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'The Voice': Top 10 Eliminations

November 26th, 2014 9:06am EST
'The Voice': Top 10 Eliminations Put One Coach Against The Ropes
Tuesday night was another elimination night on The Voice - and the results were incredibly interesting.

As the show narrowed its roster from ten to eight - with just three weeks left in season seven - one coach is now down to their final artist (and it's not the coach you might suspect), while the reveal of America's vote proved to be telling for two singers.

But the eliminations were also blunted by the reminder that the pair of performers let go will remain eligible for the "wild card" finalist spot previously revealed last week.

It was three-time champion Blake Shelton who got the wor...
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'The Voice' Recap: Top 4 Performances From The Top 10

November 25th, 2014 10:54am EST
'The Voice': Top 4 Performances From The Top 10
The Voice continues its search for the next champion, as the top ten singers performed on Monday to earn their way into next week's top eight - with some help from music legend Clive Davis, as well as additional advisors in Diana Ross, Colbie Caillat, Fall Out Boy's Patrick Stump, and once and future Voice coach Christina Aguilera.

Here are the four performances that would've gotten our votes - and you can tune in tonight to find out which singers survive and which will have to fight for the show's brand-new 'wild card' finalist spot.

Team Adam: Matt McAndrew, "Fix You"

Matt McAndrew is ...
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'The Voice' Top 10 Revealed And 'Wild Card' Finalist Announced

November 19th, 2014 9:04am EST
'The Voice' Top 10 Revealed And 'Wild Card' Finalist Announced
The Voice continues to throw curveballs when it comes to its voting system, announcing yet another new addition Tuesday night while also revealing which 10 of its Top 12 singers made it through to next week.

All of the artists who landed in the bottom three were singers who also failed to garner America's votes the previous week and had to be saved by their coaches in order to continue.

Team Blake's Jessie Pitts, Team Pharrell's Sugar Joans and Team Gwen's Ryan Sill found themselves facing elimination for the second straight week, and after a trio of last-chance performances, it was Ryan ...
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'The Voice' Recap: Top 4 Performances From The Top 12

November 18th, 2014 9:03am EST
'The Voice': Top 4 Performances From The Top 12
The Voice's Top 12 artists took the stage again on Monday night in hopes of winning enough of your votes to make it into next week's Top 10. From classics to new hits, there were plenty of great songs but ultimately two singers will have to go home tonight.

We've picked what we consider to be the four greatest covers from the Top 12 round - read on to find out who made our short list, and what each of the artists had to say about their performances after the show.

Team Gwen: Ryan Sill, "Ordinary World"

Saved by his coach last week, Ryan had to come out swinging if he was going to get Ame...
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Top 12 Revealed On 'The Voice'

November 13th, 2014 9:18am EST
'The Voice': Season 7's Top 12 Revealed
After two nights of live performances for your vote, The Voice sent eight artists home on Wednesday night, reducing the Top 20 down to the Top 12 as the search for America's next 'Voice' continues.

Read on to find out which eight singers got through with the highest number of votes in the first week of live playoffs - and which four squeaked by with the very last saves provided by each of the show's superstar coaches.

Team Adam

America's Votes: Matt McAndrew, Damien
Adam's Vote: Chris Jamison
Eliminated: Taylor Phelan, Mia Pfirrman

Damien was a shoo-in, given his great performance on Mo...
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'The Voice': Who Were The Stand Outs Last NIght?

November 12th, 2014 9:51am EST
'The Voice' Recap: Who Stood Out From Teams Gwen And Pharrell?
After Team Adam and Team Blake took The Voice stage on Monday night, Team Gwen and Team Pharrell sung for their playoff lives on Tuesday. Here are the two artists from each team that we'd vote through, and which of the remaining three singers we think that Gwen and Pharrell would save if indeed our choices did move on.

Team Gwen: Ryan Sill, "I Lived"

OneRepublic is a big ask in the first week, not only because it's Ryan Tedder but because their music has been done here before and done very well by both the band themselves and other Voice artists (remember when season 6 champ Josh Kaufman ...
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'The Voice': Who Stood Out?

November 11th, 2014 9:04am EST
'The Voice': Who Stood Out From Teams Adam And Blake?
It's that time again on The Voice: the live playoffs, in which America votes, NBC finds new ways to change up the voting, and anything can happen. Our Top 20 will be whittled down to the Top 12 this week, with two singers from each team getting America's passes to the next phase, and one more being saved by their coach - the last time a coach can protect an artist.

