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Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani Lean On Each Other Following Collapse Of Their Marriages

8/6/2015 11:56am EDT
'Voice' Co-Stars Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani Reportedly 'Bond'
"The Voice" co-stars Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are both going through very public divorces, and the two are reportedly leaning on one another while filming the new season of the competition series.

An insider told Radar Online: "Gwen and Blake have a lot to bond over right now and they are really being there for each other through this."

Last month, Shelton and Miranda Lambert revealed they had divorced after four years of marriage. They had a pre-nup in place, so they dissolved their marriage rather quickly. Reports surfaced that Lambert had cheated on the country star.

Earlier thi...
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Former 'Voice' Contestant Found Dead

6/8/2015 11:42am EDT
'The Voice' Contestant Anthony Riley Found Dead Of Apparent Suic
Former "The Voice" contestant Anthony Riley was found dead Friday in the basement of his Philadelphia apartment. Riley was 28 years old.

According to a report by the Philadelphia Inquirer. Tootsie Iovine, a close friend of Riley’s and a shop owner at Philadelphia Reading Terminal, where Riley used to sing as a street performer, confirmed that the fledgling singer had appeared to have committed suicide.

Riley's debut on the reality talent series brought all the judges to their feet as his rendition of James Brown's "I Got You" scored the fastest turnaround of chairs in the series' history....
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A Conversation With 'The Voice' Winner Sawyer Fredericks

5/28/2015 12:04pm EDT
Sawyer Fredericks After 'The Voice':  What's Next For The Winner
Congratulations, you've just won The Voice...now what? That's the question in front of teenage folk singing phenom Sawyer Fredericks, who took home the title for Team Pharrell last week and now has a whole (hopefully long) career in front of him.

Sawyer took time out of his increasingly busy schedule to chat with us last week about his reaction to winning and what we should expect to hear from him in the future. But firstly, has what just happened even sunk in yet?

"I don't think it fully has," he laughed. "I think once I have a little bit of downtime, it will."

Although his fellow final...
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A Conversation With 'The Voice' Second Place Finisher Meghan Linsey

5/27/2015 12:02pm EDT
Meghan Linsey After 'The Voice': 'I've Always Sung This Way'
Our The Voice retrospective interviews continue with second place finisher Meghan Linsey, who represented Team Blake in the finals and also reinvented herself from one half of a country duo into one heck of a soul singer. How does it feel for Meghan now that the season is over?

"It feels really good to be back," she told us. "I slept in my bed last night and I feel like I'm coming out on the other side of all this and it's starting to sink in.

"It's interesting," Meghan added with a laugh. "I sang with Kelly Clarkson on Tuesday night and I don't think I really realized I sang with Kelly C...
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A Conversation With Team Adam's Joshua Davis

5/26/2015 12:06pm EDT
Joshua Davis After 'The Voice': 'I'm Excited About The Future'
Our The Voice exit interviews continue today with Joshua Davis, the singer-songwriter from Team Adam who came in third during last Tuesday's finale. He might not have won, but he did leave a great impression on national audiences and remains one of the show's most endearing artists.

"I was not surprised at all," he said of the final results when we caught up with him back home in Michigan. "I think we all knew for weeks that Sawyer [Fredericks] was going to be the one.

"The whole thing was just a big win for me, to be honest," Joshua continued. "I never thought I'd make it past the blinds...
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A Conversation With Team Pharrell's Koryn Hawthorne

5/25/2015 12:03pm EDT
Koryn Hawthorne After 'The Voice': 'This Has Been An Amazing Jou
We know you're bummed that The Voice is over, so this week we sat down with all four of your finalists for one last conversation about season 8. First up is Team Pharrell's spirited pop singer and fourth place finisher, Koryn Hawthorne.

"This has been an amazing journey and an amazing ride," Koryn told us in our exit interview, "and I'm so thankful to be a part of just the Voice legacy."

While the audience at home waited to find out who would be named the winner last Tuesday, she might have been the calmest finalist in the history of the show.

