15+ Details About Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani’s Wedding, Including the Vows, Band, Cake & More

Here’s everything you need to know about Blake and Gwen’s big day.


Lauren Jo Black

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July 6, 2021

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Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani Wedding

Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani are officially married

Over the weekend and after nearly six years together, the country superstar, 45, and No Doubt singer, 51, tied the knot during an intimate ceremony in front of their closest family and friends. The ceremony took place on Saturday (July 3) inside a chapel on Shelton’s ranch in Oklahoma, built exclusively for the superstar couple to exchange vows. 

As more details about the wedding emerge, Country Now has compiled more than 15 interest facts about the nuptials. Continue reading to learn more about Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani’s big day…

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Carson Daly Officiated

Stefani’s longtime friend and The Voice cohort officiated the couple’s wedding. 

“Here comes the bride… so honored to get to marry two of my favorite people on earth,” Daly captioned a series photos of himself officiating the ceremony, before adding his best wishes to the newly married couple. “May God bless you guys in this new chapter of your lives. We love you!”

Daly shared a series of images from the wedding, beginning with a photo of himself side-by-side with Shelton as Stefani walked down the aisle towards the love of her life. The slideshow of photos continued with a photo of the newlyweds posing with Daly, while the third image was of Daly, his wife and their four children. He concluded the series of images with a group photo of the Daly family alongside the newlyweds. 


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“It was incredible to be part of such an important moment in their lives,” Carson shared on the TODAY show. “The best way to describe it is it was perfectly them — the whole weekend and the marriage itself. It was as elegant and refined and cool as Gwen is, and it was as country and down-home and fun as Blake is.”

Daly has known Stefani for over 25 years and Shelton has become a close friend of Daly’s since they first met on the set of The Voice.

Gwen Wore Two Different Custom Vera Wang Dresses

Both of Stefani’s elegant Vera Wang gowns were different styles.

The second dress, which Stefani wore to the reception, was described by the “Slow Clap” singer as her “party dress,” featuring a tulle mini skirt. The look was completed with white cowboy boots, which were designed by Le Silla. 


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Gwen’s Two Dresses Paid Tribute To Her Three Children

Stefani’s elegant Vera Wang gowns were different styles, but they each paid tribute to her three children, Kingston, 15, Zuma, 12, and Apollo, 7. The veil of her dresses included her children’s names as well as her and Blake’s name within the embroidered design.

Her reception dress included an embroidered pair of hand-sewn love birds, which symbolized the couple and three baby love birds, which represented Stefani’s children.


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Their Wedding Cake Was Five Tiers and Had a Sentimental Meaning

The beautifully designed five tier wedding cake included swans, elegant designs, intricate piped white icing resembling a ruffled lace look, sugar flowers, chocolate cherubs and an arched cake topper of a bride and a groom sporting a black cowboy hat. The cake was situated on a round table decorated with white roses and was designed by Fancy Cakes By Lauren

Lauren’s Kitchen is a Dallas, Texas-based baker who was a competitor and multiple gold medal winner on the popular Food Network Challenge TV show, where one of her winning cakes was hailed by the judges as “The best cake ever made on Food Network,” according to the baker’s website.

“This wasn’t just a wedding cake we made for two superstars,” the cake designer shared on Instagram. “Our bride wanted to make a sentimental statement by recreating her parent’s wedding cake. Both of Gwen’s parents were there to see her honor them with this cake. This style of cake has become a lost art of free-hand piping called Lambeth Cake Design. It’s slowing making a comeback in weddings and I’m sure Gwen and Blake have just pushed Lambeth right back into demand with their five-tier beauty. Complete with white swan pillars, bells, tiny sugar flowers, and white chocolate cherubs…. All of the small piping details are layers upon layers of intricate Royal icing that creates an elaborate cake design fit for (literally) America royalty. Scroll through to find inspiration photos, cake sketches, and detail shots of the cake. Congratulations to this wonderful couple!!! Gwen, you got your cowboy!”


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Shelton’s Dog Betty Attended The Wedding

As seen within the couple’s wedding photos, Shelton’s dog Betty attended the wedding and even joined the newlyweds for their first dance.


