Neon Light

Blake Shelton

Bringing Back the Sunshine

August 18th, 2014

After his girlfriend left him he’s cried a lot of tears and can’t stop missing her. He prayed for a sign as to how to move on. The sign comes in the form of a blonde at the bar. Perhaps she’s the “neon light at the end of the tunnel.”

Did you know?

  • “Neon Light” has reached number 51 on the Canadian Hot 100 chart and number 62 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart as of September 11, 2014.
  • Blake Tollison Shelton was born June 18, 1976 in Ada, Oklahoma.
  • Overall, Blake Shelton has charted 24 country singles, including 11 Number Ones.
  • He has been nominated five times for a Grammy Award.
  • He has been on The Voice since its inception, and three out of the six seasons (2–4) his teams have won.
  • He began singing at an early age and by age 12 had learned to play guitar.
  • At age 17, not long after finishing high school, he moved to Nashville, Tennessee, to pursue a singing career. On November 13, 1990, his older brother Richie, who was 24 at the time, died in a car accident.
  • His first single, "Austin" went on to spend five weeks at Number One on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts.
  • Shelton and Miranda Lambert were married on May 14, 2011, at Don Strange Ranch in Boerne, Texas.
  • Blake has stated that his biggest musical influence was Earl Thomas Conley.
  • His favorite sports team is the Arizona Cardinals.