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Blake Tollison Shelton (born 18.6.1976)
Blake Shelton is an American, four times Grammy nominated Country singer acknowledged for his thirteen number one singles in the US country charts including: Sure Be Cool If You Did, Honey Bee and God Gave Me You.

Childhood: Shelton was born in Ada, Oklahoma to his beauty salon owner mother Dorothy and car dealership father Richard. Shelton showed an immediate interest in music and by 15 was writing his own songs which later won him a Denbo Diamond award in his home state. At 17, Shelton moved to Nashville in order to pursue his musical career.

Musical Career: It wasn't until 2001 that Shelton was signed to Giant Records (Deep Purple US/Canada, Kenny Rogers) who decided against releasing "I Wanna Talk About Me" as Blake's debut single (which was later recorded by Toby Keith and obtained number one on the US Country charts). Instead, Giant released "Austin", Shelton's first single which would later go on to spend five consecutive weeks at number one in the US Country Charts. Shortly after its release Giant Records was closed and Shelton was pursued by parenting company, Warner Bros. Records whom released his self-titled debut album containing the top 20 hit songs: All Over Me and Ol' Red which became his signature, live song, despite not being a major radio hit. The album received a positive response with Maria Konicki Dinoia of Allmusic stating it was "tremendously imaginative". The album received a gold certificate from the Recording Industry Association of America for shipments of 500,000 copies. Shelton's second studio album was released a year later. The album was titled 'The Dreamer' and included Number One Country Chart topper, "The Baby". Despite the album not having the same single success as Shelton's debut album it still achieved gold certification and lead to Shelton singing guest vocals on Tracy Byrd's "The Truth About Men". Shelton's third studio Album, 'Blake Shelton's Barn & Grill' was released in 2004 obtaining him his third US Country number one single with "Some Beach". The album also featured multiple top ten hits including: "Goodbye Time" (cover of Conway Twitty's 1988 single) and "Nobody But Me". The album achieved Gold Certification and multiple tracks were featured on the TV film, The Christmas Blessing. Shelton worked with Braddock, Brent Rowan and Paul Worley (previously only Braddock) in order to produce his fourth studio album, 'Pure BS' in early 2007. The album originally received no number one hit single however was later re-released in 2008 with three bonus tracks including two US Country number one's with a cover of Michael Bublé's hit single "Home" and original song "She Wouldn't Be Gone". "She Wouldn't Be Gone" went on to become the lead of to Shelton's fifth studio album, 'Startin' Fires'. The album was produced by Scott Hendricks and lead to the release of the US Country number 8 single "I'll Just Hold On". On March 2nd, 2010 Shelton released a duet with Trace Adkins titled "Hillbilly Bone" via record label 'Reprise Records Nashville'. Hillbilly Bone became number one and earned gold certification, which lead to the release of EP, 'All About Tonight'. Later that year Shelton released his first Greatest Hits, 'Loaded: The Best of Blake Shelton which peaked at number four on the US Album Country Charts. Shelton attended the "Country Comes Home" concert to celebrate the re-opening of the 'Grand Ole Opry House' after it's flooding in 2010. Shelton also went on to recorde the opening track for the 2011 Footloose remake starring Kenny Wormald and Dennis Quaid. Shelton won Male Vocalist of the Year when he appeared on the 44th Annual Country Music Awards where he also performed "All About Tonight". Shelton continued his television appearances after being a judge on talent competition, Nashville Star and later on Clash of the Choirs before earning a permanent place starring as judge and coach on the NBC reality TV series, The Voice. Shelton released his 6th original studio album in 2011 titled, 'Red River Blue'. The album's opening single "Honey Bee" received 138,000 downloads in its first week and achieved gold certification by its 7th week, setting a new record for the fastest gold certification by a male country singer. Honey Bee also became Shelton's ninth number one in the US billboard Country Charts and helped Red River Blue to become Shelton's first album to receive a number one in US Billboard Top 200. The album also featured US County number one hits: "God Gave Me You" (Dave Barns cover) and "Drink On It". Blake performed "Over" on the second season of the Voice which resulted in his 7th consecutive number one (US Country Charts) and his 12th number one hit to date. Shelton released his first Christmas album, 'Cheers It's Christmas' featuring classic Christmas songs performed by famous and acclaimed country stars and himself. The album peaked at number two in the US Country Charts and number one in the US Holiday Charts. On New Year's Day 2013, Shelton premiered his new single "Sure Be Cool If You Did" which reached number one on the US Country Charts. His eighth studio album, 'Based On A True Story.' debuted at number three on the Billboard Top 200 selling just under 200,000 copies. The album went on to be number one in the US Country Charts.

