Blake Shelton


Blake Tollison Shelton 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.… Read More

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1976 Birth Born on June 18, 1976.


1990 14 Years Old 1 More Event
On November 13, 1990, his older brother Richie Shelton (who was 24 at the time) was killed in an automobile accident. … Read More


1997 21 Years Old There 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.
…  In 2001, he made his debut with the single "Austin". … Read More
2003 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Shelton's second album, The Dreamer, was first released on February 4, 2003, on Warner Bros. … Read More
2004 28 Years Old Blake Shelton's Barn & Grill was the title of Shelton's third studio album, released in 2004. … Read More
2005 29 Years Old On December 18, 2005, several of Shelton's songs, including "Nobody but Me", appeared on the TV movie The Christmas Blessing, starring Neil Patrick Harris, Rebecca Gayheart, Angus T. Jones, and Rob Lowe. … Read More


2007 31 Years Old 1 More Event
Shelton issued his fourth studio album, Pure BS, in early 2007. … Read More
2008 32 Years Old 1 More Event
This cover, released in early 2008 as the album's third single, became his fourth No.1 hit in July.
2009 33 Years Old After "I'll Just Hold On" fell off the chart in October 2009, Blake Shelton released a duet with Trace Adkins titled "Hillbilly Bone".
It was the lead-off single on Shelton's EP, Hillbilly Bone, released on March 2, 2010 through Reprise Records Nashville. … Read More
…  From 2011 to 2015, Shelton was married to fellow country singer Miranda Lambert. … Read More
On January 17, 2012, Shelton's father, Dick, 71, died in Oklahoma, following a period of declining health.
Shortly after midnight on New Year's Day 2013, Shelton premiered a new single entitled "Sure Be Cool If You Did", which was released to iTunes on January 8 and reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay chart in 2013.
2014 38 Years Old 1 More Event
Shelton has continued the tour into 2014. … Read More
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