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Tony Lucca's New Album Is On The Way: Check Out Our Early Review!

October 6th, 2014 12:15pm EDT
Tony Lucca
There is no such thing as a bad Tony Lucca record.

As we enjoy the latest season of The Voice, it's worth remembering that the show introduced us to some tremendous unheralded performers, one of the best being Lucca. His two most recent EPs, With the Whole World Watching and Drawing Board, hinted at musical growth and versatility from the Detroit native, but the question was always when would we get to hear a full album?

The answer is January, and we're telling you now so that you can mark your calendars. We had the opportunity for an early listen to his upcoming record, simply titled To...
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'The Voice' News Roundup: Adam Levine's New Film Trailer

June 2nd, 2014 12:20pm EDT
'The Voice' News Roundup: Adam Levine's New Film Trailer
It's only been about two weeks since Josh Kaufman was named champ of The Voice Season 6, but the show's coaches and alumni are already making offseason moves. We've compiled the notable happenings for you below in this first June edition of our The Voice news roundup.

Adam Levine's Feature Film Debut Is Almost Here

We're just a few weeks away from seeing coach Adam Levine make his acting debut. Begin Again, in which Adam plays musician Dave Kohl, has its limited release Friday, June 27 and then expands everywhere on July 11.

The cast also includes Keira Knightley as Dave's jilted girlfri...
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'The Voice' Roundup: Season 5 Finalists Perform, New Tour Info

May 14th, 2014 2:08pm EDT
'The Voice' Roundup: Season 5 Finalists Perform, New Tour Info
Just in time to promote their new singles - and the recently announced The Voice tour - the three finalists from Season 5 of the hit NBC show came back to its stage this week. BFTV caught up with Jacquie Lee and Will Champlin on Monday, and we've included the video of their performances as well as that of Season 5 winner Tessanne Chin in case you missed them. The songs are available on iTunes as well.

Jacquie spoke with us about being reunited with Tessanne and Will for the tour, which begins next month in San Antonio, Texas. "I've seen Tess and Will since [the end of Season 5]," she said,...
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Tony Lucca Launches Kickstarter For New Album

April 9th, 2014 4:17pm EDT
Tony Lucca Launches Kickstarter For New Album
One of the most talented musicians we've ever seen (who also happens to be one of the best people we've ever known, too) has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund his new full-length studio album. Tony Lucca, who you probably know from being Team Adam's finalist on Season 2 of The Voice, went live with his Kickstarter Wednesday morning.

If it succeeds, he'll be the latest in a line of Voice alumni that have funded albums through the platform, including fellow Season 2 Team Adam members Pip and Katrina Parker. He explained his new campaign through the video you can check out below.

Hav...
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Tony Lucca Returns With 'Drawing Board' EP

March 18th, 2014 12:20pm EDT
Tony Lucca
Less than a year after making a splash with his With The Whole World Watching EP, Tony Lucca is back with a new acoustic record, Drawing Board.

The five-song EP features the title track as well as the songs "All My Friends," "Nashville," "Los Angeles (In The Rear View)" and "My Love." For those of you who somehow still haven't heard him outside of Season 2 of The Voice, the album is typical Tony Lucca material: soulful, simple music that's honest and without an ounce of pretention.

Especially when listened to in conjunction with Whole World Watching, Drawing Board gives a sense of how muc...
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'The Voice' News Roundup: Blake Shelton, Tony Lucca, Nicholas David, Michelle Chamuel

December 5th, 2013 2:07pm EST
Blake Shelton
This week's The Voice news roundup is fitting for the holidays. We've got talk of cooking, a lot of giving, quite a few happy returns by some of your favorite artists, and even Santa Claus. Here's the latest news and notes from around The Voice universe:

When Carson Daly asked Blake Shelton and Adam Levine if they were cooking for Thanksgiving, we might've floated the idea of a Blake and Adam cooking show. And after you favorited and retweeted that on Twitter, we might've asked Blake about it. His response was typical hilarious Blake Shelton.