Personal Life: Shelton's older brother Richie died at 24 in a car accident when Shelton was still young (14 years old). Blake wrote about Richie in Lambert's song "Over You" which was named CMA song of the year 2012 and won the Academy of Country Music Awards 2013 for song of the year Blake married long time girlfriend Kaynette Gern in 2003, however got divorced shortly after in 2006. Shelton proposed to fellow country singer Miranda Lambert in 2010 after receiving her father's blessing. They married a year later with many country stars and celebrities in attendance. Shelton's father died in 2012 at the age of 71 due to declining health.



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Gwen Stefani Watches Her Son Zuma Rossdale Play Flag Football At The Park

Blake Shelton - Gwen Stefani watches her son Zuma Rossdale play flag football at the park. Her two other sons, Kingston and Apollo, attended as well. The whole family departed in Blake Shelton's SUV. - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 6th February 2016

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Blake Shelton Picking Up Groceries At Ralphs

Blake Shelton - The Voice judge Blake Shelton picking up groceries at ralphs in Studio City - Studio City, California, United States - Sunday 17th January 2016

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Miranda Lambert Posts First Pic With New Boyfriend Anderson East


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Miranda Lambert has a new man in her life and she’s ready to show him off! The country singer posted a pic of herself snuggling up to new beau Anderson East on New Year’s Eve, showing she’s moved on following her split from Blake Shelton.

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Gwen Stefani And Blake Shelton Take Off For A Romantic Weekend

Gwen Stefani , Blake Shelton - New couple Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton take off from Burbank in a private jet for a romantic weekend getaway, while Stefani's ex-husband babysits her three sons - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 19th December 2015

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Dolly Parton Visits 'The Voice' And Offers Some 'Information' For Contestants


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Legendary country star Dolly Parton paid a visit to ‘The Voice’ on Tuesday, to offer some help and inspiration to the remaining nine contestants. Parton was brought to the show by fellow country singer Blake Shelton, as the remaining nine prepared to be whittled down to four finalists.

Dolly PartonDolly Parton has paid a visit to ‘The Voice’.

Meeting the contestants earlier in the day Parton told them: “I feel very honoured to be in the presence of all of you. What I love about this show is that they pick you based on your talent. I know that some of you are going to be having to go home tonight - but just because you don't win doesn't mean you're not winners.”

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Miranda Lambert Is Doing Fine After Blake Shelton Divorce


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Though she’s been recovering a lot more privately from her divorce than her ex-husband Blake Shelton has, Miranda Lambert has apparently now put the fallout from her marriage break-up behind her and is “really enjoying” life.

An unnamed close to the 32 year old country music star told Us Weekly on Wednesday (December 2nd) that “she has started going on a few dates.”

Lambert and Shelton, 39, announced their divorce after four years of marriage in July this year. While Shelton has been dating his colleague on ‘The Voice’, Gwen Stefani, for just over a month, flaunting their romance in front of the cameras, Lambert has kept details of her private life closer.

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Premiere Of Netflix's "The Ridiculous 6"

Blake Shelton - Premiere Of Netflix's "The Ridiculous 6" - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 1st December 2015

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Will Gwen Stefani Be Spending Thanksgiving With Her New Man?


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As rumours of her marriage breakdown continue to circle, Gwen Stefani seems to be picking herself up by getting serious with new flame Blake Shelton. The Voice coaches could be spending Thanksgiving together as the pair also think about whether to spend the Christmas period together.

Gwen StefaniGwen Stefani's relationship with Blake Shelton is hotting up

Female First has reported that Blake, 39, has invited his new lady and her three sons over to his house in Oklahoma to celebrate the November holiday.

