This dynamic power ballad finds Blake Shelton and his girlfriend Gwen Stefani vowing devotion to each other. The two officially became a couple in November 2015.
The romantic ode was originally written by Ross Copperman, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne and Tommy Lee James for Blake Shelton to sing solo. However, the country star made a last-minute decision to ask Stefani to join him in the recording studio.
"This was one of those songs where the more I heard it, the more I fell in love with it. I also realized how important it is for me and where I am in my life, and I think that's why Shane was trying to get it to me," said Shelton. "It fits my story. I was about to go in and record when I decided that it needed Gwen on it - because it is our song. I think it's magic."
"Nobody But You" is different from "Nobody But Me," Shelton's #4 Country hit from 2005.
"Nobody but You" debuted at #9 on the Country chart. It was Stefani's first visit to that particular tally's Top 10; her previous best placing was the #13 that "Go Ahead and Break My Heart" reached.
Both songwriter Shane McAnally and Blake's producer Scott Hendricks sent Shelton the demo. The singer recalled to ABC Radio the moment he knew he had to record the tune:
"One day, I was driving with Gwen and I said, 'Hey let's listen to that song from Shane, because Scott sent it to me too - it must be pretty incredible.'"
Shelton was floored by how closely the lyrics mirrored their relationship. He said. "I realized how important that song was for me and where I am in my life right now."
Shelton and Stefani teamed up to perform this at the Grammy Awards in 2020.