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Mariah Carey, Blake Shelton to perform on New Year's special

Mariah Carey, Blake Shelton to perform on New Year's special

NEW YORK, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. recording artists Mariah Carey and Blake Shelton are to perform on "New Year's Eve with Carson Daly," NBC announced Monday.
Jimmy Fallon tops Most Desirable Neighbors poll

Jimmy Fallon tops Most Desirable Neighbors poll

SEATTLE, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- New York talk-show host Jimmy Fallon is the celebrity most respondents to a Zillow survey said they would like to have as a neighbor.
Shakira, Usher to return to 'The Voice' in February

Shakira, Usher to return to 'The Voice' in February

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Shakira, Usher, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton will be the mentors when Season 6 of "The Voice" kicks off in Los Angeles in February, NBC said.
Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton to host the ACM Awards in Vegas

Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton to host the ACM Awards in Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan are to serve as co-hosts of the 49th annual Academy of Country Music Awards ceremony in Las Vegas, CBS announced.

Country musician Wayne Mills shot and killed at Nashville bar

NASHVILLE, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- A Nashville bar owner said he was acting in self-defense in the fatal shooting of country singer Wayne Mills after an altercation in the bar.
Shelton, Yearwood to appear on Clarkson's Christmas special

Shelton, Yearwood to appear on Clarkson's Christmas special

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. music stars Reba, Blake Shelton and Trisha Yearwood are to appear on the TV special, "Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale," NBC announced.
Adam Levine dubbed 2013's Sexiest Man Alive

Adam Levine dubbed 2013's Sexiest Man Alive

Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Let the controversy begin.
Kate Stanton
Kelly Clarkson is pregnant

Kelly Clarkson is pregnant

Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Kelly Clarkson is expecting her first child with husband Brandon Blackstock.
Kate Stanton
'The Voice' Top 12 revealed

'The Voice' Top 12 revealed

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, CeeLo Green and Christina Aguilera will each have three artists on their teams when America's "The Voice" returns Monday.
Luke Bryan to headline Boots and Hearts Festival in Ontario

Luke Bryan to headline Boots and Hearts Festival in Ontario

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Country music star Luke Bryan is confirmed to headline the Boots and Hearts Music Festival next summer in Bowmanville, Ontario, Republic Live announced.
George Strait named Entertainer of the Year at the CMA Awards

George Strait named Entertainer of the Year at the CMA Awards

NASHVILLE, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- George Strait was named Entertainer of the Year at the 2013 Country Music Association Awards ceremony in Nashville Wednesday night.
People's Choice Awards nominations announced

People's Choice Awards nominations announced

Nominations for the fan-voted People's Choice Awards in film, television and music categories were announced in Los Angeles Tuesday.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Cassadee Pope releases debut album, reality series in same week

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Season 3 winner of "The Voice" Cassadee Pope's debut album is set to be released the same week her CMT reality series premieres, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Musgraves, Swift lead with 6 CMA Award nods apiece

Musgraves, Swift lead with 6 CMA Award nods apiece

NASHVILLE, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Kacey Musgraves and Taylor Swift were each nominated for six Country Music Association Awards on "Good Morning America" in New York Tuesday.
Cher, Ed Sheeran to be advisers on 'The Voice'

Cher, Ed Sheeran to be advisers on 'The Voice'

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Singer-songwriters Cher, Ed Sheeran, Ryan Tedder and Miguel are to serve as advisers on the upcoming fifth season of "The Voice" in Los Angeles, NBC said.
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Blake Shelton appears at the 2005 Radio Music Awards, held at the Aladdin Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV, on December 19, 2005. (UPI Photo/Roger Williams).
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Blake Tollison Shelton (born June 18, 1976) is an American country music artist. In 2001, he made his debut with the single "Austin". Released as the lead-off single from his self-titled debut album, "Austin" went on to spend five weeks at Number One on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. This song was the first single from his gold-certified debut album, which also produced two more Top 20 hits. Although the album was released on Giant Records Nashville, Shelton was transferred to Warner Bros. Records Nashville after Giant closed in late 2001.

His second and third albums, 2003's The Dreamer (his first for Warner Bros. proper) and 2004's Blake Shelton's Barn & Grill, were each certified gold as well. Shelton's fourth album, Pure BS, was issued in 2007, and re-issued in 2008 with a cover of Michael Bublé's pop hit "Home" as one of the bonus tracks. This cover was also that album's third single. A fifth album, Startin' Fires, was released in November 2008. It was followed by the extended plays Hillbilly Bone and All About Tonight in 2010, and the album Red River Blue in 2011. He is currently a vocal coach on the NBC reality talent show The Voice with Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera, and Cee Lo Green.

Overall, Shelton has charted seventeen singles on the country charts, including nine Number One hits: "Austin" (2001), "The Baby" (2003), "Some Beach" (2004–2005), "Home" (2008), "She Wouldn't Be Gone" (2009), "Hillbilly Bone" (2010), a duet with Trace Adkins, "All About Tonight" (2010), "Who Are You When I'm Not Looking" (2011) and "Honey Bee" (2011). Additionally, three more of his singles have reached Top Ten: a cover version of Conway Twitty's "Goodbye Time", "Nobody but Me", and "I'll Just Hold On".

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Blake Shelton."
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