Gwen Stefani’s new album “saved her life”

Gwen Stefani’s new album “saved her life” following her divorce from Gavin Rossdale. The No Doubt frontwoman split from the British rocker last summer (15), after 13 years of marriage, and the couple’s divorce was finalised in April (16) – a month after she released This Is What the Truth Feels Like – and she insists the experience of writing the songs and expressing herself through music helped her cope with the pain. “It released me from that feeling of hopelessness,” she tells Glamour magazine. “When I was in the studio… it was like, ‘I need to be here right now. This is the only place I feel good. It doesn’t matter what comes out of this, as far as my career – this isn’t about a hit. It’s about saving my life’.” Gwen is now dating country singer Blake Shelton, who divorced his wife, Miranda Lambert, last year (15) and she reveals he was also a big inspiration for her while she was recording the album. “Finding somebody who was going through the exact same experience? That was an inspiration,” she says. “He was a friend to me when I needed a friend. An unexpected gift. And that became […]

Gwen Stefani is returning as a coach on The Voice U.S

Gwen Stefani is returning as a coach on The Voice U.S. after a two season break. The former No Doubt frontwoman will take Miley Cyrus’ red swivel chair for season 12, joining returning coaches Alicia Keys, Adam Levine and her boyfriend Blake Shelton. Long-time host Carson Daly is also returning to present the singing competition, which will begin next February (17). However, Miley won’t be missing from TV screens for too long, as she’s set to return as a coach for the following season of the show. The other three coaches for season 13, due to air in fall next year (17), will be announced at a later date, NBC said. “We can’t wait to experience the unique chemistry and energy Gwen, Alicia, Blake, and Adam will bring to season 12,” Paul Telegdy, president of NBC’s Alternative and Reality Group, said in a statement. “With Miley returning for season 13, we’re truly ecstatic about the unmatched musical know-how and talent coming together in our coming seasons.” Gwen was previously a coach during seasons seven and nine, the latter of which saw her relationship with country singer Blake, 40, blossom as their flirtatious moments became a regular feature of the show. […]