Team Adam and Team Blake performed for your vote on Monday night, and got almost universal praise from the coaches, so it's time for us to give you our thoughts. Here are the two artists from each team that we'd vote through, an...
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'The Voice' Recap: Three Knockouts, Four Artists Move On

October 29th, 2014 9:24am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Three Knockouts, Four Artists Move On
It's a short night for The Voice. With only a one-hour show Tuesday, the singing competition featured only three additional Knockouts, one of which was already shown early on the show's YouTube channel. At least one of the other two featured a steal by Gwen Stefani. Read on to find out which four artists moved on from the trio of matchups on Tuesday.

Team Gwen: Taylor John Williams, "Mad World" vs. Troy Ritchie, "Hey Ya"
This knockout were already posted to YouTube as another "sneak peek" clip, so there's not a ton of suspense here. It's the usual two artists are in one space and the coach...
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'The Voice' Recap: Taylor Swift Joins For The Knockouts

October 28th, 2014 9:04am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Taylor Swift Joins For The Knockouts
Now that the Top 48 have been picked and cut in half (except for those eight steals), it's time to cut the field in half again (except for four more steals) on The Voice. Welcome to The Knockouts, which are back this season after having been replaced by a second cycle of Battles in season six. Apparently that change didn't go over well, because we're using the old formula: two artists each perform a song of their choice and only one moves on.

We can also say goodbye to the individual team advisors and hello to Taylor Swift, who becomes the go-to girl for all four coaches just as her new al...
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'The Voice' Recap: Who Did Gwen Stefani Choose To Save?

October 22nd, 2014 9:02am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Who Did Gwen Stefani Choose To Save?
We've reached the end of another phase of competition on The Voice. Just six more battles remain, and Gwen Stefani will have to choose one of the six losing artists to add to her squad. Who will be the lucky singer to get a second chance and which five will go home for good? Here's what happened on Tuesday night.

Team Pharrell: Ricky Manning (turned 2 chairs in blind auditions) vs. Brittany Butler (2 chairs), "On Broadway"
Pharrell has matched these two because one's R&B, one's jazzy, and they're both "scary" - so here's a jazzy tune about the difficulties of making it in showbiz. That's f...
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'The Voice' Recap: Which Coach Has The Only Steal Left?

October 21st, 2014 9:07am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Which Coach Has The Only Steal Left?
We're now halfway through the first set of battles on The Voice, with Monday having brought us six more head-to-head matchups and three more steals as Blake Shelton informs Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams that to win the competition, one must upset Adam Levine. On that moment of Zen, here's what went down in part three of the battles.

Team Adam: Damien (turned 4 chairs in blind auditions) vs. Kelli Douglas (3 chairs), "Knock On Wood"
Adam wants to see how these two close friends do when they're playing against each other. But forget the friendship issue, both of them are struggling with...
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Christina Aguilera Returning To The Voice For 8th Season, Gwen Stefani Out

October 15th, 2014 1:05pm EDT
Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera is heading back to The Voice for its next season.

The show's host, Carson Daly, who also stars on NBC's "Today" as the show's social correspondent, made the announcement during the morning show on Tuesday, and NBC exec Paul Telegdy confirmed the news via a statement.

"We are excited to welcome Christina back to her red chair and can't wait to see how she mixes things up among Adam (Levine), Blake (Shelton) and Pharrell (he replaced Cee Lo Green, who left the show permanently in February), in what will be an incredibly competitive competition," said Telegdy.

Christina w...
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'The Voice' Recap: Which Coach Is Now Out Of Steals?

October 15th, 2014 9:08am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Which Coach Is Now Out Of Steals?
Another day, another half-dozen battles on The Voice. Or rather, three battles and one montage of the other three. And one coach has already used both their steals. What went down on Tuesday night? Read on to get our Voice blow-by-blow.

Team Pharrell: Taylor Phelan (4 chairs in blind auditions) vs. Jordy Searcy (3 chairs), "Breakeven"
Pharrell has selected this pairing because he wants to hear indie-pop and rock converge, which is also why he's picked this Script song that longtime fans may remember when season one's Xenia Martinez covered it. Taylor struggles with the falsetto, causing hi...
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'The Voice' Recap: Which Four-Chair Artist Was Upset In Monday's Battles?

October 14th, 2014 9:08am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Which Four-Chair Artist Was Upset In Monday's
Now that the Top 48 of The Voice season seven have been chosen, it's time to start sending some of them home. With the help of some celebrity advisors, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams are matching up their artists to decide who to keep, who to let go - and who to steal from each other.

