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GAC Trivia Time: Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Nashville.

Blake Shelton has always been on the shy side, not one to speak his mind or crack a joke. Okay, okay…I’m kidding! That may be BS, but it ain’t Blake.

You can guarantee that who he is when we aren’t looking, is the same person we see in the spotlight! Just ask soon-to-be Mrs. Shelton, Miranda Lambert. While the dust is settling from their country wedding in Texas, you can get your dose of BS on a special Backstory: Blake Shelton, Sunday night at 10/9c!

This week’s GAC Trivia Time* is all about Blake! Check out these fun facts.

Jun 18, 1976 – Blake Shelton born in Ada, Oklahoma. Beginning with his 2001 debut, “Austin,” he mixes ballads with biting humor on his way to a 2010 Country Music Association award as Male Vocalist of the Year

Dec 25, 1992 – Blake Shelton’s parents give him a Remington 243 rifle as a Christmas present

May 5, 2001 – Blake Shelton sings “Austin” during his debut on the Grand Ole Opry

Jul 31, 2002 – On the one-year anniversary of the album’s release, Blake Shelton’s self-titled debut goes gold

Jun 24, 2003 – Blake Shelton’s pet turkey, named Turkey, dies of heat stroke on his farm in Centerville, Tennessee

Jun 6, 2006 – Reba McEntire‘s husband, Narvel Blackstock, has re-opened Starstruck Entertainment’s management division. Their first client: Blake Shelton

Apr 12, 2007 – Blake Shelton shows up on FOX-TV’s American Idol

Jul 9, 2007 – Blake Shelton helps apprehend a thief at his uncle’s house in Ada, Oklahoma. Shelton keeps the intruder on the porch until the arrival of the police, who book him for burglary and public intoxication

Dec 24, 2007 – Blake Shelton gives his girlfriend, Miranda Lambert, a 31-inch mini-horse for Christmas at her home in Oklahoma. Lambert names the pony Annie   

Dec 1, 2008 – Blake Shelton is hailed as the “sexiest country singer” in People magazine’s annual “Sexiest Men” issue.

Feb 12, 2009 – Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton raise $70,000 to build an animal shelter in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, with a concert at Murray State College

May 9, 2010 – Blake Shelton proposes to Miranda Lambert in the woods near her home in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. She says yes

* Blake Shelton trivia courtesy of, the ultimate country music database!


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