"I didn't really think about it too much," s...
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'The Voice' Names Its New Winner!

5/20/2015 9:40am EDT
Sawyer Fredericks Wins 'The Voice' For Team Pharrell
In a conclusion that seemed to be forgone, Sawyer Fredericks of Team Pharrell was named the eighth winner of The Voice on Tuesday night. Fredericks beat out Team Blake's Meghan Linsey (the runner-up), Team Adam's Joshua Davis (third place) and his own teammate Koryn Hawthorne (fourth place) to claim the trophy.

After the celebration was over, Sawyer and Pharrell joined the media to give their first reactions to the good news. Read on for what they had to say and our take on what Sawyer's victory means for The Voice, which will be back for its ninth season this fall.

"You've got to think a...
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Koryn Hawthorne & Pharrell Williams Ready For Tonight's Finale

5/19/2015 9:42am EDT
Koryn Hawthorne & Pharrell Williams On 'The Voice' Journey
Continuing our look at each of the duos remaining on The Voice, after Monday night's last performance show we checked in with Koryn Hawthorne and her coach, Pharrell Williams.

What does Pharrell think is so special about Koryn (and her teammate and fellow finalist, Sawyer Fredericks)? What was it like for Koryn to record a song written by Pharrell? They told us on the red carpet at Universal Studios Hollywood.

"This whole journey has just been life-changing and amazing. I've grown so much as an artist, but I've grown as a person also," reflected Koryn. "It gets me emotional because I'm so...
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'The Voice' Finalists Announced

5/13/2015 9:33am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Your Four Season 8 Finalists Are...
On Tuesday, The Voice unveiled the four finalists that the show will carry to next week's finals. It's only the second time since the series moved to its current format that there have been four finalists, with the Twitter Instant Save replacing last season's Wild Card as the last free pass back into the competition.

This season has been nail-bitingly tough, with three of the four coaches having just one artist remaining going into the semifinals - a change of pace from how things usually play out by this point, where one coach (usually named Adam Levine or Blake Shelton) has a numerical a...
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'The Voice': Blake And Meghan Give Insight On Their Sucess

5/12/2015 9:08am EDT
'The Voice': Blake Shelton And Meghan Linsey Talk Season 8 Suces
On The Voice, nobody pushes around four-time champion Blake Shelton - except for maybe Meghan Linsey, who on Monday night made her bid to represent Team Blake in the season eight finals.

We caught up with Blake and Meghan on the red carpet at Universal Studios Hollywood to talk about Meghan's semifinal performances, how Blake coaches the woman who once opened for him, and if they feel the competition is really as close as it seems.

"Here's what's funny. She may be the only one that I've worked with on this show that I would say this about," Blake said. "With Meghan if I have an idea, it's...
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'The Voice' Recap: Top Five Revealed

5/6/2015 9:07am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: 'Top 6 Eliminations' - Team Christina Takes A
And then almost everybody had one. This week's elimination on The Voice once again kept the numbers at a near-even keel, with Team Christina being the next to face the chopping block.

What almost overshadowed the eliminations, though, were the usual return performances by former artists - but not by the usual folks. Yes, season seven winner Craig Wayne Boyd came back, but he wasn't joined by his fellow finalists (two of the three have already been here), instead sharing the stage with folks from seasons one, three and five.

In order to brace you for the elimination (just one this week, as...
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'The Voice's' New Dynamic Duo

5/5/2015 9:07am EDT
Adam Levine And Joshua Davis Are 'The Voice's' New Dynamic Duo
The Voice is chock full of talent again this season, but for our money, the most watchable pairing has been that of Adam Levine and Joshua Davis. They're a duo that have not only found success, but are also entertaining and most importantly, have brought the absolute best out of each other.

Why do they work so well together - and what do they think of their partnership? Read on to find out.