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The Wedding Reflected a Mix of Blake and Gwen’s Personalities 

The newlywed’s officiant and longtime friend, Carson Daly, described the wedding ceremony as the “perfect blend of country and glamour.”

The Couple Wrote Their Own Vows

Daly said that he worked with Shelton and Stefani on their wedding for months, eventually convincing them to write their own vows. Stefani brought the intimate group of wedding guests to tears with her spoken vows, while Shelton pulled out his acoustic guitar and performed a song that he wrote as his vows in an equally emotion-filled moment.

Per Daly, “You guys are two of the best songwriters in the world, we want to hear your words.”

“Gwen starts… and she crushes. Not a dry eye in the church… and it was so perfect,” Daly added of the personalized vows shared during the ceremony.

The Wedding Took Place In a Very Special Chapel

Shelton had a custom chapel built exclusively for their wedding on his Tishomingo., Oklahoma ranch.  

The chapel appears to be same one that Shelton proposed to Stefani in.

The Dallas String Quartet Performed During the Reception

The Dallas String Quartet performed at the couple’s reception. The band is dubbed the perfect mixture of Bach and Bon Jovi.

“Congratulations Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton and thank you for inviting us to be a part of your big day!” the group wrote on Instagram. “As musicians, it was an absolute honor to play at the wedding of two music industry legends. We’re raising a glass to you both and @toddevents for such a beautiful evening!🥂🎻”


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The group shared another post, saying, “more great pics rolling in from the beautiful bride @gwenstefani and handsome groom @blakeshelton from their wedding that we had the honor of performing at this weekend! It isn’t every day that we get to perform for music legends at such a precious and private ceremony, and we are all still beaming!”


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Stefani was styled by Mariel Haenn and Rob Zangardi

Rob & Mariel’s clients also include Jennifer Lopez, Cara Delevingne and Pharrell Williams. 

Shelton Opted For a More Casual Look 

The “Minimum Wage” singer wore blue jeans and a black suit jacket and vest with a white shirt and bowtie. 

It Was an Intimate Affair

According to Daly, the guest list was limited to approx. 40 friends and family. 

Jimmy Fallon Attended The Wedding

The guest list was tight, but Jimmy Fallon made the cut.

“I had the BEST time. Love you guys!” Fallon commented on Stefani’s Instagram post. “In all seriousness – you looked gorgeous. Congratulations.”

Shelton & Stefani’s First Dance Was To a Song By Peter Gabriel

The Voice coaches shared a first dance to Peter Gabriel’s “In Your Eyes,” a song that appears on Gabriel’s fifth solo album, So (1986).

Throughout their first dance, Shelton’s four legged friend Betty was seen prancing around the couple’s feet.

Studio This Is Photographed the Wedding

Owned by Jeremy Bustos, Studio This Is is based in Chicago. 

Bustos complimented Shelton and Stefani as the “the absolute sweetest, best-est couple.”


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Dozens Of Celebrities and Musicians Congratulated the Newlyweds On Social Media

Ariana Grande, Paris Hilton, Luke Bryan, Tanya Tucker, The Swon Brothers, Devin Dawson, Jake Owen, Olivia Rodrigo, Raelynn, Heidi Klum, Saweetie, Carly Pearce, Ryan Tedder, Julia Michaels, Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman, Clint Bowyer, Rita Wilson, John Legend, Debbie Gibson are just a few of the high profile names who congratulated Shelton and Stefani throughout social media following their wedding.

This is Stefani’s second marriage following her high-profile marriage to BUSH frontman Gavin Rossdale and Shelton’s third marriage. The country superstar was previously married to Miranda Lambert and Kaynette Gern.

Shelton and Stefani got engaged back in late October 2020 in Shelton’s Oklahoma hometown. They first met as coaches on NBC’s The Voice in 2014, following both of their public breakups. The superstar couple began dating in November 2015, just a year after working together as coaches on The Voice.

The couple has gone on to release four duets together throughout their relationship thus far, including “Nobody But You,” “Happy Anywhere” and more.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.