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Gwen Stefani And Blake Shelton Are Still Going Strong

Maybe they're the real deal.

Well,  the Season 9 finale of "The Voice" has come and gone, and Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton are still together. 

If you thought their relationship was nothing more than a showmance, perhaps it's time to think again. The pair was spotted at the show's after-party on Tuesday and they were still going strong. Rumors the pair coupled up for ratings seem less likely -- and the romance didn't actually attract that many new viewers. Ratings this time around were slightly up compared to Season 8's May finale, but Tuesday's episode was the lowest-rated winter finale in the show's history. 

"The Voice" returns for its 10th season on Feb. 29, and Christina Aguilera will reclaim her big red chair. The singer's return will boot Stefani off the show -- something Shelton isn't looking forward to. 

“I don’t [want] Gwen to not be on the show -- why can't we have a fifth coach?" Shelton recently told Extra. When the interviewer suggested possibly having two female coaches, the country singer added his support. "Why can't there be? I vote for that!" he said. 

The pair, who split from their respective spouses this summer, confirmed their relationship in early November. Between all the PDA and Stefani spitting out, "I love you ... ish" during an interview, they seem to be on the fast track to something serious. 

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