“I wouldn’t be sitting here with a career right now if it were’t for the songwriters in Nashville."

By Anthony Donatelli

Blake Shelton is showing love to the backbone of country music: The songwriters.

He took to his Facebook page on Monday (August 21) to share his feelings about how important Nashville’s songwriters are to him and to country music.

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“I can’t even begin to compare my songs to the ones the work that they put out,” Shelton said. “I wouldn’t be sitting here with a career right now if it were’t for the songwriters in Nashville.”

Shelton’s powerful message praised the songwriters and gave them the credit they deserve. Watch the full video below:

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