Who's dropping in to help out? It's Fleetwood Mac legend Stevie Nicks coming back to the show to assist Team Adam, the members of Little Big Town stepping up for Team Blake, Gwen Stefani recruiting her husband Gavin Rossdale for Team Gwen, and Alicia Keys making music with Team...
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'The Voice' By The Numbers: Were Season 7 Auditions Easier?

October 8th, 2014 9:11am EDT
'The Voice' By The Numbers: Were Season 7 Auditions Easier?
Last night's episode of The Voice was a clip show, but that's not stopping us from offering a little insight. You see, we sort of felt things were getting a little easier this season, so we decided to do the math and find out. We compared statistics from season seven's blind auditions to those from a year ago - season five - and to those from the first season to set a Top 48, season two, way back in 2012. So is it easier to get on The Voice now than it was before? Which coach is the toughest to win over? Here's what we uncovered.

A note before we begin: obviously, we're comparing statistic...
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'The Voice' Recap: Who Makes The Final Cut For Season 7?

October 7th, 2014 8:27am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Who Makes The Final Cut For Season 7?
Here we are: the final night of blind auditions for season seven of The Voice. Finding out who those last, lucky few are who get to fill the handful of remaining spots on the rosters of Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams - and who has to go home for another half-year.

With only two spots left on each team, there are eight positions up for grabs, and the law of making television tells us that one will go to the first artist featured. That's 23-year-old Matt McAndrew, whose rendition of Christina Perri's "A Thousand Years" earns button pushes from Adam, Pharrell a...
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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' Recap: Pharrell Tries To Go Country And Adam Pitches A Sitcom

October 1st, 2014 8:10am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Pharrell Tries To Go Country And Adam Pitches
Things are getting dicey on The Voice. Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams are filling up their squads for season seven, and spots are starting to be harder to come by. Let's see who got the good news, who didn't luck out - and who got the unfortunate montage treatment - in this recap of Tuesday's action.

Starting off the night is 15-year-old Katriz Trinidad from our hometown of San Diego, California. She's performing Etta James' "At Last." What is with these songs that keep reminding us of Will Champlin?! Anyway, Katriz sings like she's twice her age and quickly...
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'The Voice' Recap: Adam Quips, Anita Comes Back, And The Blind Guy Wins

September 30th, 2014 10:19am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Adam Quips, Anita Comes Back, And The Blind G
After the first week of blind auditions, the next wave of The Voice is rolling on with two more hours of singers hoping to impress Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams. If you need a reminder, Team Adam has three of twelve artists, Team Blake and Team Gwen each have four, and Team Pharrell is ahead in the count with five. How many more people will get added to the lineup in this round? There's only one way to find out.

Batting leadoff on Monday night is Chicago native John Martin. John's rendition of "Sweet Pea" attracts three of our four coaches: Gwen, Pharrell a...
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'The Voice' Recap: Gwen And Blake Get Button Happy

September 24th, 2014 9:03am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Gwen And Blake Get Button Happy
Things were pretty even after the premiere of The Voice, with all four coaches having selected two artists for their twelve-member teams, and all showing that they had plenty of game as far as out-quipping and out-pitching each other.

There are still forty more singers that need to be found, though, so it's time for Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams to get back to work in night two of the blind auditions.

After some pregame analysis by Pharrell, first up is 23-year-old DaNica Shirey from York, Pennsylvania. Her performance of "Big White Room" attracts three co...
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'The Voice' Season 7 Premiere Recap: Gwen And Pharrell's Excellent Adventure

September 23rd, 2014 9:15am EDT
'The Voice' Season 7 Premiere Recap: Gwen And Pharrell's Excelle
The Voice is back, and all eyes are on its third coaching panel, which now consists of Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams. Will Gwen and Pharrell start a new Voice tradition of beating Adam and Blake? Or will everyone's favorite bromantic duo reclaim their former glory?

To answer those questions, we need to find four new teams of twelve talented singers, and there's only one way to do that: turn those big red chairs and start pushing buttons. Welcome to the season seven blind auditions!

First, you've got to have the almost-obligatory coach performance. Our new ...
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What To Watch For In 'The Voice' Season 7

September 22nd, 2014 12:03pm EDT
What To Watch For In 'The Voice' Season 7
It's that time of year again. The Voice is back, and now on its third lineup of superstar coaches. After three years, six completed seasons and one Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program, NBC's singing competition has climbed to the top of the TV charts. So how could it possibly get any better? Here are five things we'll be looking for in season seven.