"If you want to make a cooking show that invol...
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'The Voice's' Tony Lucca Talks About His Productive Fall

October 28th, 2013 12:03pm EDT
Tony Lucca
It's been a productive year for Tony Lucca. Since the last time we saw him on The Voice, he's released his fantastic EP With The Whole World Watching, and traveled across the country bringing new music to his fans. Tonight, he'll be visiting Last Call with Carson Daly. BFTV caught up with Tony before his recent West Coast tour to get his thoughts on how everything's been going so far.

Just exactly how much time on the road has he logged of recent? "I spent the first part of the year in the studio working on the EP and waiting for that to come out," he explained. "The tour kicked off back i...
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'The Voice' News Roundup: Emmys, Cassadee Pope, Tony Lucca

September 26th, 2013 12:07pm EDT
Cassadee Pope
There's a lot more happening than just the Season 5 premiere! News and notes from around The Voice universe:

The show won its first Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality Competition Program on Sunday night in Los Angeles. It had been previously nominated in the same category last year, but lost to CBS's The Amazing Race.

In addition to its category victory, The Voice took home a trophy for Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Series, and earned nominations for Outstanding Art Direction For Variety or Non-Fiction Programming and Outstanding Hairstyling For A Multi-Came...
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Tony Lucca Dishes On 'With The Whole World Watching' Tour

August 13th, 2013 12:12pm EDT
The Voice
You can't keep a good man off the stage. Tony Lucca is currently in the middle of his second headlining tour in two years, enjoying the release of his fantastic new EP, and opening for Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson on select dates of the Honda Civic Tour. That busy schedule hasn't changed that Tony is still one of the coolest guys in the music business. BFTV snagged a few minutes with him on Saturday to chat about the 'With The Whole World Watching' tour.

"It's always good to get back out with new tunes," he told us. "Last fall we went out, and being that I basically went the whole year last...
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Tony Lucca Releases 'With The Whole World Watching' EP Today

July 16th, 2013 11:55am EDT
Tony Lucca
Congratulations are in order for Tony Lucca, Team Adam's finalist on Season 2 of The Voice, whose EP With The Whole World Watching is now available on iTunes today.

The release consists of six new tracks, including first single "Never Gonna Let You Go," which Tony performed on the Voice stage during the Season 4 live playoffs. If you missed that performance, here it is below.

To celebrate the big day, Tony is connecting with his fans via StageIt for a live webcast and performance today at 5:00 PM PDT (adjust for your time zone). He'll be playing both new songs and some old favorites. Ti...
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'The Voice' Finalist Tony Lucca Announces 'Whole World Watching' Tour

April 29th, 2013 2:01pm EDT
The Voice
Tony Lucca announced on Monday a slate of new tour dates that will have the talented singer-songwriter on the road from late July to mid-August.

Lucca, who was the finalist for Team Adam on season two of NBC's The Voice, subsequently signed with coach Adam Levine's 222 Records and is currently preparing his first post-show album.

It's not the first big move for Lucca, who's been working hard since his time on national TV ended. He previously embarked upon the nationwide "Chapter Two" tour last fall, released a new music video for his song "Like Love" in November, and returned to The Voice...
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Celebrity Valentines for 2013

February 14th, 2013 8:30am EST
Adam Levine
Ah, Valentine's Day. It's a holiday all about love. While it's generally taken to be reserved for that special someone in your life, there are other kinds of love, too - like showing some love for your favorite celebrities. Here's BFTV's list of the celebrities I've fallen in love with and why I want to give them a little extra appreciation this year. Not only are they talented at what they do, but they're also pretty fantastic people.

In alphabetical order:

Jamie Bamber: I waited a couple of years to meet the Monday Mornings star, during which I heard from several mutual friends and fans...
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'The Voice': Tony Lucca & Justin Hopkins Have Bright Post-Show Futures

October 25th, 2012 9:05am EDT
The Voice
Neither of them won Season 2 of NBC's The Voice, but rockers Tony Lucca and Justin Hopkins are doing very well for themselves regardless.

