Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2011 Blake Shelton was the only double winner in the CMT Music Awards at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena?

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Blake Shelton.

  • He left Oklahoma for Nashville two weeks after his high school graduation to pursue a recording career.
  • He released his debut album, Blake Shelton, in 2001 and had his first hit single with "Austin."
  • He met wife Miranda Lambert in 2006 when the two sang "You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma" on CMT's 100 Greatest Duets Concert.
  • In 2010, he won Male Vocalist of the Year at the CMA Awards.
  • He is an avid hunter and fisherman.