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Gwen Stefani's son Kingston marks huge first, shares emotional moment with step-dad Blake Shelton

Gwen and ex Gavin Rossdale share Kingston, Zuma, and Apollo

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Ahad Sanwari
Ahad SanwariOnline News WriterNew York
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Gwen Stefani experienced a "pinch me" moment on Friday, August 11, when she was able to witness the oldest of her three sons, Kingston Rossdale, follow in his parents' footsteps.

Gwen, 53, shares her boys Kingston, 17, Zuma, 14, and Apollo, nine, with ex-husband Gavin Rossdale, to whom she was married from 2002-2016. She co-parents her children with Gavin and current husband Blake Shelton.

Blake, 47, announced earlier in the week that he would be performing a spontaneous set at his bar Ole Red in Tishomingo, Oklahoma on Friday, and promised another surprise.

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"Ok y'all here's the deal… 7:30pm this Friday I'm gonna set up and play 30 minutes or so acoustically. Then I'm gonna turn the stage over to a debut artist that will be doing their VERY FIRST public performance! 

"See you at the @OleRed Tishomingo Doghouse!!!! You never know who else may show up…." he said with a tease.

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The "debut artist" in question turned out to be none other than Kingston himself, who performed his very first acoustic set to an enthusiastic audience.

Blake Shelton teases a special performance at his bar Ole Red in Oklahoma© Instagram
Blake Shelton teases a special performance at his bar Ole Red in Oklahoma

Videos floating around on social media show the budding singer delivering a nervous but rousing performance that ended with loud cheers from the audience and a very special moment with Blake.

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As he thanked the crowd and walked off stage, Blake pulled up behind him and pulled him into a long hug, sweetly capturing the strong love that runs through their blended family.

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Blake shares a close relationship with Gwen's three sons

But the night was far from over, as the former The Voice coach came on for his own promised set, telling the crowd as reported by ET: "I mean, I'm not gonna let him close out the show. You know what I mean? I'm still in competition mode a little bit."

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Members of the audience began shouting for Gwen, and sure enough, Blake began strumming the opening notes to No Doubt's classic "Don't Speak."

Kingston Rossdale and Lola smiling anniversary© Instagram
Kingston made his debut at his step-dad's Oklahoma bar

And it didn't take long for proud mom Gwen to hop on stage as well, hugging her hubby from behind before taking center stage and commanding the room with the 1995 hit.

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Blake announced he would be stepping away from his career-defining stint on NBC's The Voice last year amid a move to dial back on making music in favor of spending more time with family.

Photo shared by Gavin Rossdale on Instagram on June 2023 with his three sons with Gwen Stefani during their visit to London© Instagram
Gavin and Gwen efficiently co-parent their three sons with Blake

Gwen echoed the same sentiment when speaking with Extra in November, saying: "I think he just wants more time. I don't know if people realize if he's doing two seasons a year, in between that he's touring. 

"So he actually has two teams at the same time at a certain point, they overlap. It's a lot of brain power. It's a lot of time away from the family. Those kinds of things, he just got to a point, he just wants time at his ranch time to do the other things he loves to do," she continued, before playfully adding: "I'm totally speaking for you Blake, I'm sorry… I'm married to you so I can say whatever I want."

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