Lucca, who was Team Adam's finalist and ultimately the third-place finisher, was signed to Adam Levine's 222 Records recently. During an interview backstage before his concert in San Diego, he talked about how the deal came together.

"Once it was decided that Universal [Music Group, the label associated with The Voice and which holds options on all of its contestants after production] wasn’t going to move forward with some type of project with me and ...
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Adam Levine Signs His 'The Voice' Finalist Tony Lucca to 222 Records

September 25th, 2012 4:33pm EDT
The Voice
Call it full-service coaching: Adam Levine has signed Tony Lucca, the Team Adam finalist from Season 2 of The Voice, to his 222 Records label. The news was announced today via press release, after Adam mentioned it during the third-season premiere of The Voice on September 10.

"It's cool to see how a gut instinct can manifest itself in such unimaginable ways," Tony said in the press release. "Working with Adam on The Voice truly was an opportunity of a lifetime. Now we'll get a chance to take that opportunity to the next level. Thinking back to the blind auditions, Adam said he thought I...
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'The Voice' Finalist Tony Lucca Begins 'Chapter Two,' Addresses 'Voice' Tour

July 27th, 2012 3:16pm EDT
Tony Lucca
The Voice season two finalist Tony Lucca is not wasting any time in moving forward after the show. According to an update at the Voice blog Big Red Chairs, Lucca is already embarking on an extensive cross-country tour, fittingly entitled "Chapter Two," which will reunite him with some of his fellow contestants.

The tour takes him throughout the country, including stops from the Midwest to the West Coast. He will be joined on select tour dates by Voice artists including Brian Fuente, Jordis Unga and Justin Hopkins, as well as Gabe Dixon. Fans can visit his website for tour dates and click...
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'The Voice' – Excitement In The Air On Finale's First Night

May 8th, 2012 11:28am EDT
The Voice Finales
It’s the beginning of the end for the Final Four. Jermaine Paul, Tony Lucca, Chris Mann and Juliet Simms will face the audience to see who will win the title of this season’s The Voice. Host Carson Daly is excited, coaches Adam Levine, Cee Lo Green, Blake Shelton, and Christina Aguilera are excited, and the studio audience is frenzied.

Only the audience’s votes will be counted for the final vote. Each of the vocalists will sing three times; a solo, a duet with their coach, and a tribute to their coach, singing one of the songs their coach made famous.

The night begins with a look back at...
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'The Voice' Recap: Live Semi-Final Eliminations Find The Final Four

May 2nd, 2012 12:20pm EDT
The Voice Semi-Finals
Some familiar faces joined the new during The Voice’s semi-final eliminations. Host Carson Daly welcomed special guests including Dia Frampton, Beverly McClellan, Vicci Martinez and Javier Colon, all of whom were last year's finalists.

The eight hopefuls, Tony Lucca, Erin Willett, Chris Mann, Jamar Rogers, Jermaine Paul, Katrina Parker, Lindsey Pavao, and Juliet Simms, battled it out on Monday’s episode, and discovered tonight what the coach judges and America thought of their efforts.

The process is a little complicated, involving 100 points for each coach to split between their team mem...
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'The Voice's' Tony Lucca Tackles Britney Spears To Aguilera's Chagrin

April 25th, 2012 8:55am EDT
Tony Lucca | Photo Credits: Lewis Jacobs/NBC
Oh snap, Tony Lucca. That was just perfect.

After taking a jab last week for scoring some Twitter support from his Mickey Mouse Club pal Justin Timberlake by fellow Mouse House vet Christina Aguilera, The Voice's handsome troubadour wannabe took the quarter-finals stage last night and did what any self-respecting artist would do: He covered another famed MMC alum, Britney Spears.

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