Blake Shelton Turns 40, Gwen Stefani Tweets Cute Birthday Message: Best PDA Photos

Gwen Stefani was ready to party even before Blake Shelton officially turned 40 on June 18. Seen in West Hollywood stocking up on party goodies a few days before Blake celebrated, Gwen showed she believes in being prepared when it comes to a big event like her boyfriend’s 40th birthday, noted People.

As always, the 46-year-old singer’s style stole the spotlight. Gwen flaunted her fabulous figure in a clingy sweater paired with trendy plaid capris. And she didn’t have to look far when it came to her choice of lip color because Stefani went with the bright red look that has made her pout famous.

As to what Gwen will serve at the birthday party to celebrate Blake? The pop singer has shown that she does not believe in sacrificing sweets.

When Stefani took her three boys to Knott’s Berry Farm recently, sugar ruled the day. Accompanied by Gwen’s niece Stella, 10-year-old Kingston, 7-year-old Zuma, and 2-year-old Apollo enjoyed treats including taffy and other candies.

While the singer can’t share the goodies that she and Blake will enjoy with her fans, she did turn to social media to share her message for her country singer superstar boyfriend.

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“Happy birthday to my favorite person I ever met @blakeshelton gx #superbabe,” tweeted Gwen.

Blake promptly responded.

“Now THIS is how you start your 40’s!!!!!!!! Thank you @gwenstefani for everything…” tweeted the 40-year-old country music singer.

And Shelton encouraged everyone to celebrate his birthday along with him.

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Blake has enjoyed a year filled with change, from the positive (Gwen entered his life) to the challenging (he separated from Miranda Lambert) in the months leading up to his 40th birthday, pointed out E News.

It was only months after his painful divorce that Blake found love with Gwen. And his struggles combined with his new romance led to a new album, If I’m Honest. The couple became known for parading their PDA everywhere, from television to social media, with some photos demonstrating their affection to the delight of fans.

Blake Shelton shows his life for Gwen Stefani during the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. Blake Shelton shows his life for Gwen Stefani during the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. [Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images]As for the ultimate demonstration of their chemistry, Blake revealed how it came about that they wrote a song together.

“I actually wrote that song, started it just to try to impress her. And I sent it to her just half done…and she wrote the next verse and sent it back to me. And so it was like, oh, we’ve got a song together.”

Last year on his birthday, Blake seemed happily married to Miranda Lambert. But after their divorce, the start of his romance with Gwen also signaled the start of photographs preserving their cutest moments together, noted Hollywood Life.

In December, fans were charmed by the GIF Gwen shared showing Blake sweetly kissing her.

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Then came the moment that, in the celebrity world, signals it’s getting serious. The lovebirds finally staged their red carpet debut, clasping each other’s hands as they posed on the red carpet for the Vanity Fair Oscar party.

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton made their red carpet debut by holding hands at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party. Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton made their red carpet debut by holding hands at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party. [Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images]In the entertainment industry, showing up at certain parties can be dull. But when the party includes Gwen perched on Blake’s lap, it’s a moment that photographers preserved.

Blake and Gwen show their affection by sharing a single chair. Blake and Gwen show their affection by sharing a single chair. [Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS]The PDA parade has continued, and Shelton has shown he has no fear of showing his love for his girlfriend in public.

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton took necking to a new level when they attended the 2016 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Irving Azoff. Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton took necking to a new level when they attended the 2016 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Irving Azoff. [Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images]But sometimes, showing love doesn’t require PDA. Gwen turned to Instagram to share a photo of a very young Blake, posting her affection and happy birthday wishes.

“Happy birthday to @blakeshelton literally my favorite person gx,” wrote the singer.

Followers joined in the happy birthday wishes for the country music star, and it wasn’t long before Gwen’s Instagram page turned into a virtual birthday card for her boyfriend.

“Aww, cute pic. Happy Birthday to your guy, Blake!” wrote one.

“Happy bday, Blake! That sweet little boy grew up to be such a wonderful and handsome man!!!” gushed another.

[Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia]