Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani might be one of the most unexpected celebrity romances in recent memory, but they appear to be going stronger than ever after seven years together.

The couple met in 2014, when Stefani joined The Voice. Shelton was an original member of the coaching panel, but the two did not become romantically involved until late in 2015, after Shelton and Miranda Lambert finalized their divorce and Stefani split from Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale, her husband of 13 years.

The down-home country singer and the seemingly uptown pop superstar and fashion guru seemed like an odd couple, but their romance flourished, and they confirmed the rumors about a budding relationship in November of 2015, right around the time of the 2015 CMA Awards.

It wasn't long before they became musical collaborators as well as romantic partners. They wrote and recorded a song together titled "Go Ahead and Break My Heart," which appeared on Shelton's If I'm Honest album in 2016, and Stefani made headlines when she joined Shelton to perform the song on stage at Country Jam Colorado on June 18, 2016, helping him celebrate his 40th birthday.

They've become a favorite couple of fans and the tabloid media since then, appearing together at events, sharing pictures of private time with family via social media and even re-teaming as coaches on The Voice. Shelton has also become a father figure to Stefani's sons.

Shelton and Stefani made it official on July 3, 2021 at their shared Oklahoma home. The country star has since retired from The Voice so he can spend more time with Gwen and the boys.

Blake Shelton + Gwen Stefani: A Timeline of Their Love

From an unlikely, cross-genre pairing to one of country music's hottest "it" couples, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani have been on quite the journey together since they first met back in 2014 on the set of The Voice. Here is a look back at their fairy tale love story in pictures.

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