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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 Recalls Divorce From Gavin Rossdale: "My Dreams Were Shattered"


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Gwen Stefani has opened up about how she’s still coping with the aftermath of her divorce from her ex-husband Gavin Rossdale, describing the moment they split for good as like having her dreams “shattered”.

The former No Doubt singer, 46, who is currently dating Blake Shelton and in the middle of a North American tour, spoke about her divorce and her new relationship in the August edition of Harper’s Bazaar.

“My dreams were shattered,” she recalled about the moment she parted ways with Rossdale, 50, her husband of nearly 14 years last summer. “All I wanted my whole life was to have babies, be married, like what my parents have.”

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2016 CMA Music Festival

Blake Shelton - 2016 CMA Music Festival - Day 3 - Performances at Nissan Stadium - Nashville, Tennessee, United States - Saturday 11th June 2016

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Gwen Stefani Denies Rumours That She And Blake Shelton Are Planning To Get Married


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Gwen Stefani has laughed off recent rumours that she and her new boyfriend Blake Shelton are planning to get married.

Ever since she and the country music star got together at the end of last year, soon after she divorced her husband of more than a decade Gavin Rossdale, the two have been enjoying what looks like a whirlwind romance from the outside. Naturally, this has got internet and tabloid gossip columns working overtime on a number of stories of various degrees of plausibility – including one that claims she’s pregnant.

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Gwen Stefani And Blake Shelton Perform Romantic Duet At Billboard Awards


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Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton brought their love to the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night (May 22nd), when they performed their hit song ‘Go Ahead and Break My Heart’. The couple, who have been dating since late last year, debuted the song on ‘The Voice’ earlier this month, the same place where they first began their relationship.

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Gwen Stefani Tells Chelsea Handler All About Her Blake Shelton Duet


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Earlier this month couple Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton released their first duet together, ‘Go Ahead and Break My Heart’, taken from Shelton’s upcoming album If I’m Honest. Appearing on Chelsea Handler’s new Netflix talkshow, Stefani spilled on how the couple’s duet came to be, revealing that when she was initially sent the song she worried that she wouldn't like it.

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Premiere Of Sony Pictures' "The Angry Birds Movie"

Blake Shelton - Premiere Of Sony Pictures' "The Angry Birds Movie" at Regency Village Theatre - Westwood, California, United States - Saturday 7th May 2016

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Los Angeles Premiere Of 'Angry Birds'

Blake Shelton - Los Angeles premiere of 'Angry Birds' - Arrivals at Westwood Village - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 7th May 2016

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Film Premiere Of Angry Birds

Blake Shelton - Film Premiere of Angry Birds - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 7th May 2016

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Angry Birds Trailer


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Gwen Stefani And Blake Shelton To Perform Duet On 'The Voice' Next Week


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Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton are to perform a duet they recently wrote together for the first time onstage during ‘The Voice’ next week, it has been revealed.

The couple, who’ve been dating for a little over eight months since Stefani split from her ex-husband Gavin Rossdale last summer, wrote the song ‘Go Ahead and Break My Heart’ together last autumn, and back in April it was announced as the ninth track on Shelton’s upcoming album If I’m Honest, released on May 20th.

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'The Voice' Karaoke For Charity

Blake Shelton - 'The Voice' Karaoke for Charity held at Hyde Sunset Kitchen at Hyde - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 21st April 2016

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Gwen Stefani's Divorce From Gavin Rossdale Finalised


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Gwen Stefani’s divorce from her ex-husband Gavin Rossdale has been finalised by a judge: and the details of the settlement have made their way into the media spotlight. Unsurprisingly, they’re somewhat favourable toward the former No Doubt singer.

The former couple parted ways in August 2015 after 13 years of marriage and three children together, after Rossdale reportedly cheated on her with their nanny Mindy Mann. They filed court documents in Los Angeles back on April 8th detailing the division of their assets, according to TMZ.

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Are Gwen Stefani And Blake Shelton Planning To Have A Baby Together?


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Are Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton making plans to have a baby together? The new couple got together last year as they both dealt with relationship break-ups and now rumours are surfacing that they’re planning to start a family together.

Gwen Stefani and Blake SheltonSuggestions have been made Stefani and Shelton may try to a baby together

In Touch Weekly reported a source that suggested No Doubt frontwoman Stefani, 46, and her country singing man Shelton, 39, are thinking seriously about trying for a baby sister for Gwen’s three sons.

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Miley Cyrus Will Be A Coach On 'The Voice' Season 11


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She only announced last month that she was joining ‘The Voice’ as a special advisor, but Miley Cyrus seems to be making her move to the NBC reality show more permanent, revealing she’ll be a coach on season 11.

The 23 year old singer will be making her debut on the show on Monday (March 28th) when the knockout rounds commence and her role as Key Advisor begins, which will see her offer advice to all teams and contestants.

Cyrus confirmed the news on Twitter herself, writing: “It's true! I am going to be the newest judge on Season 11 of The Voice @NBCTheVoice #thevoice.” She’ll most likely be joining Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Alicia Keys, the replacement for Pharrell Williams who has already confirmed he will not be returning after the current season.

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Gwen Stefani Felt 'So Embarrassed' During Split From Gavin Rossdale


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Gwen Stefani has said she felt 'so embarrassed' following her split from husband of 13 years, Gavin Rossdale. The 46-year-old has just released her third solo album, This Is What the Truth Feels Like and said that she credits the creative process for helping her get over the heartache.

Gwen StefaniGwen Stefani felt ‘embarrassed’ over Gavin Rossdale split.

Speaking to CBS ‘Sunday Morning’ Stefani said her world "changed forever” when her marriage finally broke down. "At that time everything was like I had no skin, it was so raw," Stefani said. "Nobody knew what was happening, and I had this big secret.

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Blake Shelton

Date of birth

18th June, 1976

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

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