1. Can the new coaches coach?

This is the most obvious one. Not only did Shakira and Usher have chemistry with Adam Levine and Blake Shelton from an entertainment standpoint, they were capable of advising their artists, whic...
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What To Watch For In Fall TV 2014

September 20th, 2014 6:07pm EDT
What To Watch For In Fall TV 2014
Tomorrow officially kicks off the fall TV season, with the small screen's biggest hits coming back for more and scores of new programs vying for your attention. Every night is jam-packed with a variety of options across literally hundreds of channels. With so many shows and so little time, what's a fan to do?

But never fear - we're here to alert you to the small screen happenings that you can't miss. We've compiled a list of six things you most definitely want to keep your eye on as you're channel-surfing this fall.

[SPOILER ALERT - If you're not caught up on the returning series we've in...
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Jimmy Fallon Nails 1944 Spike Jones Hit To Beat Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton In Latest 'Tonight Show' Lip Sync Battle

September 18th, 2014 1:05pm EDT
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani On The Tonight Show
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani joined "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon for the the comedian's latest epic Lip Sync Battle on Wednesday night.

The two stars, who are team mentors on NBC's hit singing series "The Voice," were both the house to promote the upcoming seventh season of the show, which premieres on Sept. 22.

Shelton starts things off with his version of Taco's "Puttin' on the Ritz," complete with a champagne glass and a tap dance solo, and after Fallon's turn singing Ellie Goulding's "Burn," Stefani stepped up to the mic for Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe."

With no clear sta...
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Exclusive Song Premiere From 'The Voice' Star Caroline Glaser

August 11th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Exclusive Song Premiere From 'The Voice' Star Caroline Glaser
Caroline Glaser impressed both Adam Levine and Blake Shelton on The Voice. Now she's hoping to win over audiences with the release of her new EP Better Days Vol. 2. We have an exclusive song premiere from the forthcoming EP - as well as some insight from Caroline about the record, which is scheduled for release next month.

"I've been through a lot of ups and downs this past year, and a lot of these songs are really personal," Caroline continued. "These tracks, although at times [they] come across as sad, all have a hopeful message. I am at a point in my life where I am having to overcome a...
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Gavin Rossdale To Join Gwen Stefani On 'The Voice'

July 15th, 2014 2:24pm EDT
Gwen Stefani & Gavin Rossdale
On September 22, "The Voice" will return with judges Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams. Being the only lady on the coaching panel is tough, but Stefani will have some familiar help in the form of her husband, Gavin Rossdale.

In the second stage of the competition, Rossdale's mentoring could prove useful to get Team Gwen where it needs to be. Stefani revealed to Access Hollywood, "He is super articulate and he has a really good opinion and he is smart and he's been doing a really good job. We both have, I think, a lot of experience in the sense that when you ...
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Stevie Nicks Joins 'The Voice' As An Advisor

July 9th, 2014 3:02pm EDT
Stevie Nicks
Contestants on Adam Levine's The Voice team will have the opportunity to learn from Stevie Nicks.

The Fleetwood Mac singer will join the Maroon 5 vocalist's team in the seventh season, which is currently filming. Shakira and Usher are taking the season off, and will be replaced by Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani. Blake Shelton will return as a coach.

As an advisor, Nicks will be involved in all 12 of Levine's singers and help them get read for the show's later rounds where they face off against singers from the other coaches' teams.

In an interview with Extra, Nicks was quick to poi...
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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': What We Learned From The Finale

May 21st, 2014 7:30am EDT
'The Voice': What We Learned From The Finale
On Tuesday night, The Voice revealed the results of America’s fifth and final vote for Season 6, and showed us which of its three finalists you chose to be The Voice. Here are a few things that we took away from the results show, as you voted for the artists you wanted to see in the final round.

SPOILER ALERT: If you haven’t seen Tuesday’s live eliminations show yet, read no further, because we’re about to tell you exactly who won the competition.

01) Someone picked a bad, bad time to screw up. Host Carson Daly announced at the top of the show that there had been an issue with Josh Kaufma...
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'The Voice': 5 Soundbites From The Top 3

May 20th, 2014 9:18am EDT
'The Voice': 5 Soundbites From The Top 3
Here we are, The Voice fans: the home stretch. By the time you're reading this, voting for Season 6 will have closed and all that will be left to do is announce which one of the three Season 6 finalists gets this spring's trophy. On Monday night, all three artists made one final pitch to win America's votes, and afterward BFTV was able to get just a few words from each finalist, as well as from one of the superstar coaches.

01) Christina Grimmie's post-show plans: The YouTube sensation from Team Adam shared with us what she's thinking of doing after tonight. "I really would like to release...
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