Two American Idol superstars, Kelly Clarkson and Jennifer Hudson, are joining NBC’s The Voice as coaches next year, though in separate seasons.
The Voice won’t be able to air a results show next Tuesday. But it will go from the top 20 to a final 12 on Monday—by borrowing from ABC’s 2014 competition series Rising Star.
The Voice coaches Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys have apparently drawn more millennials to the show than it had last spring. Plus: season 12’s coaches.
The unlikely story of Ben Taub, a Princeton student whose audition for The Voice eventually led him to Syria and a job writing for The New Yorker.
Blake Shelton and Adam Levine have been on 11 seasons of The Voice now. Will they ever leave? And will there be a kids season of the show?
Christina Grimmie, who placed third on The Voice season 6, was shot and killed while signing autographs after a concert in Orlando.
Monday and Tuesday were big reality television nights, but they were rough nights in the ratings. Tuesday, two big reality competitions ended their seasons with live finales: The Voice’s viewers finally gave Christina Aguilera a win, as her team member Alisan Porter won, defeating Blake Shelton’s team member, Adam Wakefield. The 22nd season of Dancing with the Stars concluded with… continue reading
Anthony Riley, a contestant on The Voice season 8 who dropped out after winning his first battle round, died from suicide on Friday. He was 28. Anthony was on Pharrell Williams’ team, and left the show for what it only described as for “personal reasons.”After a “disgruntled former manager” tweeted from Anthony’s account and made… continue reading
No Doubt lead singer and solo artist Gwen Stefani will join The Voice as a coach this fall, replacing Christina Aguilera. However, NBC confirmed that Aguilera will return in the spring, unlike Cee Lo Green, who left the series and will be replaced by Pharrell Williams this fall. Both new coaches will appear on the… continue reading
The Voice‘s first season-six live show suffered from a major technical problem during a top 12 contestant’s performance. About 20 seconds of Kristen Merlin’s performance of “Stay,” below, was inaudible because her microphone failed. She removed the monitor in her ear, thinking that was the problem, but she kept singing anyway, finishing the song with… continue reading
The Voice just announced that Pharrell Williams will coach season seven of the NBC competition series, replacing Cee Lo Green, who recently quit the show. Once again, the show has been able to secure a major, current singer to serve as a coach; Williams’ record “Girl” is currently #6 on the Billboard 200. As a… continue reading
CeeLo Green’s final season on The Voice was last fall’s season, as he won’t return; he’s not just taking this season off like he did last spring. Buzzfeed has already scraped together 29 GIFs of his time on the show. He revealed that on Ellen’s show, which airs today, surprising Ellen when he said “I’m… continue reading
The strength of Survivor Blood vs. Water has given the show strong ratings that are leaving it as the number two reality show in the country, behind only The Voice, which airs on different nights. Survivor is far, far ahead of its timeslot competition, Fox’s The X Factor, which airs at the same time, and… continue reading
Reality TV competitions’ use of social media to cast votes takes another step forward tomorrow tonight, as The Voice will allow people on Twitter to save a contestant from possible elimination. The “instant save” will apply to the three people in danger of being sent home, and will only be active for five minutes. This… continue reading
During Monday night’s live performance episode of The Voice, Cee Lo Green removed something from his mouth and smoke comically came out of his nose, as if he was a fire-breathing dragon. It could have been an electronic cigarette, which results in exhaled vapor. Whatever it was has been edited out of the episode that… continue reading
Kaley Cuoco, star of The Big Bang Theory, appeared on The Voice last night to support her personal assistant, who also happens to be her sister, Briana Cuoco. It’s clear from the audition, below, that Kaley was very excited for her sister. Her audition was teased earlier, and on the Emmys red carpet last week,… continue reading
NBC’s The Voice won the Emmy for outstanding reality competition series, unseating CBS’ The Amazing Race for the second upset in the category’s 11-year history. Before last night, nine of the 10 years the Emmys have awarded a statute to Amazing Race as the best reality competition series; after being dethroned by Top Chef in… continue reading
The Voice‘s fourth season ended with what’s now become a three-times-in-a-row trend: a member of Blake Shelton’s team winning. Danielle Bradbery, who at 16 years old is the youngest contestant this season, defeated Michelle Chamuel. Season one went to Adam Levine team member Javier Colon, but all the winners since have been members of Blake… continue reading
The Voice will keep all six of its judges next year, including Usher and Shakira, who have been the subject of reports in recent days suggesting they’re leaving. Instead, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton will be on both seasons, while CeeLo Green and Christina Aguilera will appear in the fall with Usher and Shakira replacing… continue reading
Votes cast online and via text this week on The Voice weren’t counted because the company that handles voting for the show noticed “inconsistencies” and “issues,” but viewers were assured that removing those votes did not affect the outcome. Carson Daly said that the show’s voting company, Telescope, which also manages voting for American Idol… continue reading