Songwriter Interview - Blake Shelton's "Honey Bee" Party!
Just two days after scoring FIVE CMA nominations, country star Blake Shelton celebrated his 9th No. 1 hit at Warner Music with songwriters Rhett Akins and Ben Hayslip.
Glasses were filled with Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey while sweet Honey Buns and beeswax decorated the tables. Yallwire host Stephanie Langston takes you to the party and catches up with the songwriters!
Best buds since they were in the 8th grade, "Honey Bee" writers Rhett and Ben started writing songs together in the dugout during high school baseball games in 1984. They've had quite a run since then, writing No. 1 songs big country artists likeBrooks & Dunn, Joe Nichols and more, in addition to Blake Shelton's hit "All About Tonight."
Would you have guessed the idea behind cute, summer love song "Honey Bee" involved Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee? Check out this interview with "Honey Bee" songwriters Rhett Akins and Ben Hayslip to hear more about the song, what's on their plate next, and what Blake Shelton has to say about the success of the song!