Blake Shelton Sings About Gwen Stefani In Front Of Miranda Lambert At ACMs

There might be kerosene at this award show.

04/04/2016 10:46 AM AEST | Updated 04/04/2016 10:46 AM AEST
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Gwen Stefani, left, and Blake Shelton arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Blake Shelton helped open the 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards in the most awkward way possible. 

The country singer and "Voice" coach sang his soulful new hit, "Came Here To Forget," with his ex-wife Miranda Lambert in the audience. The thing is, the song is rumored to be about his current girlfriend, Gwen Stefani.

With lyrics like, “Girl getting over him and I’m getting over her/ The eyes have it made, ain’t gotta say a word/ Misery loves company, that’s why it’s you and me," we wouldn't want to be Lambert right about now. 

Shelton hasn't denied that Stefani is a huge influence on his new music, previously telling Entertainment Tonight that it doesn't take "a rocket scientist" to figure out that his upcoming album will feature a lot of songs about the "No Doubt" frontwoman.  

"If you have followed my career even a little bit in my life, you know what has happened with me in the last, gosh, eight or nine months," Shelton said, referencing his recent divorce and new relationship. 

The "Honey Bee" singer added, "I can put my life experience, whether it’s a divorce or my new girlfriend, whatever those experiences are, whatever things that are happening in my life, I have an outlet for them,” Shelton said. "I have music. I can write songs, I can sing about it." 

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