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Blake Shelton Addresses Tabloid Rumors, Opens Up About Marriage To Miranda Lambert

June 2nd, 2013 9:00am EDT
Blake Shelton People magazine
As rumors swirl about his marriage to Miranda Lambert, country music superstar and Voice coach Blake Shelton opens up in this week’s issue of People about how they make it work and keep their love alive. Since their wedding two years ago, they’ve had to get used to living under the glare of the spotlights, and the tabloid rumors that come with it. From week to week, either their marriage is in ruins (She’s lonely and drinking! He has a wandering eye! She’s jealous of his Voice co-star Shakira!) or they’re having a baby.

Shelton, whose first marriage to Kaynette Williams ended in divorce –...
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Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Usher, And Others Raise Millions With Healing in the Heartland: Relief Benefit Concert

May 30th, 2013 2:07pm EDT
Blake Shelton Healing the Heartland
Several music stars gathered at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City to raise millions in charity for those affected by the devastating tornadoes in the state.

Blake Shelton organized the Healing in the Heartland event to air on NBC, where he also appears on The Voice. He started the show with a rendition of "God Gave Me You," and then gave the stage to Darius Rucker, Rascal Flatts, Luke Bryan and OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder for musical performances.

Shelton’s wife Miranda Lambert focused on the displaced animals affected by the storms. She held back tears as she sang The House Th...
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Blake Shelton's Oklahoma Benefit To Take Place On Wednesday

May 25th, 2013 3:22pm EDT
Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton is holding his tornado relief benefit on Wednesday in Oklahoma City. The state native decided to help out after watching footage of the storm, which tore apart the city's suburbs on Monday and killed of 24 people.
 
The country star will headline "Healing in the Heartland: Relief Benefit Concert" at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. Also performing: Reba McEntire, Vince Gill and his wife Miranda Lambert.

Shelton commented: "Everyone has their way to help, and mine as an entertainer is to perform to help raise money and awareness for this tragedy. This is why I want to do this spec...
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David Spade And Blake Shelton Lend Their Support To Oklahoma Tornado Victims

May 22nd, 2013 6:25pm EDT
David Spade
Hollywood Celebrities have shown their support for the survivors of the Oklahoma tornado.  David Spade has handed $200,000 to the victims of the deadly tornado.

The comedian's generous donation to the American Red Cross will be used for relief efforts in the state after the natural disaster ripped through a suburb of Oklahoma City, claiming at least 20 lives and leaving more than 200 injured.

The Joe Dirt star was inspired to help out after his own terrifying experience with a twister, telling EOnline.com, "When I was four, I moved from Michigan to Arizona and our house got hit by a tor...
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Rihanna And Other Stars Send Out Prayers And Condolences To Oklahoma Tornado Victims

May 21st, 2013 6:07pm EDT
Rihanna
Rihanna, Slash, and many other stars have reached out to offer their prayers to the people of Oklahoma following a devastating series of tornadoes.

Powerful tornadoes landed in Oklahoma City Monday, destroying several buildings. Currently, the death toll is over 90 people, with dozens being school children. The children were at Plaza Towers Elementary School when the storms ripped through the building.

Rihanna took to Twitter.com and posted the simple message, "Praying for Oklahoma." Slash wrote, "Horrible what the people in Oklahoma just went thru. The devastation they're facing now. & t...
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'The Voice': Meet Team Blake's Holly Tucker

May 20th, 2013 12:15pm EDT
The Voice
Blake Shelton has his dream team on The Voice this season: a final three loaded completely with country artists. BFTV recently caught up with one of those artists, Baylor marching band star Holly Tucker, to get to know her better.

"I always expected big things because I've seen the show on TV and it just looks larger than life," Holly said of her Voice experience so far. "That's exactly what I got and more."

