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Blake Shelton to host the 2016 Kids' Choice Awards

Blake Shelton has already lined up a major gig for 2016: The country star is set to host Nickelodeon's 2016 Kids' Choice Awards.

Shelton, 39, made the announcement Monday during a visit to NBC's "Today" show.

"My agent called and was like, 'Man, you know, is there anything that you can think of that you'd want to do?' And I actually had been thinking, 'I want to host those Kids' Choice Awards!' And she was like, 'Uh, OK....It's fun. And I want to get slimed!"

Prior to the announcement, Shelton took to Twitter to tease the news:

"The Voice" coach has been making more headlines lately, though, over his personal life. After splitting from wife Miranda Lambert over the summer, Shelton's rep confirmed last week that the singer is now dating the newly single Gwen Stefani. After the CMA Awards last week, Shelton tweeted that there are a lot of great things going on in his life: