Team Gwen’s Ben Allen Channels His Inner Blake Shelton With ‘All About Tonight’ Performance On ‘The Voice’

Ben Allen showcased his traditional country vocals with a cover of Blake Shelton’s 2010 hit, “All About Tonight” during The Voice semi-finals…

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Lauren Jo Black

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December 7, 2020

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Blake Shelton, Ben Allen and Gwen Stefani; Photo Courtesy of NBC

Ben Allen showcased his traditional country vocals with a cover of Blake Shelton’s 2010 hit, “All About Tonight” during The Voice semi-finals on Monday evening (Dec. 7).

Prior to his performance, coach Gwen Stefani challenged Allen to step up his stage presence and that’s exactly what he did. Allen’s energetic rendition of “All About Tonight” had him working every inch of the stage and even had Stefani and fellow coach Kelly Clarkson on their feet dancing and singing along.

Shelton couldn’t help but smile as he watched on.

“I am jealous and blown away at the same time. I am jealous because you slayed that song and you sang it to my fiancée. I also kind of wanted to be you that whole time,” Shelton told him, adding, “Good job man.”

Stefani had nothing but compliments to share with Allen.

“I think it’s funny that I’m gonna win The Voice with you doing Blake..America is gonna be all over that,” she laughed.

After asking America to vote for Ben Allen, she told him, “I’m really proud of you.”

Fans can vote for Ben Allen to advance to the next round by visiting the official The Voice voting website, casting a vote via The Voice‘s official app or voting from their Google Assistant. There is a limit of 10 votes per artist per method.

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Lauren Jo Black

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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.