Blake Shelton seems to have subtly hit again at critics of his new track Minimal Wage (Image: Kevin Winter/Getty Photos for iHeart)
Blake Shelton seems to have hit again at critics after his new track Minimal Wage was slammed online.
The nation singer debuted his track on the NYE countdown as he crooned about his relationship with fiancée Gwen Stefani.
Nonetheless, the track’s title and lyrics did not go down well as many felt it was extraordinarily insensitive amid the continued pandemic which has left individuals homeless, jobless, and in tough monetary conditions.
Taking to Twitter days later, the hitmaker thanked fellow artists who had spoken out in his defence.
He wrote: ‘When your followers, @RonnieDunn and @sammyhagar have your again it’s gonna be a superb 12 months. Convey it on, 2021.’
Brooks & Dunn’s Ronnie Dunn had taken to Fb to defend Blake as he wrote: ‘The “beef” is one more of these misguided social concern (cultural scams) which can be concocted to additional divide this nation.
‘Now, they need to assault nation singers for being profitable. I slept on a mattress on the ground in a musician pal’s spare bed room and performed BEER JOINTS / DIVE BARS for years earlier than I ever made a $100.’
He continued: ‘Most nation singers pay dues and undergo issues to turn into profitable that no sane human being would. I grew up poor. My father was a truck driver, avid nation music fan and oilfield employee all his life.
‘My mom labored a ‘minimal wage’ job as a small city financial institution teller to assist help a household with 4 youngsters. All the world needs to hitch a free trip on the American Dream. People who don’t need to diminish or destroy it.’
Singing about his associate Gwen Stefani, he’s heard stating: ‘Lady, your love could make a person really feel wealthy on minimal wage’ (Image: John Shearer/Getty Photos for The Recording Academy)
He then concluded: ‘Learn the total lyrics to Blake’s track. Hell, I want I’d written it.’
When the observe dropped, people took issue with a line which noticed Blake state: ‘Lady, your love could make a person really feel wealthy on minimal wage.’
Earlier than taking the stage to premiere the only, Blake instructed the present’s host, Carson Daly: ‘I can’t communicate for everyone else, however I had an incredible 2020.
‘Despite the fact that lots of dangerous stuff occurred personally for me, I acquired engaged to Gwen Stefani, and I don’t care what else occurred apart from that. That made it an incredible 12 months.’