Christina Aguilera is returning to The Voice for the show’s eighth season, NBC announced today. Aguilera, who was one of the show’s original coaches, will join Voice regulars Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, and seventh season newbie Pharrell. READ FULL STORY
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The Voice launches its seventh season next week, with Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams joining the well-established buddy comedy that is Adam Levine and Blake Shelton. At a press luncheon for the show earlier this month, the coaches and host Carson Daly—minus Williams—discussed the new group’s dynamic and how Levine and Shelton welcomed the two newcomers into the fold. (Levine claimed to be nice; Shelton said “I’m going to beat you.”) Stefani also revealed she has a great description of Williams up her well-tailored sleeve. (She was wearing pinstripes; Levine wore a Hawaiian shirt.) Here are six tidbits EW gleaned from their conversation.
When the cameras turn off, how do the judges of The Voice, old and new, really interact with one another? How do they interact with this year’s talent? Entertainment Weekly was on the scene at a Universal Studio’s sound stage as the hit music competition show filmed its season seven blind auditions, reporting on the new judges, new talent, and new season. Here’s what was heard and seen on the set of The Voice.
Around noon, a diverse crowd—young and old, male and female, hailing from all sorts of backgrounds—walked into the aforementioned sound stage to the soundtrack of the nearby amusement park’s studio tour blaring the Jurassic Park theme. (Need a refresher? Click here.) John Williams has a way of sticking in your head and staying there all day, but it didn’t last long: His ’90s anthem was soon replaced by a mix of Top 40 megahits and indie favorites.
Fans filed in, anxiously anticipating the day ahead. “I’m going to cry when I see Adam [Levine],” an excitable girl sitting behind me said. I can’t verify whether there were tears, but the screams were certainly deafening when the judges appeared before the crowd. I’d like to think her all-consuming enthusiasm was amplified because Levine, who went platinum blonde last season, is back to brunette (a welcome return). On this particular day, at least. READ FULL STORY
Fans of NBC’s The Voice have still got a ways to go before they see Gwen Stefani and Pharrell sit in the infamous rotating judge’s chairs, but that didn’t stop the newly appointed season 7 judges from hitting the stage at Monday night’s show to perform one of their most successful collaborative hits, “Hollaback Girl.” We caught up with current coach Adam Levine after the show to find out what he’s looking forward to most about working with Stefani and Williams: READ FULL STORY
Pharrell Williams is set to take control of one of the rotating judges’ chairs when The Voice returns for season 7, but the “Happy” singer is no stranger to NBC’s singing competition.
If you’ve found yourself wondering just what kind of judge the Grammy-winning producer will prove to be when the show returns in the fall, the answer may lie in some old footage from Pharrell’s time as an adviser on Team Usher. Check out two clips from season 4 below: READ FULL STORY
As if it hasn’t already been clear that Pharrell Williams is everywhere this year, here’s further proof. READ FULL STORY
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