Speaking of big things, America has watched Holly blow the doors off the Voice studio with her powerful performances of LeAnn Rimes' "How Do I Live" and Martina McBride's "Broken Wing...
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Christina Aguilera, CeeLo Green, Adam Levine & Blake Shelton On Board For 'The Voice' Season 5

May 18th, 2013 8:32am EDT
The Voice
NBC has confirmed that "The Voice" is bringing back all four original judges - Christina Aguilera, CeeLo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton - for its fifth season in the fall.

Shelton, Levine, Green and Aguilera were the coaches for the first three seasons. Season six will pair Levine and Shelton with Shakira and Usher, who are judges on the current fourth season.

Carson Daly will remain as the host.

Paul Telegdy, president of alternative andl ate night programming at NBC, explained: "We locked in a plan several months ago to have the outstanding Christina Aguilera and CeeLo Green rejo...
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Miranda Lambert Follows Mom's Rule: 'Divorce Is Not An Option'

April 11th, 2013 10:39am EDT
Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton
Miranda Lambert's marriage to Blake Shelton is solid, and the country singer vows that it will last forever, despite all the recent gossip about them breaking up.

Lambert told reporters after last Sunday's Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards that sometimes it's tough because the two singers travel alot, but she and Shelton plan on staying together 'til death do us part,' according to CountryWeekly.com.

"You know, it's not easy all the time being on opposite sides of the country and, you know, traveling and all that," she said. "But when you get to celebrate moments like this together an...
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Blake Shelton To Officiate Kelly Clarkson's Wedding

April 8th, 2013 6:20pm EDT
Blake Shelton and Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson has revealed that pal Blake Shelton will officiate her upcoming wedding to fiance Brandon Blackstock.

During Sunday night's Academy of Country Music Awards, Kelly told "Entertainment Tonight" that The Voice star -- who is managed by her beau -- will be a big part of their wedding.

"Not only is he singing, he is marrying us," she says.

Shelton will also preside over the ceremony for Ashley Monroe, who sings in wife Miranda Lambert's side band the Pistol Annies.

"He has done it before with people, he is actually marrying Ashley Monroe from the Pistol Annies as well," she ad...
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Miranda Lambert Dominates The 2013 Academy Of Country Music Awards

April 8th, 2013 12:31am EDT
Miranda Lambert
Miranda Lambert scooped up three of the top prizes at the 2013 Academy of Country Music Awards Sunday night, including Female Vocalist of the Year.

The singer bested fellow nominees Carrie Underwood, Martina McBride, Kacey Musgraves and Taylor Swift to win the award.

Lambert also won Single Record of the Year and Song of the Year for her single, "Over You," and accepted the latter with husband and co-writer Blake Shelton by her side.

"As a songwriter, having your song and your lyrics recognized by your peers is pretty much as good as it gets," she said during her acceptance speech. "And ...
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TV Preview: 'The Voice' Season 4

March 25th, 2013 11:03am EDT
The Voice
Welcome to the new Voice - just as good as the old Voice.

The Voice is back for its fourth season, and it's come with much buzz over the arrival of Shakira and Usher, who are standing in for Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green this time around. Everyone wants to know if the new foursome in the big red chairs will click like the old one, and the answer is a resounding yes. The Voice of season four is reminiscent of the Voice of season one: all the banter but without the moments of tension that raised some eyebrows in later cycles. This is not to detract from Aguilera and Green, who were goo...
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Blake Shelton And Miranda Lambert Joke About Cheating Rumors On Twitter

March 19th, 2013 2:07pm EDT
Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton
Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert had some fun with their Twitter followers after it was reported in tabloids that their relationship was coming to an end following a cheating scandal.

Shelton's alleged affair with a younger woman made the cover of the rag, boasting that it had the details on their "shaken up" marriage.

"Hey @mirandalambert… I just read in a tabloid that our marriage is falling apart! FOCK!" tweeted Blake to his wife. "Oh no! Can't wait to read if we make it or not," replied Miranda.

