Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Take Fans Behind the Scenes and In the Studio

Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are taking fans behind the scenes and into the recording studio with an inside look…


Lauren Jo Black

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May 22, 2020


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Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are taking fans behind the scenes and into the recording studio with an inside look at the making of their chart-topping duet, “Nobody But You.”

In the just-released clip, Shelton explains that Stefani was able to sneak away to Oklahoma from her Las Vegas residency to record the track on one of her days off. He goes on to gush over her vocals, saying, “It actually worked out really good because her voice is in such great shape right now because she working so much out there. I don’t know that I’ve ever heard her sing any better than she is right now. Just a super strong voice right now.”

While working with Shelton’s longtime producer, Scott Hendricks, Stefani shared her thoughts on the chance to record with Shelton.

“Just so you know, for you to know, not even a dream of mine to be on a Blake Shelton song but a fantasy would be more like better than a dream because a fantasy is completely unlikely,” she said. “Like a dream can come true but a fantasy is just something you just make up in your brain so for you to ask me to be on this song is like, wow.”

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Shelton and Stefani recently performed the No.1 song on The Voice finale, where they visited an Oklahoma food bank to thank volunteers for their continued efforts amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier this month, Stefani made her Opry debut with a performance of “Nobody But You” during the 4,923rd consecutive Saturday Night performance.

Click above to go behind the scenes with Blake and Gwen.

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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 and her work being featured on 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.