Adam has had the good fortune to work with some of The Voice's best talent, including three winners (Javier Colon, Tessanne Chin, Josh Kaufman) and several people that you can argue could have won (Ton...
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'The Voice' Top 6 Revealed

4/29/2015 9:57am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: 'Top 8 Eliminations' - Not So Fast, Blake
If you were betting on this season of The Voice, you probably would've lost a lot of money on Tuesday. We don't think a lot of people would've predicted the way things turned out during this week's elimination show, which is basically backward from the way this part always goes before - and that's what makes it kind of awesome.

First, before we get into the spoilers, here's a video of guest artist Jason Derulo performing his new song "Want to Want Me" with Team Christina's Kimberly Nichole and India Carney.

Okay, now let's get to talking about Tuesday's results - namely the fact that Bl...
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'The Voice' Top 8 Perform

4/28/2015 9:02am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: 'Top 8 Performances' - 3 To Watch
Pharrell Williams is impressed with what he's hearing on The Voice, and we can understand why. Things are getting down to the wire now - on Monday night the Top 8 singers took the stage again, hoping to avoid elimination and make their way into the Top 6.

As the fight for your vote gets tougher by the week, we've selected our favorite three performances from last night's show in an attempt to help make it a little easier on you, and just to recognize greatness. Who impressed us? Read on to find out.

Joshua Davis (Team Adam), "Fields of Gold": Joshua can pretty much do any song by any sing...
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'The Voice' Top 8 Revealed

4/22/2015 9:02am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: 'Top 10 Eliminations' - Which Coach Is On The
Tuesday's elimination episode of The Voice proved that things are definitely not the same in Season 8 as they were even just a couple of months ago.

Read on to find out which two artists were let go from the Top 10, which one got this week's Twitter Instant Save, and what we think it all means as we move forward with less than a month to go before a new champion is crowned.

Firstly, the Top 10 eliminations show was celebrated with a return performance by Reba McEntire, who delivered her new single "Going Out Like That" just a week after she dropped by to give advice to the Top 12 artists....
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'The Voice' Favorites From The Top 10

4/21/2015 9:03am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: 'Top 10 Performances' - 4 To Watch
The Voice turned up the heat on Monday, as the Top 10 performed again in hopes of securing your votes to move into next week's Top 8. With everyone pulling out the stops, which singers would be named Most Likely To Succeed?

Well, the coaches made our job a little easy this week when they gave out not one, but three standing ovations during last night's performance show. Each of them was well deserved, and we've also selected a dark horse candidate that we think you should keep your eye on.

Here, then, are our four The Voice favorites to watch from the Top 10.

Kimberly Nichole: "Something...
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'The Voice' Top 12 Eliminations Breakdown

4/15/2015 9:09am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: 'Top 12 Eliminations' - Adam Breaks A Streak
America is definitely not voting the way that it used to when it comes to this season of NBC's The Voice. On Tuesday night, the results of voting to decide who moved into the Top 10 were revealed, and they signaled that times are changing in the history of TV's top singing competition.

Plus, the Twitter Instant Save started up again, season 8 Team Christina advisor Nick Jonas popped by to perform his latest single, and there were some more group performances, this team with the coaches joining their artists for takes on a couple of classics.

But what you really want to know is who went ho...
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'The Voice' Coaches Talk

4/14/2015 9:41am EDT
'The Voice': Coaches Chat Before The Top 12
Now that we're officially into The Voice's live playoffs, it's time to check in with the folks who have the big star power - and the big decisions. Prior to Monday night's Top 12 performance show, Starpulse spoke with coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera and Pharrell Williams, as well as host and executive producer Carson Daly.

Read on to find out how uncomfortable it was for the coaches to eliminate two members of their teams last week, what makes a "dark horse" candidate and what they've learned from sitting in those big red chairs.

Last Wednesday was a tough day for A...
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Who Made The Top 12 On 'The Voice'?

4/9/2015 9:25am EDT
'The Voice' Top 12 Revealed
Your votes and the coaches' saves are in - The Voice revealed its Top 12 on Wednesday night, and there were some notable omissions. America elected two members from each team, while Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera and Pharrell Williams used their last-ever saves to add a third singer to their rosters.

