Blake Shelton Plans New Album on March 26

Blake Shelton will release a new album titled Based on a True Story … on March 26 on Warner Music Nashville. Shelton announced the project on NBC’s Today on Monday morning (Feb. 11). The lead single is “Sure Be Cool If You Did.” In addition, Shelton will return for a new season of NBC’s The Voice with Maroon 5’s Adam Levine, Shakira and Usher on March 25. “I try not to think too hard about this stuff because once I start thinking about stuff, I tend to screw it up,” he joked with Today hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb. In related news, Shelton will appear on an episode of Reba McEntire ’s sitcom Malibu Country on March 1. He will play McEntire’s brother on the episode.