Cracker Barrel Old Country Store has announced nine-time CMA Award winner Blake Shelton’s tenth studio album If I’m Honest will be available at all Cracker Barrel locations nationwide and online at crackerbarrel.com on May 20th.
In a lead up to the album’s release, Cracker Barrel is exclusively debuting Shelton’s new music video for his latest single “Savior’s Shadow,” which is available for viewing now on crackerbarrel.com.
Shelton’s new album, produced by Scott Hendricks, features 15 new tracks, including the top 5 hit single “Came Here To Forget” and the duet Shelton co-wrote with Gwen Stefani, “Go Ahead And Break My Heart.” The album includes two other songs written by Shelton including the gospel/hymn track “Savior’s Shadow” and “Friends,” the feature song in the upcoming “Angry Birds” movie out May 20th. The five-time CMA Male Vocalist of the Year Award winner and Grammy nominee has sold over nine million albums and 21 million tracks to date, including 16 consecutive No. 1 songs on country radio.
“I’m so proud of this album,” said Shelton. “These 15 songs tell the story of my life over the last year, and I think it’s the best record we could have made.”
Cracker Barrel has released albums with a wide variety of artists, some of which have debuted in top spots on a range of Billboard charts. Recent releases from the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Spotlight Music program include the brand’s first pop albums with a cappella group Pentatonix and “Fight Song” singer Rachel Platten, its first R&B album with Anthony Hamilton, as well as recent albums from Joey+Rory and Cole Swindell.
“Over the years, we’ve been lucky enough to partner with many iconic artists,” said Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Senior Marketing Manager Julie Ulmer. “We always look for artists who are an authentic fit to our brand and that our guests care about. Blake certainly fits the bill, and we’re thrilled to debut his new music video and offer his new album in our stores.”
Cracker Barrel’s music program presents a unique opportunity for the company to connect with consumers through an array of musical genres and artists. Most recently, Cracker Barrel powered the Content Creator Studio at the ACM Party For A Cause Festival where some of today’s top country music artists created original content alongside social media stars for their various digital channels.
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