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Blake Shelton Hailed As A Hero After Rescuing Group Stranded Near Oklahoma River


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Country singer and ‘The Voice’ coach Blake Shelton has been hailed as a hero, after he rescued a group of men who were stuck in a mudslide near the Washita River in Ardmore, Oklahoma, on Friday (November 13th).

Blake SheltonBlake Shelton helped rescue a group of men stranded near the Oklahoma river on Friday.

The 39-year-old, who is currently dating singer Gwen Stefani, came across the four men, Bryar Blanton, Lenyell Blanton, Josh Turner and Adrian Poplin, while he was enjoying the outdoors during a visit to Oklahoma.

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Gavin Rossdale's 'Affair With Nanny' Allegedly The Reason For Gwen Stefani Divorce


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Gwen Stefani apparently decided to end her marriage to Gavin Rossdale after she discovered that her husband had been sleeping with their children’s nanny, a new report has sensationally suggested.

An unnamed source close to the couple, who announced their divorce in August this year, claimed to Us Weekly that the reason for the split was because Stefani had discovered a three-year affair between Rossdale and the Australian nanny they had hired to take care of their kids, Mindy Mann. “This was done right under Gwen’s nose,” the source said, as she apparently discovered a series of flirty messages between the pair on the family’s iPad in February.

Gavin Rossdale Gwen StefaniGavin Rossdale allegedly cheated on Gwen Stefani with their children's nanny

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Gwen Stefani Opens Up About Gavin Rossdale Divorce


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Resurgent pop star Gwen Stefani has spoken publicly about her recent divorce from her husband of 13 years, Gavin Rossdale, and how she balances her busy family and and work life, both before and since the break-up.

Stefani, 46, had three children with the British lead singer of Bush – Kingston (9), Zuma (7) and Apollo (22 months) – during their time together. Though the former No Doubt singer didn’t go into specifics about the disintegration of their marriage, she did provide an illustration of her home life.

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Gwen Stefani Speaks About Blake Shelton Romance "He's A Pretty Rad Guy"


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Gwen Stefani has finally opened up about her new relationship with country star Blake Shelton, days after the couple’s romance was first confirmed. The pair, who met on ‘The Voice’s’ judging panel have been dating since Stefani split with husband Gavin Rossdale.

gwen stefaniGwen Stefani has spoken about her relationship with Blake Shelton.

"He's a pretty rad guy, I have to say that,” Stefani said during an interview with Dallas/Fort Worth radio station 103.7 KVIL, as reported by Entertainment Tonight. Speaking about her divorce from the Bush frontman, Stefani added, "There's been loads of people that have helped me with this tragedy.”

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Blake Shelton Is Officially Dating Gwen Stefani


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After weeks of speculation that they were falling for each other, it’s been confirmed that Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are officially dating.

On the same night that Shelton was on the receiving end of quite a few jokes about his recent divorce from Miranda Lambert at the Country Music Awards, TMZ reported that the rumours about him going out with Stefani (who also recently split up with her husband, and the father of her three children, Gavin Rossdale) were true.

Blake SheltonJust before the CMAs started, Shelton's publicist confirmed that he is dating Gwen Stefani

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Blake Shelton Is Expecting Jokes About His Divorce At The Country Music Awards


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Country music superstar Blake Shelton is bracing himself for a few “awkward” jokes and jibes about his recent divorce from Miranda Lambert at next month’s Country Music Awards ceremony.

The 39 year old was interviewed on NBC’s ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ on Tuesday (October 27th), and revealed that he’s prepared for a few laughs at his expense, after he and his ex-wife Lambert, 31, announced their split earlier this summer. The ceremony is taking place on November 4th at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, and will be hosted by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley.

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Blake Shelton Suing Tabloid Magazine Over False Rehab Claims


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Blake Shelton is suing a tabloid magazine after it recently published a cover story alleging that the country star had entered rehab, and that heavy drinking on his part had contributed to the demise of his marriage to Miranda Lambert earlier this year.

Shelton, 39, filed a defamation lawsuit to the tune of more than $1 million in damages against the publishers of In Touch Weekly magazine, Bauer Publishing Co., in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday (October 19th) according to Rolling Stone magazine.

Blake SheltonBlake Shelton has reportedly filed a million-dollar lawsuit against In Touch Weekly

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Blake Shelton

Date of birth

18th June, 1976

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

1.96




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