Jared Blake is an American country music singer whom resides in Nashville, TN. A Sony/ATV and Love Monkey Music (Bob DiPiero) songwriter ﬁrst, his passion to perform was quickly realized. He appeared on the debut season of the hit television show The Voice (2011). The singing competition aired on NBC. Season one included coaches Christina Aguilera, CeeLo Green, Adam Levine, and Blake Shelton. Jared Blake was the ﬁnal selection to complete Team Blake. His singing performances included, “Good Girls Go Bad” (Cobra Starship), “Not Ready To Make Nice” (Dixie Chicks), “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” (Marvin Gaye), “This Love” (Maroon 5) and “Use Somebody” (Kings of Leon). NBC and Universal Republic Records released recordings of the songs performed. Blake’s vocal performances broke into the charts with the ﬁrst release, “Not Ready to Make Nice”, reaching No.16 and “Use Somebody” also reaching No.16 on Itunes charts. His songs have appeared in the charts more than 50 times since June 2011.
Jared Blake's music stretches the boundary of rock with a southern/country twist. Rolling Stone described this artist as a top pick to win the season on NBC's hit show, "The Voice". His "sweet 16" (top 16) status was explained as "expected". When the top 8 got narrowed down, Jared Blake became the show-shocker of the evening. Entertainment Weekly reported "He was robbed, totally robbed.", the day after the live episode aired. Immediately after leaving the stage, he was then thrown into the line of reporters dying to know what his thoughts were. Jared's reply, "Where's my first gig and I can't wait to get out to all of the new fans!!" There's no doubt that everyone saw his readiness to take stage and wow a crowd!
Jared Blake's performances are "the real deal". His high-energy show still feels as if everyone is invited on stage with him. The audience is drawn in by the sights and sounds then totally delighted by his strong lyrics and light-hearted stories behind the music. For more information, please visit www.jaredblakemusic.com