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Blake Shelton is nominated for two Academy of Country Music Awards this year. He’s also cohosting the event with Reba. Check out these Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Blake Shelton!
Blake is married to Miranda Lambert, but he was married once before, to longtime girlfriend Kaynette Gern.
2. Joe, is that you?
Blake Shelton is mistaken for Joe Nichols … a lot.
3. His first single, “Austin”
Blake’s very first single, ‘Austin,’ went all the way to No. 1 and stayed there a whopping five weeks.
4. Blake Shelton, Hair Model
He used to sport a mullet…he is definitely business in the front, party in the back!
5. Beauty Pagaent
Blake was in a male beauty pageant at age 8. He sang as his talent.
Blake’s wife Miranda Lambert secretly put Michael Bublé’s ‘Home’ on Blake’s iPod, otherwise he would’ve never heard it nor chosen to cover it, resulting in his fourth No. 1 single.
7. “The Voice”
Although he is a mentor on “The Voice”, his first TV gig was “Clash of the Choirs” with Michael Bolton, Patti LaBelle, Nick Lachey and Kelly Rowland. His choir came in third.
8. Home Protector
In 2007, Blake caught an intruder in his uncle’s house and detained the drunken man himself until police arrived. The man was charged with first-degree burglary and public intoxication.
9. Blake Shelton’s ‘Children’
Blake Shelton and his wife Miranda have SEVEN children – the furry kind, as in, the dogs they raise on their Oklahoma farm.
10. Leaving Home, Becoming A Star
At the ripe old age of 17, Blake left Alda, Oklahoma just two weeks out of high school and headed for Nashville on the road to becoming the Country super star he is today.
Watch the Academy of Country Music Awards live on Sunday, April 1 at 8pm ET (delayed PT) on CBS.