REPORT: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Secure Marriage License Ahead of Fourth of July Weekend

Are Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani getting married over Fourth of July weekend?  According to TMZ, the superstars applied for…


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July 1, 2021


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Are Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani getting married over Fourth of July weekend? 

According to TMZ, the superstars applied for their marriage license on Tuesday (June 29) in Oklahoma. The report states that Shelton and Stefani visited the Johnston County Court Clerk to apply for the license and that they have 10 days from the date they filed to wed, per the state of Oklahoma. 

Sources tell TMZ that the couple will wed on Saturday (July 3) at Shelton’s Oklahoma ranch. The pair will allegedly tie the knot outdoors as long as the weather holds up. They reportedly jetted off to Oklahoma after Shelton wrapped filming for the upcoming season of The Voice. 

Shelton proposed to Stefani in October of 2020 after a five-year long relationship. They first met in 2014 while on the set of NBC’s The Voice. The pair became a couple in 2015 and officially confirmed their romance at the 2015 CMA Awards. Since then, they have virtually been inseparable. 

Shelton previously revealed that they hoped to wed sometime in 2021 when it was safe to mingle again. 

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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.