Back in November, the two traded joking tweets over another tabloid headline - this one ...
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Celebrity Valentines for 2013

February 14th, 2013 8:30am EST
Adam Levine
Ah, Valentine's Day. It's a holiday all about love. While it's generally taken to be reserved for that special someone in your life, there are other kinds of love, too - like showing some love for your favorite celebrities. Here's BFTV's list of the celebrities I've fallen in love with and why I want to give them a little extra appreciation this year. Not only are they talented at what they do, but they're also pretty fantastic people.

In alphabetical order:

Jamie Bamber: I waited a couple of years to meet the Monday Mornings star, during which I heard from several mutual friends and fans...
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Blake Shelton To Perform At Kelly Clarkson's Wedding Reception

January 29th, 2013 1:43pm EST
Blake Shelton
Blake Shelton is set to sing at Kelly Clarkson's upcoming wedding after the former American Idol star accepted his offer to perform on her big day.

Shelton's manager, Brandon Blackstock, proposed to the Since U Been Gone hit-maker last month, and the couple has been busy making plans for the nuptials. The Honey Bee star voiced a desire to sing for the newlyweds, and Clarkson now reveals she has taken him up on his offer.

In an interview on radio country station K-Frog, she says, "Blake actually is going to play at our reception, so we're pretty excited."

Clarkson and Blackstock are se...
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Blake Shelton Vows To Cut Back On 'Controversial' Twitter Posts

January 5th, 2013 5:02pm EST
Blake Shelton
Many people make New Year's resolutions, and country star Blake Shelton is one of them. The singer has vowed to watch what he tweets in 2013.

"The Voice" judge told US Weekly, "I need to work on being a less controversial tweeter."

On New Year's Eve he posted a photo of himself on Twitter passed out in a chair. The beer-loving singer got into a lot of trouble last year for his boozy posts, and while there are no signs of him cutting back on alcohol, he's determined not to write about it online.

The singer also caused controvery last year when he posted something about hitting a turtle wi...
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Blake Shelton Was Glad He Got One More Christmas With His Dad

December 26th, 2012 10:30am EST
Blake Shelton
Country star Blake Shelton will have a heavy heart as he celebrates Christmas this year - because it will be his first without his beloved father Dick, who died in January.

The Honey Bee singer was in Oklahoma last year, so he could spend what became his dad's last holiday season by his bedside, and he admits it'll be odd not to have the old man near him this Christmas.

Shelton, who is enjoying success with his first holiday album, tells Country Weekly magazine, "My sister (and her husband)... were doing their normal Christmas Eve with the kids. And (my wife) Miranda (Lambert) has a tradi...
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50 Hottest Celebrity Guys Of 2012

December 8th, 2012 8:33am EST
Hottest Guys of 2012
Who are the sexiest guys in music, film and television? We narrowed our picks down to 50 in our annual list, spotlighting those who made our hearts skip a beat when we watched them perform.

Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey bared quite a bit in "Magic Mike," while "The Avengers" actors got our blood flowing with their explosive action scenes.

We lusted after Chris Hemsworth in "Snow White And The Huntsmans" and felt a little bit giddy when rumors swirled that Justin Bieber broke up with Selena Gomez (he didn't.)

British imports The Wanted and One Direction also caught our fancy, as ...
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'The Voice' Coach Blake Shelton on Season 3 and His Coaching Style

November 26th, 2012 9:30am EST
Blake Shelton
The Voice wouldn't be the show it is without Blake Shelton. There are many great country music artists, but there's only one Blake: talented, but also a capable and dedicated coach, a great person, and so hilarious that it's impossible not to smile around him. Recently, Blake talked with Big Red Chairs about what Season 3 has been like for him, and how he'd describe himself as a coach.

There are only two of Blake's artists remaining in the running this season - Cassadee Pope and Terry McDermott - meaning that under Season 3's new rules, the entirety of Team Blake could go home in...
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Miranda Lambert Laughs Off Pregnancy Rumors

November 15th, 2012 7:48am EST
Miranda Lambert
Country superstar Miranda Lambert has taken to Twitter.com to dispel persistent rumors suggesting she's pregnant.