It was also a bit of a homecoming for one season 7 artist, as Wiz Khalifa enlisted Chris Jamison to join him for a performance of "See You Again," Khalifa's song from the soundtrack to the newly released film Furious 7.

But Wednesday night was all about elimination results, an...
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'The Voice' Live Playoffs Part 2

4/8/2015 9:08am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: 'Season 8 Live Playoffs, Part 2' - Team Adam
After Monday night saw Team Blake and Team Pharrell perform for America's votes, Tuesday evening was the time for Teams Adam and Christina to put their best forward in hopes of being one of the three singers from each roster to make it through the first week of live playoffs.

Tonya Boyd-Cannon, "Take Me to the Pilot" (Team Adam): We all know Adam loves his Elton John, and it's evident in how he sings this song for Tonya before turning her loose on it. She's able to bring the "church," as he calls it, out of the track with her usual big energy. Everyone winds up standing by the time she's d...
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'The Voice' Live Playoffs Begin

4/7/2015 9:52am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Season 8 Live Playoffs Begin With Team Blake
The Voice's live playoffs have arrived, as the Top 20 sing this week to make the Top 12. Teams Blake and Pharrell were the first on the chopping block Monday, and NBC amped up the energy with a guest performance by Maroon 5, because you can never hear "Sugar" too many times.

Who did well and who's at risk of going home? Read on for our analysis of Team Blake vs. Team Pharrell and tune in Tuesday night to see who stands out from Teams Adam and Christina. America's votes will protect two singers on each team, while a third will be chosen by their coach.

Sarah Potenza: "Free Bird" (Team Blak...
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Who Got The Final Four Spots On 'The Voice'?

3/31/2015 9:02am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: 'Season 8 Knockouts, Part 3' - The Final Stea
We're almost to the end! Monday was the last step before The Voice's live shows begin, with six more battles to figure out who got the final four spots in this season's live show pool.

One of those was determined by Christina Aguilera, who utilized the competition's final steal in (no surprise here) the last matchup of the evening to give one artist a second opportunity.

Who did Christina choose to save? And who else joined that person in the live shows? Read on to find out what happened on Monday.

Team Adam: Tonya Boyd-Cannon, "I Wish" vs. Barry Minniefield, "What You Won't Do For Love"...
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'The Voice' Recap: A Favorite Goes Home, Two Johnsons Face Off

3/25/2015 10:19am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: 'Season 8 Knockouts, Part 2' - Battle of the
There were only three knockout round matchups in Tuesday's episode of The Voice, but they still gave us something to talk about. One favorite went home, two of the Johnsons faced off, and one coach stole an artist back after letting them go in the battle rounds. Which of the fabulous four had a little bit of remorse? Read on to find out.

Team Blake: Corey Kent White, "Live Like You Were Dying" vs. Cody Wickline, "Til My Last Day"
What They Said: Corey surprises Blake with his song choice, citing his ailing grandfather as the reason why he's gone there. He knows he's got his work cut out fo...
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One Step Closer To The Final Part Of 'The Voice' Season 8

3/24/2015 10:05am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: 'Season 8 Knockouts, Part 1'  - Two Against O
The knockouts are here on The Voice, leaving us just one step away from the final part of the season. Yes, season eight has gone by that fast.

In this first of three knockout round episodes, Fun. front man Nate Ruess turns up as the latest celeb to be added to this part of the competition, while Pharrell has to do some math when he puts three artists in the same battle following the first time anyone's ever chosen to leave the show.

Plus, one team gets most of the Johnsons. Read on for Monday night's results.

Team Christina: Sonic, "A Woman's Worth" vs. Ashley Morgan, "Heartbreaker"
What...
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'The Voice' Battle Rounds Part 4

3/18/2015 9:42am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: 'Season 8 Battle Rounds, Part 4' - Who Did Ph
The Voice finished its battle rounds on Tuesday night, with Pharrell Williams doling out the one remaining steal in the competition, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton hugging it out, and as many battles airing as did during Monday's two-hour show. We just had to smush half of them into another montage.

