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Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton

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Famous as :

Country music singer

Birth Name :

Blake Tollison Shelton

Birth Date :

June 18, 1976

Birth Place :

Ada, Oklahoma, USA

Spouse :

Kaynette Williams (17- Nov-03 - 2006), Miranda Lambert (country music singer, since 14-May-2011)

Claim to fame :

Single "Austin" (2001)

Biography


Blake Tollison Shelton was the son of a used car dealer named Richard and beauty salon owner named Dorothy. He was born on June 18, 1976 in Milburn, Oklahoma where he began singing in his bedroom at the age of eight. His mother entered him to a singing contest against a lot of little girls and he was glad of the experience despite being embarrassed.

At the age of 17, Blake met songwriter Mae Boren Axton who was so impressed of his talent. She recommended him to move to Nashville, Tennessee. Blake followed her advice right after graduating from high school, but he did not realize how quickly fame came to him. His first job in the town may be painting Mae's house wall, but he signed to Giant Records not long after that.

Latest News


Blake Shelton on 'The Voice' Win: Craig Wayne Boyd Did 'Mission Impossible'

December 18, 2014 03:08:59 GMT

just scored his fourth win on "" season 7, the most of any coaches on the show, and it wasn't an easy job. With only Craig Wayne Boyd left on his team, he was up against who went into the finals with his team completely intact. In a press conference after the Tuesday, December 16 finale, Blake realized how big their achievement was.
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'The Voice' Crowns Season 7 Winner, the Coaches Wish Viewers 'a Merry Little Christmas'

December 17, 2014 04:47:59 GMT

has affirmed his title as a coach with the most wins on "". The country crooner led another of his proteges, Craig Wayne Boyd, to win the seventh edition of the singing competition series. Craig, a 35-year-old father from Nashville, Tennessee, beat Damien, Chris Jamison and who were all from Team .
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Artist of the Week: Blake Shelton

October 13, 2014 06:37:05 GMT

returned to Billboard 200's No. 1 with his newest album, "". Marking the country superstar's second LP to have topped the esteemed chart, it also landed at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart.
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Blake Shelton's 'Bringing Back the Sunshine' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200

October 09, 2014 01:51:00 GMT

Country stars rule this week's Billboard 200. At the list's top slot is , who scores his second No. 1 album on the chart with "" that sells 101,000 copies following its release on September 30, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
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Blake Shelton Tells Tabloid to 'Eat D**k' Following Separation Report

October 04, 2014 06:13:05 GMT

has some words to say following report of him separating from . The country singer took to Twitter on Friday, October 3 to blast tabloid which made the report, calling them "morons."
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'The Voice' Blind Auditions - Part 4: Adam Witnesses Pharrell and Blake's 'Bloodbath'

October 01, 2014 07:49:05 GMT

now has to be careful with . Not only he has killer lines, but also the "Happy" hitmaker doesn't hesitate to steal a country music act from Blake. Pharrell challenged Blake in the latest episode of "" season 7 when Craig Wayne Boyd auditioned with "The Whiskey Ain't Workin".
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'Tonight Show' Video: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani in Lip Sync Battle Against Jimmy Fallon

September 18, 2014 08:37:59 GMT

faced off and in the latest lip sync battle on "". The country music crooner kicked it off by doing "Puttn' On the Ritz" by Taco.
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Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Turn Down $1M Deal to Perform at Caesars Palace

September 02, 2014 08:31:36 GMT

and have rejected a lucrative deal to play a one-week Las Vegas residency. TMZ reported that the country duo was offered $1 million to play only three shows at Caesars Palace, but the venue decided to back out after the couple asked for $1.25 million.
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Blake Shelton Debuts First 'Bringing Back the Sunshine' Single 'Neon Light'

August 19, 2014 09:25:13 GMT

After announcing "" a few weeks ago, now unveils the new album's first single. Titled "Neon Light", the laid-back summery track features the country superstar singing about trying to move on with his life after breaking up with his girl.
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Blake Shelton Announces New Album 'Bringing Back the Sunshine'

August 02, 2014 04:43:49 GMT

's new album is underway. On Friday morning, August 1, the country superstar announced that his next studio effort would be titled "" and it would be released on September 30 via Warner Bros. Records.
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First Promo for 'The Voice' Season 7 Featuring Gwen Stefani and Pharrell

June 21, 2014 02:22:48 GMT

"" introduces its coach line-up for season 7 in a newly released promo. Set to 's hit "Hollaback Girl" which co-wrote, the clip features these two new coaches getting playful with regular coaches and .
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CMT Music Awards 2014: Casadee Pope, Blake Shelton Among Early Winners

June 05, 2014 01:38:23 GMT

The 2014 CMT Music Awards was kicked off on Wednesday night, June 4 at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. Country duo and opened the annual awards show with the live performance of their collaborative single, "This Is How We Roll".
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Video: Shakira and Blake Shelton Perform 'Medicine' on 'The Voice'

May 21, 2014 01:41:17 GMT

Two "" coaches and took the stage of the singing competition during its Monday, May 19 episode. They reunited to give another live performance of their collaborative single titled "Medicine".
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'The Voice': Blake Shelton Tweets Adam Levine's Cell Phone Number During Top 10 Performance Show