Speculation that the singer and her husband Blake Shelton are expecting their first child has been endemic in recent weeks.

However, the pair has slammed the rumors - making light of the subject by joking that Lambert is at home getting drunk.

When asked by a Twitter.com follower if Lambert was expecting, The Voice judge Shelton replied, "I hope not... She's passed out with a bottle of Bacardi in her hands!"

The blonde adds, "Don't believe everything you read! I'm having a b...
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Blake Shelton And Miranda Lambert Share Their Secrets To Marital Bliss

November 4th, 2012 9:00am EST
Blake Shelton And Miranda Lambert
After 18 months of marriage, Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert – the work-hard, play-hard couple – open up in this week's issue of PEOPLE about long-distance love, Oklahoma vs. Hollywood, and why they're waiting to start a family. He's the breakout star of The Voice, they're the Academy of Country Music's reigning male and female vocalists of the year, and they were each nominated for four CMA awards (they swept) – including one for a song they wrote together.

In a world where celebrity marriages routinely grow strained by distance and competing careers, Shelton, 36, and Lambert, 29, aren...
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CMA Awards Highlights: Miranda Lambert's Emotional Acceptance Speech, Blake Shelton's Big Wins, Fashion & More!

November 2nd, 2012 8:48am EDT
Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton
Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton were the toast of the town last night after winning a total of four trophies, including a joint award for "Song of the Year," at the Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee.

The married singers shared the prize for their powerful duet "Over You," and Lambert had to contain her emotion while they accepted the award. Shelton told the crowd, "I lost my brother in a car wreck when I was 14 years old, and later in life when I decided I wanted to be a country singer, my dad always told me, 'Son, you should write a song about your brother.' I los...
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Blake Shelton Lands First Christmas TV Special

October 31st, 2012 9:41am EDT
Blake Shelton
Blake Shelton will not only compete with fellow The Voice judge Cee Lo Green on the Christmas album charts, he'll also be fighting him for TV ratings after landing his first holiday special.

The "Oklahoma" singer's "Not So Family Christmas" will tape in Los Angeles on Sunday and air in America on December 3.

Shelton's wife Miranda Lambert and his mother Dorothy Shackleford will appear on the TV special - both join the "Honey Bee" singer for tracks on his upcoming festive album, "Cheers, It's Christmas."

Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson, who also duet with Shelton on the album, will featu...
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'The Voice' Recap: Season 3's Final Battle Rounds (Part 6)

October 24th, 2012 9:00am EDT
Battle Rounds - Adriana Louise vs Jordan Pruitt
There's one last night of battles on The Voice, and just one steal left, which belongs to Christina Aguilera. This is crunch time...for this phase of the top-rated singing competition, anyway. So let's get right to it, shall we?

Tuesday night begins with Christina's team, specifically Adriana Louise and Jordan Pruitt, who get handed Katy Perry's "Hot and Cold." Jordan confides that she's surprised to see advisor Billie Joe Armstrong because he's so different from Christina. Billie Joe instantly picks up on Jordan's "professional" side, while Christina thinks Adriana is "holding ...
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'The Voice' Recap: Season 3 Battle Rounds, Part 5

October 23rd, 2012 9:00am EDT
The Voice
It's a new week of battle rounds on The Voice, with only two steals left to save hopeful artists who don't win their head-to-head matchups.

A shortened Monday night show - just one hour instead of two - opens with Team Cee Lo: it's Alexis Marceaux versus another returning singer, Daniel Rosa. Cee Lo has given them Adam Lambert's "Whataya Want From Me," which Nakia performed in season one, and he knocked it out of the park back then, so these two have no small quest in front of them. Advisor Rob Thomas cautions Alexis to relax on her diction, and notes Daniel's "confidence issues." ...
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'The Voice' Recap: Season 3 Battle Rounds, Part 4

October 17th, 2012 9:05am EDT
Battle Rounds Liz Davis, Nicole Johnson
Things are getting thorny in the battle rounds on The Voice, as with only three steals left in play after last night's episode (two for Christina and one for Blake), it's soon to be back to "win or go home" for the artists. Not to mention: are any more battles going to be truncated for time like they were last Tuesday night?

