Better after breakup, indeed! After they each went through devastating divorces in summer 2015,
alum Voice and Gwen Stefani found solace and companionship in one another. “[He] had been going through literally the exact same thing in literally the exact same time frame,” Stefani told The Blake Shelton New York Times in March 2016 of her new man.
Us Weekly compiles their sweetest moments together. Click through for their relationship timeline!
Stefani and Shelton split from their respective spouses, Gavin Rossdale and Miranda Lambert, within two weeks of each other in July and August 2015. The country singer and Lambert shockingly announced July 20 that they were splitting after four years of marriage. On August 3, Stefani and Bush rocker Rossdale surprised everyone when they said they were divorcing after 13 years of marriage.
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Something was brewing! Stefani and Shelton hilariously performed Drake's "Hotline Bling" on
The Tonight Show on October 26. The friendship — and the chemistry between the two — was clearly palpable. "They're a real thing," one insider close to Shelton told Us Weekly.
Shelton and Stefani hit
fellowtogether, and partygoers told Voice coach Adam Levine's 2015 Halloween bash Us Weekly that the pair were together the whole night. A stealthy photo taken by one attendee showed Shelton with his arms wrapped around Stefani on the dance floor. Days after the snap was taken, her rep confirmed to Us that they were an item.
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Making it official! After months of concealing their flirtation, Stefani — via her rep —
exclusively confirmed to on November 4 that she and Shelton were in fact dating. "Gwen and Blake are longtime friends who have very recently started dating," the No Doubt singer's rep told Us Us.
A few days later, Stefani couldn't help but praise her new man. "He’s a pretty rad guy," she said during a radio interview. "I have to say that."
So adorbs. The day after Thanksgiving, Stefani and Shelton
were caught FaceTiming (by an eagle-eyed fan) while she was exploring Disneyland with her three young sons. "These people — they get these pictures!" Shelton later joked to Access Hollywood about getting caught. "What I think was like, 'Hey! Look at this cool stuff at Disneyland!' And the next thing I see is a picture of Gwen holding my face up at Disneyland."
Right before the 2015 holidays, the couple jetted out of L.A. together to attend the engagement party of
former Voice contestant RaeLynn Woodward . Snaps from the bash showed ugly sweater–clad Stefani and Shelton (who mentored the bride-to-be) having a blast in a photo booth with guests.
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Her little pony! Shelton
got Stefani a horse for her birthday in January, which he confirmed in an interview months later. "I got her a horse and I got myself a horse at the same time," Shelton told Entertainment Tonight. "Gwen, she loves riding and she loves horses. It's actually so funny that people are so shocked by that, but if you can name me one girl on the planet that doesn't love horses or just think that they are beautiful."
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Here comes the bride? Stefani attended the Nashville wedding of Shelton's hair stylist
Amanda Craig in January — and she even nabbed the bouquet. “Gwen and Blake were dancing most of the night,” an eyewitness told Us of the couple at the nuptials. “They were slow-dancing and kissing, as well as fast-dancing. The band was a Motown band, and they danced to songs like ‘Can’t Help Myself,’ ‘Get Ready’ and ‘My Girl.’”
Back to Nashville again! In late February, the duo returned to the southern city for
to RaeLynn Woodward's wedding Josh Davis. Former Voice contestant Woodward posted a photo with the couple from her big day and wrote: "What a beautiful day with such beautiful people. I am so thankful for everyone in my life and for my amazing Husband. #destinedtobeadavis."
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Love was definitely in the air. Stefani and Shelton made their red carpet debut at the
, where the No Doubt singer performed. Inside the bash, a source told Vanity Fair 2016 Oscars afterparty Us that the PDA was prevalent between the pair. "They made out,” an observer told Us — and it continued at another party that night. "They were dancing together and kissing against a wall," another partygoer told Us. "They’re completely infatuated."
He hopes they’re “Happy!” The stars’ fellow
Voice coach opened up about Pharrell Williams watching their romance unfold in a March Today show appearance. “It’s poppin’ off!” the “Happy” singer said of the duo. “It’s so beautiful, because being there, I watched both of them go through a lot, you know. You hate to see your friends go through something so heavy, and it’s kind of like a miracle, man — just watching that.”
The couple that wears
matching robes together, stays together! Stefani and Shelton rocked loungewear emblazoned with their names while in Vegas for the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards.
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During Shelton’s performance at the ACM’s, the “Underneath It All” crooner, who went as his date,
was caught on camera singing along to his hit “I Lived It.”
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Voice judge wasn’t shy about proclaiming his affection for his girlfriend on Twitter during a visit she made to his home state of Oklahoma. “Hey @gwenstefani it’s official… with your arrowhead finding eye you are now an adopted Okie!!!” he wrote. “Side note: I love you pretty girl… #truth.”
The “Baby Don’t Lie” crooner shared a series of
post-concert photos on Instagram that showed her smooching her man while locked in a passionate embrace in her dressing room.
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serenaded Shelton with a sweet birthday song on June 16. “Happy Birthday, dear Blakey,” she could be heard crooning in a video she posted on Instagram.
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Shelton was his significant other’s
number one fan at the debut of her in Las Vegas on June 27, holding her youngest son, Apollo, on his lap. “It was the sweetest thing ever,” an onlooker told Just a Girl residency Us. “[Blake] looked like a total father figure to him. He is so smitten with Apollo, and Apollo seemed just obsessed with him. They all seem very much like a family. … [Apollo] was taking some of his snacks and feeding Blake. It was adorable.”
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The duo cuddled up again one month later
while vacationing in Shelton’s native Oklahoma with Stefani’s brood. The pair, who also vacationed in Antigua earlier in 2018 according to a source, were all smiles while snuggling on a boat during the trip.
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Voice costars dressed up together for a Halloween-themed bash with Stefani’s three kids on October 20. The three-time Grammy winner dressed up as Sally from The Nightmare Before Christmas and the “God Gave Me You” singer was in a sailor costume.
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Stefani and Shelton were so lovey dovey at the
2018 People’s Choice Awards, that Voice host told the crowd the twosome were going to “ Carson Daly get a room.”
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The No Doubt singer posted a
of herself with the country crooner
in March 2019 that showed the
judge smiling with his arm around a young Stefani. Shelton liked the picture so much, he made it his Instagram profile.
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The duo took their love to a Luke Bryan concert, where they packed on the PDA and documented the night on their Instagram Stories.
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After Ellen DeGeneres gifted Shelton a proposal clock and told him it would be OK if Stefani were the one to propose, the Oklahoma native shared her response: “She goes, ‘You know this is not how this is gonna work.’”
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