Artist: Blake Shelton Biography

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Blake SheltonBlake 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. 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."

Top Track "Blake Shelton"

Ol' Red - Blake Shelton

Ol' Red

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The More I Drink - Blake Shelton

The More I Drink

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Austin - Blake Shelton

Austin

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Home - Blake Shelton

Home

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Honey Bee - Blake Shelton

Honey Bee

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Some Beach - Blake Shelton

Some Beach

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Don't Make Me - Blake Shelton

Don't Make Me

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All Over Me - Blake Shelton

All Over Me

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I Thought There Was Time - Blake Shelton

I Thought There Was Time

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God Gave Me You - Blake Shelton

God Gave Me You

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If I Was Your Man - Blake Shelton

If I Was Your Man

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Sure Be Cool If You Did - Blake Shelton

Sure Be Cool If You Did

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Over - Blake Shelton

Over

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Drink On It - Blake Shelton

Drink On It

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Mine Would Be You - Blake Shelton

Mine Would Be You

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She Wouldn't Be Gone - Blake Shelton

She Wouldn't Be Gone

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Same Old Song - Blake Shelton

Same Old Song

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Neon Light - Blake Shelton

Neon Light

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Problems at Home - Blake Shelton

Problems at Home

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Doin' What She Likes - Blake Shelton

Doin' What She Likes

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I Don't Care - Blake Shelton

I Don't Care

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Sangria - Blake Shelton

Sangria

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All About Tonight - Blake Shelton

All About Tonight

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She Don't Love Me - Blake Shelton

She Don't Love Me

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Kiss My Country Ass - Blake Shelton

Kiss My Country Ass

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It Ain't Easy Bein' Me - Blake Shelton

It Ain't Easy Bein' Me

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This Can't Be Good - Blake Shelton

This Can't Be Good

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Nobody but Me - Blake Shelton

Nobody but Me

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I Have Been Lonely - Blake Shelton

I Have Been Lonely

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Footloose - Blake Shelton

Footloose

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Back There Again - Blake Shelton

Back There Again

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Gonna - Blake Shelton

Gonna

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Came Here To Forget - Blake Shelton

Came Here To Forget

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She Can't Get That - Blake Shelton

She Can't Get That

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The Baby - Blake Shelton

The Baby

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Goodbye Time - Blake Shelton

Goodbye Time

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Ready To Roll - Blake Shelton

Ready To Roll

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Hillbilly Bone - Blake Shelton

Hillbilly Bone

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What I Wouldn't Give - Blake Shelton

What I Wouldn't Give

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