This Tuesday night opens with Team Blake, as Liz Davis is matched with Nicole Johnson on a song that Blake knows well - his wife Miranda Lambert's hit "Baggage Claim." It's amusing to watch Blake quip that he's "met [Miranda] once or twice." Team Blake mentor Mich...
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'The Voice' Recap: Season 3 Battle Rounds, Part 2

October 10th, 2012 9:00am EDT
The Voice
Picking up from last night's action, The Voice returns Tuesday with another set of battle rounds. After stretching six battles over last night's two-hour show, we get five jam-packed into this one-hour episode: three full duets and snippets from two more.

Team Cee Lo starts the evening, as Cody Belew takes on Domo, to the tune of Lady Gaga's "Telephone." Cee Lo thinks the song will allow them to do both singing and choreography at the same time, and therefore he can see which of them is "the total package." Advisor Rob Thomas gives Cody some pointers while Domo's conversation with...
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'The Voice' Recap: Season 3 Battle Rounds, Part 1

October 9th, 2012 9:00am EDT
The Voice Battle Rounds
With the Top 64 chosen, now it's time to get into competition on The Voice. With the addition of "The Steal" this year, it's going to be messier than ever before, too. Let's go to battle!

Tonight we open with Blake and his advisor Michael Buble, who quips, "Million bucks says they don't know me." Yeah, right, Michael. It's Team Blake's Casey Muessigmann and Terry McDermott who are going to head-to-head first (note the Street Fighter style graphics that are new this season!) Blake's reasoning for putting them together is that they're both "loud, powerful" dudes who auditioned with c...
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'The Voice' News Roundup: Blake Shelton's Christmas Album, Nicolle Galyon, Karla Davis

October 4th, 2012 1:15pm EDT
Blake Shelton
The Voice fans got a double dose of new music this week: coach Blake Shelton put out his first Christmas album, appropriately entitled Cheers, It's Christmas, and Team Adam's Nicolle Galyon released her post-show EP Child of the Country Sun.

Plus, Team Adam's Karla Davis discussed conquering her nerves during Season 2.

Voice fans will appreciate that Blake has recruited everyone he's asked to help Team Blake onto his holiday CD: his wife/Season 2 advisor Miranda Lambert, Season 1 advisor Reba McEntire, Season 2 advisor Kelly Clarkson and Season 3 advisor Michael Buble. On top of that, his...
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'The Voice' Recap: Season 3 Blind Auditions, Part 8 and the "Best Of"

October 3rd, 2012 9:00am EDT
The Voice
We're a quarter of the way through Season 3! Monday night was the final evening of blind auditions on The Voice, with each of the coaches looking for two more singers to fill out their sixteen-member teams.

With things winding down, things are really being edited to be as dramatic as possible. We have Adam's "you're the best singer we've ever had" soundbite in the opening package, when we know that he really said Gracia Harrison was the best country singer the show has ever seen. Then there's Cee Lo saying he believes that the winner will come from Team Red Zone - if he'd said anyt...
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'The Voice' Recap: Season 3 Blind Auditions. Part 7

September 26th, 2012 9:00am EDT
The Voice
As we head toward the finish of blind auditions, Tuesday proved to be a big day for The Voice. Against stiff competition, The Voice had less overall viewers than ABC's Dancing With The Stars (11.93 to 14.58), but won the coveted 18-49 demographic - and an expected renewal for seasons four and five from NBC. (This isn't really news given that the announcement of coach changes referenced both seasons four and five. But it's nice to hear formally.) So what's the show going to do on such a busy night? Continue filling out the teams, of course!

With very few spots left - two on Team Adam, ...
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