Blake Tollison Shelton (born June 18, 1976) is an American singer and television personality. In 2001, he made his debut with the single “Austin”. The lead-off single from his self-titled debut album, “Austin” spent five weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. The gold-certified debut album also produced two more top 20 hits (“All Over Me” and “Ol’ Red”). Although the album was released on Giant Records Nashville, he was transferred to Warner Bros. Records Nashville after Giant closed in late 2001.
Shelton’s second greatest hits album, Reloaded: 20 #1 Hits, was released on October 23, 2015. Shelton’s upcoming tenth studio album is set to be released in May 2016. The album’s first single “Came Here to Forget” was released to country radio on March 8, 2016. On November 9, 2015, Nickelodeon announced that Blake will be the host of the 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards.