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Blake Shelton announces new album 'Bringing Back the Sunshine'

Blake Shelton announces new album 'Bringing Back the Sunshine'

NASHVILLE, Aug. 1 (UPI) --Blake Shelton's ninth studio album, "Bringing Back the Sunshine," is scheduled for release September 30.
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Alicia Keys joins Pharrell Williams' team on 'The Voice'

Alicia Keys joins Pharrell Williams' team on 'The Voice'

LOS ANGELES, July 23 (UPI) --Alicia Keys will advise Team Pharrell on season seven of "The Voice."
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Little Big Town joins Blake Shelton's team on 'The Voice'

Little Big Town joins Blake Shelton's team on 'The Voice'

LOS ANGELES, July 17 (UPI) --Country group Little Big Town will advise Team Blake Shelton on season seven of "The Voice."
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CeeLo Green explains why he left 'The Voice'

CeeLo Green explains why he left 'The Voice'

NEW YORK, July 3 (UPI) --CeeLo Green opened up about his departure from NBC's singing competition, 'The Voice,' during an interview with Us Weekly Thursday.
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Blake Shelton reveals his wedding anniversary surprise for Miranda Lambert

Blake Shelton reveals his wedding anniversary surprise for Miranda Lambert

NASHVILLE, June 12 (UPI) --Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert recently celebrated their third wedding anniversary, and the singer has revealed the special surprise he planned for his wife.
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Cassadee Pope wins 'Breakthrough Honor' at CMTs, Blake Shelton says he's still mentoring her

Cassadee Pope wins 'Breakthrough Honor' at CMTs, Blake Shelton says he's still mentoring her

NASHVILLE, June 6 (UPI) --Cassadee Pope received the Breakthrough Video Honor at the 2014 CMT Music Awards Wednesday night from none other than her former mentor Blake Shelton.
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Carrie Underwood wins highest honor at CMT Awards for the third time in a row

Carrie Underwood wins highest honor at CMT Awards for the third time in a row

NASHVILLE, June 6 (UPI) --Carrie Underwood took home the fan-voted Video of The Year award for the third time in a row and the fifth in her career for her song "See You Again."
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Miranda Lambert stars on the cover of Rolling Stone's country music issue

Miranda Lambert stars on the cover of Rolling Stone's country music issue

TISHOMINGO, Okla., June 3 (UPI) --Miranda Lambert talks Beyoncé and husband Blake Shelton inside Rolling Stone's special country music issue.
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Josh Kaufman wins season 6 of 'The Voice'

Josh Kaufman wins season 6 of 'The Voice'

LOS ANGELES, May 21 (UPI) --Josh Kaufman of Team Usher is 'The Voice' season 6 champion.
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Kristen Bell to host 2014 CMT Awards

Kristen Bell to host 2014 CMT Awards

NASHVILLE, May 20 (UPI) --Kristen Bell will return to host the 2014 CMT Music Awards in Nashville on June 4th.
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Coldplay, Sheeran booked to perform on 'The Voice' finale Tuesday

Coldplay, Sheeran booked to perform on 'The Voice' finale Tuesday

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., May 16 (UPI) --Coldplay, OneRepublic, Tim McGraw and Ed Sheeran have been booked to perform on Tuesday's season finale of "The Voice," NBC announced.
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Miranda Lambert riffs on Blake Shelton rumors: 'We've been divorced four times'

Miranda Lambert riffs on Blake Shelton rumors: 'We've been divorced four times'

NEW YORK, May 12 (UPI) --Miranda Lambert discussed her fame and unwanted tabloid attention in an interview for the May issue of Billboard magazine.
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Miranda Lambert leads with 6 CMT Music Award nominations

Miranda Lambert leads with 6 CMT Music Award nominations

NASHVILLE, May 5 (UPI) -- Miranda Lambert is in the running for six fan-voted CMT Music Awards, organizers announced Monday.
Karen Butler
Blake Shelton tweets Adam Levine's phone number on 'The Voice'

Blake Shelton tweets Adam Levine's phone number on 'The Voice'

LOS ANGELES, April 29 (UPI) -- Blake Shelton and Adam Levine's friendly rivalry escalated Monday when Shelton tweeted Levine's phone number to six million followers during "The Voice."
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Nick Lachey discusses brother's autism for the first time

Nick Lachey discusses brother's autism for the first time

LOS ANGELES, April 16 (UPI) -- Nick Lachey opened up about his 19-year-old brother's autism a week after he launched the Lindt Gold Bunny Celebrity Auction to raise awareness for autism.
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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".

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Blake Shelton."
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