April 29, 2014 07:41:35 GMT

The Top 10 singers of "" season 6 took the stage on Monday, April 28 in the second week of the live shows. The finalists' performances were supposed to be the highlights of the show, but and stole attention with their joke.
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'The Voice' Recap: Blake Shelton Cuts Two Singers as the Playoffs Begin

April 09, 2014 08:58:24 GMT

"" season 6 has kicked off the Playoffs with becoming the first coach to pick his Top 3 singers. Unlike season 4 and 5, in this round singers from each team will perform in front of the coach, who will later eliminate two artists from his/her team.
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'The Voice' Reveals Top 20, Blake Shelton Steals Madilyn Paige

April 08, 2014 07:04:22 GMT

"" has narrowed down the contestants to 20 after two Battle Rounds. On Monday, April 7, the coaches paired their remaining singers for sudden-death duets and picked a winner after each performance.
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Video: Blake Shelton Duets With Shakira at 2014 ACM Awards

April 07, 2014 04:48:00 GMT

was among country music's big names who took the stage at the 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night, April 6. The singer teamed up with fellow "" coach to give the first live performance of their collaboration, "Medicine".
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Video: Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan Diss Britney Spears and Justin Bieber at ACM Awards

April 07, 2014 04:33:11 GMT

and channeled their inner comedian when hosting the 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards Sunday, April 6. Kicking off the ceremony, the country music crooners promised that audience would be treated to live performances throughout the ceremony. "If you don't like live music, just go down the street and see ," Shelton dissed the pop star, who began her two-year residency at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas in late 2013.
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ACM Awards 2014: Miranda Lambert, Taylor Swift Are Red Carpet Stand-Outs

April 07, 2014 01:12:59 GMT

Walking the carpet with husband , stole the attention at 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 6 with her slim look. She wore a Randi Rahm figure-hugging dress that is adorned in hand-beaded Swarovski crystals.
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'The Voice': Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Shakira Steal Singers as Battle Rounds Begin

March 18, 2014 07:55:24 GMT

And so the battle begins on "". On Monday, March 17, coaches , , and paired their singers for a duet and later had to choose which one they wanted to keep. At the same time, other coaches had a chance to steal a contestant from the original coach.
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'The Voice' Recap: Blake Shelton Does the Moonwalk, Usher Pushes the Button With Foot

March 04, 2014 06:57:40 GMT

"" coaches added more singers to their teams on the third part of Blind Auditions. scored Ryan Whyte Maloney, the first contestant who performed in the March 3 episode, beating the other three coaches who also pushed the button for the Vegas singer. Ryan said his son would want him to choose Team Blake, and so he did. The country crooner celebrated it with a moonwalk.
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Video: 'The Voice' Coaches Perform Medley of Their Hits

February 25, 2014 08:43:28 GMT

"" kicked off its sixth season on Monday night, February 24. As usual, the singing competition's coaches opened the show performing together. This time, , , and excited viewers with a medley of each other's hits.
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Shakira Records 'Country, Folk Song' With Blake Shelton for Her New Album

February 12, 2014 07:47:42 GMT

has announced that country superstar will make a guest appearance in her upcoming self-titled album that's arriving on March 25. The Latin singer revealed the exciting news when she visited "On Air With " on Tuesday, February 11.
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2014 ACM Awards Nominations Put Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw on Lead

January 30, 2014 00:25:50 GMT

scored in key categories of the 49th annual Academy of Country Music Awards nominations. It was revealed on Wednesday, January 29 that Lambert and led this year's pack with seven nods each.
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Blake Shelton Responded to Divorce Rumor With Joke

December 30, 2013 14:51:57 GMT

took a jab on the rumor that he and wife are heading for divorce. The country superstar posted a series of tweets that laughed off the ridiculous claim made by National Enquirer.
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'The Voice' Unveils Top 3, Blake Shelton Loses Chance to Win

December 11, 2013 07:20:18 GMT

It's Team vs. Team on "" showdown next week. The two coaches brought their proteges to the finals of the reality TV singing competition's fifth season, ending 's winning streak after three straight triumphs.
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CMA Awards 2013 Full Winner List: Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Are Vocalists of the Year

November 07, 2013 04:24:28 GMT

joined as one of the winners at the 2013 Country Music Association Awards. The member and her husband paired the Female and Male Vocalists of the Year awards.
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Blake Shelton Officiates Ashley Monroe's Wedding

October 26, 2013 05:55:03 GMT

On Thursday, October 24, country singer Ashley Monroe said "I do" to her fiance, Chicago White Sox pitcher John Danks in Tennessee, in a ceremony officiated by country crooner and "" coach . Shelton is associated with the newlyweds by way of his wife being in the same country music group with the bride.
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'The Voice' Final Night of Blind Auditions: Blake Shelton Claims Adam Levine Sabotages His Chair

October 08, 2013 05:14:01 GMT

"" season 5 has come to the final part of the Blind Auditions. Each judges rounded up their teams of 12 each in the October 7 episode, but not without more friendly banter with each other as they pitched themselves to promising talent.
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Taylor Swift, Keith Urban and Blake Shelton Lined Up for CMA Award Performance

October 08, 2013 03:29:44 GMT

The first round of performers at upcoming Country Music Association Awards has been announced. Some big names in country music, including , and , are now set to make appearances at the annual event that will be held next month.
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