(Nashville, TN Ã¢â‚¬â€œ April 5, 2010) Hundreds of Country music fans and line dance enthusiasts turned out for a two-week, three-round Blake Shelton Ã¢â‚¬Å“Hillbilly BoneÃ¢â‚¬Â dance competition at world-famous Billy BobÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Texas in Fort Worth, Texas.
Contestants competed for a chance to win autographed Blake Shelton memorabilia and merchandise. Fifty dancers were chosen in each of the first two preliminary rounds, based on their mastery of Billy BobÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s dance instructor Wendell NelsonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s custom line dance for SheltonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s No. 1 hit single, Ã¢â‚¬Å“Hillbilly Bone.Ã¢â‚¬Â Ten lucky contestants (pictured below) were chosen in the third and final round as the competition winners.
SheltonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Hillbilly Bone SIX PAK release, featuring Trace Adkins on the self-titled hit single, has remained in the Top 5 on BillboardÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Country Albums Chart since its release four weeks ago and has already sold more than 140,000 copies to date.
Nashville-based dance venue marketing company, Marco Club Connection, organized the Ã¢â‚¬Å“Hillbilly BoneÃ¢â‚¬Â club promotion and dance contest with SheltonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s label, Reprise Records. More photos from the competition are available at www.MarcoClubConnection.com.
About Marco Club Connection:
A division of secondary radio promotion company, Marco Promotions, Club Connection specializes in marketing dance club singles to nightclubs and dance venues across the country. Club Connection maintains a national database of more than 240 venues and world-renowned dance instructor contacts, reaching more than 200,000 club patrons each weekend. For more information, visit: www.MarcoClubConnection.com.
Tree Paine Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Warner Music Nashville Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 615.214.1500 – Tree.Paine@wmg.com
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