By the time he was 15 he already wrote his first song.
Shelton also received a Denbo Diamond Award in his home state at the age of 16.
In 1997 he signed a contract with Sony Music with the help of Bobby Braddock.
His third album Barn & Grill wasn’t as successful as his first two albums, but the singles of the album managed to reach top 20.Blake’s mother, Dorothy Shelton was a beauty salon owner, and father Richard Shelton was a used car salesman.Shelton’s older brother died in a car accident on November 12, 1990.Blake developed an interest in music from an early age.His uncle taught him to play guitar at the age of 12, and since then there is no stopping him.Shelton also appeared in the TV movie The Christmas Blessing, where he had a small role playing himself at the end of the film and sang ‘Nobody But Me.’ The film starred Neil Patrick Harris, Rebecca Gayheart, Angus T. His fourth album was titled Pure BS and was released in early 2007 and later re-released in 2008 with three bonus tracks including a cover of the song ‘Home.' Home eventually became his fourth no. He released his fifth album Startin Fires and the lead single from the album ‘She wouldn’t be Gone’ became his fifth No. In 2011, Shelton was one of the coaches to singers in the NBC’s show The Voice.