"Gimme an O!! Gimme a P!!!! Gimme an R!!! Gimme a Y!!!!! What's that spell?!!! Me!!!!!!!!"
True to form, Blake Shelton--one of country music's most prolific Twitter members--tweeted a triumphant (and humorous) cheer after becoming the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry Saturday night.
Shelton, who first set foot on the Opry stage back in 2001, was officially inducted by his good friend Trace Adkins before a sold-out Opry House audience. When presenting Shelton with the Opry Member Award, Adkins proclaimed, "With great reverence and respect, it means the world to me to be the one to hand this to you."
After receiving the award, Shelton attempted to put into words the emotion he felt. "I get the same feeling when I come to the Opry as when I see one of my heroes," he said. "I am in awe. To me, the Grand Ole Opry is an artist and I'm really proud to be one of its songs."
Shelton kicked off the evening by performing "All About Tonight." Additionally, he sang "She Wouldn't Be Gone," andRead More »from Blake Shelton Becomes Newest Opry Member