Blake Shelton is celebrating 10 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry today (Friday, Oct. 23) and he reflected on the pivotal moment of his career on social media.
“Wow…Hard to believe this was 10 years ago today,” he wrote. “Feels like just yesterday Trace Adkins was giving me the news every country artist dreams of getting! The biggest honor… Love and miss my @opry fam! Here’s to another 10!”
Shelton also shared a video clip to commemorate the occasion. In the video, a baby-face Shelton is seen being inducted as an Opry member from his longtime friend, Adkins.
“This is the biggest thing that’s ever happened to me,” Shelton says in the clip.
Earlier this year, Shelton introduced his girlfriend, Gwen Stefani, to the Grand Ole Opry when she made her Opry debut by his side. The couple appeared virtually from Ole Red in Shelton’s town of Tishomingo, Oklahoma for their performance.