Who got through, and who went home? Read on to find out what the coaches said, hear our commentary, and re-watch each of the battles to decide if you think the decisions were right or wrong.

Team Christina: Rob Taylor (3 chairs) vs. Jeremy Gaynor (4 chairs), "Animals"
Winner: Rob Taylor
What Th...
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The Results Of Monday Night's 'Voice' Battle Rounds Are In

3/17/2015 10:16am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: 'Season 8 Battle Rounds, Part 3' - One Chair
In the third of four battle round episodes, The Voice laid out six more battles and two more steals, resulting in the exact same thing that happened at the end of blind auditions: one coach is holding onto one more spot on their team. Who are we all waiting on? Well, you'll have to read on to find out.

Here are the results from each of Monday night's battles, complete with our commentary and the videos if you missed any of the performances.

Team Pharrell: Caitlin Caporale (2 chairs) vs. Briar Jonnee (2 chairs), "Fallin'"
Winner: Caitlin Caporale
What They Said: Pharrell hands these two so...
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'The Voice' Recap: Which Coach Goes All In?

3/11/2015 9:12am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: 'Season 8 Battle Rounds, Part 2' - Which Coac
Tuesday was the first full night of battle rounds for The Voice, and as usual it was a busy one. There were nine battles and three steals, including two by one coach who will now have to sit on the sidelines for next week as they're out of free passes. Which one took that risk?

And which artists are on the move, while some of them are being sent home for good? Check out all the results in our recap.

Team Pharrell: Anthony Riley (4 chairs) vs. Travis Ewing (3 chairs), "Get Ready"
Winner: Anthony Riley
What They Said: Pharrell has paired these two because he thinks they're similar soulful, ...
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'The Voice' Blinds End And Battles Begin

3/10/2015 9:09am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: 'Blinds End And Battles Begin' - A Mixed Bag
NBC did a very strange thing with The Voice on Monday night - the show combined the end of its blind auditions round with the beginning of its battle rounds, the first time that has ever happened.

It made for a bit of a disjointed show, but basically the teams got completed and the first person got eliminated from season eight all in the same night. If you were a bit confused, we don't blame you. To keep your scorecard up to date, here's our recap.

Part 1: The Blind Auditions

Nathan Hermida, "Sure Thing"
Chairs: Two (Adam and Christina)
What They Said: Adam hits his button near-immediate...
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'The Voice' Recap: 'Blind Auditions, Part 4' - Blake Wants Everyone

3/4/2015 9:06am EST
'The Voice' Recap: 'Season 8 Blind Auditions, Part 4' - Blake Wa
The last full night of auditions on The Voice was Tuesday, and naturally it was a busy one. The superstar coaches reached the phase where they got pickier with their few remaining button pushes - except for Blake Shelton, who turned his chair for a whopping nine of the fifteen singers who crossed the stage.

Meanwhile, Pharrell found himself in dogfights with Adam and Christina that were markedly different from his earlier successes, and everyone added valuable artists to their teams. Who went where and who do we think has the early advantage? Read on.

Ashley Morgan, "I Wanna Dance With So...
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'The Voice' Recap: 'Season 8 Blind Auditions, Part 3' - Adam Levine's Blind Audition

3/3/2015 9:01am EST
'The Voice' Recap: 'Season 8 Blind Auditions, Part 3' - Adam Lev
The second week of blind auditions on The Voice began Monday, with more singers taking the stage at Universal Studios Hollywood hoping to land the remaining spots on four superstar teams.

Adam Levine has three of his twelve artists picked out, while Blake Shelton and Christina Aguilera each have four and Pharrell Williams a whopping five. That means we're halfway to complete. Who's in and who's out? Which coach decided to see if they could turn some chairs? And what could have been done without? Let's get to it.

Kelsie May, "You're Looking At Country"
Chairs: Three (Blake, Christina and P...
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