Country music's Blake Shelton is having a big week and Darius Rucker kicks off the unofficial CMA Music Fest.

FOX's Michelle Pollino has "FOX Country":

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Honesty is the best policy and it seems to working for Blake Shelton, the country stars newest album, 'If I'm Honest' has debuted at No. 1 on the charts, earning Shelton the top spot on Billboard's Top Country and Album Sales charts. It's his third consecutive to hit No. 1 giving him the second-biggest debut week of his career.

Shelton released a statement saying, "At almost 40-years-old and 15 years in this business, who would've ever thought I would have the biggest week of my career now. No. 1 album, No. 1 song and No. 1 movie, I am beside myself, my friends. Thank you for an incredible journey." Shelton voices a character, in the Angry Birds movie.

Darius Rucker will provide the unofficial kickoff to CMA Music Fest for the seventh straight year with a star-studded show at downtown Nashville's Wildhorse Saloon June 6 with performances by Charley Pride, Hunter Hayes, Drake White, Terri Clark, LOCASH and Scotty McCreery.

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