Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton At The XL Center

Blake Shelton At The XL Center

It's been a big last couple of years for country singer and entertainer Blake Shelton. He and ex-wife Miranda Lambert announced their divorce about a year ago. Shelton started dating Gwen Stefani, his coaching colleague from TV's "The Voice," later that year, and then, earlier this summer, the singer released "If I'm Honest," his 10th studio album.

The opening track, "Straight Outta Cold Beer," is of the new country genre that uses some rock guitars and theoretically hip-hop inflected phrasing to extol the virtues of bonfires, work boots and the ability to pull heavy stuff out of the mud using chains and a tractor. "Doing It To Country Songs,"...