Blake Shelton is one the best when it comes to country music!
These are some facts you must know about him if he is one of your favorites!
- Blake Shelton was born in born June 18, 1976.
- He was born in Ada, Oklahoma.
- The singer started singing at an early age and by the age of 12, he was taught how to play the guitar by his uncle
- When he was 15, he managed to write his first song.
- By the age of 16, he had received a Denbo Diamond Award in his home state
- He moved to Nashville, Tennessee when he was 17 to pursue a singing career.
- He got a job at a music publishing company and, in 1997, he was aided by Bobby Braddock to obtain a production contract with Sony Music.
- “Austin” was Shelton’s debut single.
- He loves playing the guitar!
- Blake Shelton is a coach on the NBC show The Voice.
- He won the first season of The Voice and he didn’t stop there.
- Adam Lavine is also a coach on the Voice, and since day 1 they have a ‘’hate and love’’ relationship and their moments are incredible.
- In March 2017, Shelton’s wax figure was unveiled for Madame Tussauds Nashville.
- In April 2017, Shelton was honored at the Oklahoma Creativity Ambassadors Gala.
- The singer owns a franchise of restaurants and entertainment complexes called Ole Red.
- The New York Times have described Blake Shelton as “the most important and visible ambassador from Nashville to the American mainstream.
- He was named Sexiest Man Alive by People’s magazine on November 14, 2017 and made history by becoming the first country artist ever to race the magazine’s cover issue.
- He is dating the singer Gwen Stefani and they look so cute together!