Country megastar Blake Shelton was tasked with writing his own vows when he married rocker Gwen Stefani, but instead of the traditional commitment to love and honor his wife, he put his feelings to song.
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Now fans of the country and rock couple can hear the heartfelt tribute Shelton wrote for Stefani.
Shelton released “We Can Reach the Stars”, the song he wrote to profess his love for Stefani.
He also shared part of the song on Instagram, saying he’s “really honored to be with @gwenstefani. That’s why we got married in the first place. That’s why we wear rings … because we want everyone to know that. I am delighted to share this song with the world.
Shelton thanks Carson Daly, who officiated the wedding, for encouraging the songwriters to write their own vows.
Daly responded to a Instagram post where Shelton said he and Stefani had “decided” that they were going to write their vows.
“You didn’t decide to do it! Daly wrote. “I forced you to. Thank Jesus too, gave the best wedding moment and a hit song! You should buy me a tracker with the royalty cowboy.
“At the wedding, Gwen starts and when wrote this (speech) saying” since I was a little girl … blah blah blah “and she crushes [it]”Daly shared on the” Today “show, according to Entertainment tonight. “Not a dry eye in the church … It was so perfect I said to Blake when she was done, ‘Too much, mate.'”
Shelton then said, according to Daly, “Gwen always gave me a hard time not writing enough songs, so I wrote a song.”
Stefani and Shelton started dating in 2015 after working together on “The Voice,” E! New reported. They were married on July 3 surrounded by their family at the Shelton ranch in Oklahoma, Entertainment tonight reported.
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