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Pharrell Williams: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani's 'Voice' romance is 'like a miracle'

According to fellow coach Pharrell Williams, it was more than good fortune that brought the recently divorced singers together.
/ Source: TODAY

While Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani were looking for talent on "The Voice" last season, they found love. And according to fellow "Voice" coach Pharrell Williams, it wasn't just good fortune that brought the recently divorced singers together — it was "kind of like a miracle."

Williams stopped by TODAY Thursday to talk about the current season of the competition, and while he was here, he shared his perspective on the romance between the popular personalities.

"It's poppin' off!" he said of the relationship. "It's so beautiful, because being there, I watched both of them go through a lot, you know. You hate to see your friends go through something so heavy, and it's kind of like a miracle, man — just watching that."

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But when Stefani and Shelton first got together, Williams didn't know what he was watching. That's because the couple hid it well — at first.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Recording artists Gwen Stefani (L) and Blake Shelton attend the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 28, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images

"I had no idea," Williams said. "And then Blake sends me a text message, and I'm like, 'Whoa!'"

He wasn't the only one.

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"We were all like, 'Whoa!'" TODAY anchor and "Voice" host Carson Daly added. "None of us [knew], but we're glad that it happened."


While Christina Aguilera is currently filling Stefani's red seat on the show, Shelton's partner will be back. The "Make Me Like You" singer will serve as an adviser for Team Blake.

"The Voice" airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.

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