Blake Shelton is a successful American country music star who is also one of the judges on television singing competition show "The Voice." He released his first album in 2002 and debuted on "The Voice" in 2011. He is also known for his marriage to fellow country singer Miranda Lambert.Continue Reading
Shelton was born in Ada, Oklahoma, in 1976, but he moved to Nashville to become a country music singer at age 17. He signed with Giant Records, and his self-titled debut album went gold. It contained the hit singles "All Over Me" and "Ol' Red."
Starting in 2004, Shelton released a series of hit albums and became famous among country music fans. Some of his most popular singles included "Some Beach," "Don't Make Me," and "The More I Drink." He was also a judge on reality shows "Nashville Star" and "Clash of the Choirs."
From 2003 to 2006, Shelton was married to Kaynette Williams. His second marriage, to country star Lambert, took place in 2011. The same year, he debuted on "The Voice." Shelton and Lambert performed together at the 2012 Superbowl, and Shelton continued to release successful country albums.
Shelton was named the Country Music Association's male vocalist of the year in both 2013 and 2014.Learn more about Art & Literature