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Blake Shelton Hosting 2nd Annual NRA Country Shoot

Blake Shelton. photo credit: Joseph Llanes.

The Academy of Country Music’s Entertainer of the Year nominee Blake Shelton will once again be hosting the NRA Country / ACM Celebrity Shoot in Las Vegas before the ACM awards this year. The event takes place on Saturday, March 31st as part of The Week Vegas Goes Country. This year’s celebrity shoot is presented by  SoundGear by LaPierre, and features a two-course 10-station 40 target sporting clay competition for 20 teams of 5 people. Each team will have a celebrity captain, and prizes will be awarded to the event’s top celebrity shooter and top team.

Celebrities joining the shoot this year include Lee Brice, Craig Campbell, Cowboy Troy, Ira Dean, Edens Edge, Jake Owen, Thomas Rhett, Outdoor Channel’s Lee and Tiffany Lakosky and Nick Mundt, TNA Impact wrestling stars Jeff Hardy and James Storm, plus more stars to be announced. The event will be emceed by Storme Warren of GAC’s Headline Country and will take place at the Desert Hills Shooting Club.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Wounded Warriors Project, The Folds Of Honor Foundation, and the Nellis Air Force Base Youth Programs.

“The Academy is thrilled to continue this partnership with Blake and NRA Country,” said Bob Romeo, Chief Executive Officer of the Academy of Country Music. “Many traditions and values are shared among the country music and outdoor enthusiast communities – today we get to have a little fun together while paying our respects to the men and women of our armed forces at the same time.”

The 47th annual Academy of Country Music awards will take place April 1st live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on CBS. Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton return for the second year in a row as co-hosts.

More Country Stars react to Anthony Verdict!

leann rimes
By now everyone around the globe has heard that Casey Anthony was ruled not guilty of killing her 2 year old daughter, Casey. Here are some more country celebrities reactions we found on twitter:

leannrimes: Shocking this trial

ashleymonroe: You have GOT to be kidding me.
ashleymonroe@johnrich me too … I’m really about to vomit. So SOOOO SAD!!!!
cowboytroy: Verdict is sickening. Just saw news. Disgusting.
cowboytroy: The poor child’s remains were found in garbage bags while Anthony was out partying. Wow…just…wow…sad.
Followtheblonde: WHAT! Well Casey, now u can get back to grieving 4 the loss of your baby in between keggers & brokering your book deal. Shocked & sickened.
JayDeMarcus Well… Casey Anthony seems like a job for Dexter now….

Big & Rich Xtreme Musik Flyaway Sweepstakes


There’s a little less than a week left for fans to enter this amazing sweepstakes. Big & Rich have partnered up with Love Everybody and the Deadwood Mountain Grand for a flyaway contest for fans to win an all-expenses paid trip to see Big & Rich perform with friends Gretchen Wilson, Cowboy Troy, and Two Foot Fred in South Dakota. The weekend takes place July 8th and 8th in Deadwood, SD. The winner can choose a guest to go with them on this amazing trip.

The winner will also participate in a parade lead by Big & Rich themselves! All transportation and accommodations are provided by Deadwood.

To enter, fans can visit this Facebook link. The winner will be announced live on Big Kenny’s next StageIt show on June 22nd at 7 pm CT. There are limited tickets available for this online concert, so make sure to reserve your spot today!

Gretchen Wilson and Big & Rich Raise money for Kids


Gretchen Wilson and good friends Big & Rich are going to celebrate the fourth of July weekend by raising money for Shriner’s Hospital for Children. Booked for July 2nd in Denver, Colorado; the benefit show will also feature special guests Cowboy Troy and Two-Foot Fred. They will perform on a custom-built stage with an 8-piece band and even a full working bar!

Ticket prices start at $35 and go as high as $99 before taxes and applicable fees. Fans who purchase tickets before June 17, 2011 are entered into a sweepstakes for a Country Fans Dream 4th of July Weekend VIP treatment. The winner will receive two VIP passes for a Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson meet and greet, two tickets to see Kenny Chesney live in concert at Red Rocks, two nights at The Curtis Hotel in Denver, two tickets to the sold-out Colorado Rockies Fireworks show on July 1st, VIP viewing of the July 4th Shriner’s Parade, and a VIP transportation to and from the concert in a limo.

For more information, and to purchase your tickets for this great cause, see: http://www.bigrichgretchendenver.org/