The real reason why Blake Shelton skipped Sunday’s ACM Awards

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By Music News Group

Photo by Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images via ABCAlthough Blake Shelton had no ACM nominations this year, the likely reason he didn’t attend Sunday night’s ceremony stems from the fact that he was needed in his hometown of Tishomingo, Oklahoma.

On Monday, Blake joined his partners and town leaders to host the official construction kickoff event for Ole Red Tishomingo, an entertainment venue based on Blake’s hit song “Ole Red.”

The Tishomingo location is set to open in September or October, according to Ryman Hospitality CEO Colin Reed. Reed joined Blake on-site at the future location and revealed renderings …read more