Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Take ‘Happy Anywhere’ to the Top of the Charts

Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are back at the top of the country radio charts once again, this week with…


Lauren Jo Black

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December 7, 2020


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Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are back at the top of the country radio charts once again, this week with their fan-favorite collab, “Happy Anywhere.”

The duet marks their second chart-topper together and Shelton’s 28th No.1 overall.

“I don’t know how the hell this keeps happening, but I couldn’t be more grateful that it does,” Shelton said. “Thank you to the songwriters, the music makers, the fans… thank you to my team and to country radio… and, of course, thank you to the incredible Gwen Stefani. Wishing everyone health and safety. We hope that y’all can be ‘Happy Anywhere’ this holiday season.”

To date, “Happy Anywhere” has raked in 70 million on-demand streams as well as upwards of 600,000 U.S. track equivalents.

The now-engaged couple debuted the song during the TODAY Summer Concert Series in July. The feel-good, romantic duet finds the couple professing their love for one another, revealing that they can find happiness with each other anywhere, as long as they’re together.

The song was co-written by Ross Copperman, Josh Osborne and Matt Jenkins and follows the release of Shelton and Stefani’s chart-topping duet, “Nobody But You.”

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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.