclaimed Dreams > Dollars EP, and has new music coming out just in time for Sounds Like You: Country.
Pandora Sounds Like You: Country attendees will be treated to custom activations from sponsors including: Advance Auto Parts; Ashley HomeStore®; Cracker Barrel Old Country Store®; Sierra Trading Post®, part of the T.J. Maxx®, Marshalls® and HomeGoods® family; SMITHWORKS® Vodka; TitleMax®.
Pandora is the world’s most powerful music discovery platform – a place where artists find their fans and listeners find music they love. We are driven by a single purpose: unleashing the infinite power of music by connecting artists and fans, whether through earbuds, car speakers, live on stage or anywhere fans want to experience it. Our team of highly trained musicologists analyze hundreds of attributes for each recording which powers our proprietary Music Genome Project®, delivering billions of hours of personalized music tailored to the tastes of each music listener, full of discovery, making artist/fan connections at unprecedented scale. Founded by musicians, Pandora empowers artists with valuable data and tools to help grow their careers and connect with their fans.
ABOUT BLAKE SHELTON
Blake Shelton is a five-time consecutive CMA Male Vocalist of the Year winner and was recently named Favorite Male Country Singer by the American Music Awards. He won two People’s Choice Awards including Favorite Album, the first time a country artist has won that award, and joined the ranks of the Grand Ole Opry in 2010. The lauded singer’s forthcoming album, Texoma Shore, will be out November 3. The current single from the project, “I’ll Name the Dogs” is quickly climbing the sales and singles charts.