Blake Shelton shakes it up with Christmas special

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Blake Shelton says it should be obvious from the title of his Christmas special that it's not a typical Christmas special. It's called "Blake Shelton's Not So Family Christmas."

Shelton says it's not a concert, but it is Shelton being Shelton. He says he pushed his advantage with NBC in asking what he was allowed to do, and to his surprise he got a yes.

Shelton believes it's good for country musicians to try new things and blast the stereotypes about country music. He jokes that some people see country artists on TV and are surprised that they can read.

"Blake Shelton's Not So Family Christmas" airs tonight after "The Voice" on NBC.

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