Blake & Gwen Have More Time Off + More Country Music News
Blake Shelton and the coaches on The Voice won't return to television this September as planned. The show is being replaced on NBC by American Ninja Warrior for a few weeks — the singing reality series just isn't going to be ready on time.
Kelly Clarkson, John Legend and Gwen Stefani are the other three coaches on Season 19 of The Voice, and while a firm premiere date was never announced by NBC, report is that American Ninja Warrior is taking its 8-10PM ET start time on Sept. 7th.
Colbie Calliat and ex-fiance/bandmate Justin Young have left country group Gone West, effectively ending the band after one single to country radio and one album. .
The move comes four months after the pair announced they were breaking up as a couple after 10 years of dating. However, they promised to remain friends, and the latest announcement doubles down on the idea of them making music together moving forward.
Thomas Rhett's daughter Ada James turned 3 years old yesterday. Wanna see the gushy Instagram posts?
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My precious little Ada James☀️ baby you are nothing but sunshine and firecrackers all wrapped up in a little 3 year old body! You keep our family laughing every single day and also wondering what in the world we’re gonna do with you you love your sisters so well, you’re so independent and SASSY and I can’t believe I get to be your mama I love you so much Ada James ☀️ Happy birthday little cutie pie!!!
The country music singer-songwriter — full name is Thomas Rhett Akins, Jr. — praised the adorable Ada James along with his wife, Lauren Akins. The pair also have two other daughters, Willa Gray, 4, and their newest bundle of joy, the 6-month-old Lennon Love. But this was Ada's time to shine.
Ada was born in Nashville on Aug. 12, 2017, after Thomas and Lauren adopted Willa the previous spring. Lennon, the couple's second natural-born tyke, arrived in February of this year. All three children share the Akins surname.
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