For "The Voice" to hit its potential, there may be no better role model than Adele. Powerful voice, impeccable phrasing and timing, youthful and current with no trace of trendiness and, when everyone is looking, a visual appeal.
Just one week after The Hollywood Reporter broke news that Whitney Houston was under consideration for a judge's seat on the show, reports have surfaced that another pop icon is throwing her hat in the ring.
After the most disease-stricken episode "Idol" has ever seen last Thursday night, the show returned Wednesday evening with that all-important element that sets this competition apart from, say, a straight-up reality show: talent.
Let's be real here -- nothing of note really happened on "Idol" Thursday night. Sure, it was an hour-long show, and sure, the always-important selection of groups for the always-entertaining Group Round took place. But really, what happened?
It wouldn't have mattered if the performances on last night's first edition of Hollywood Week had featured the most talented crop of young singers the show had ever seen (for the record: it didn't), all thanks to the aftermath of 16-year-old Symone Black's turn at the spotlight.
Simon Cowell has some explaining to do, and he’s never been one to mince words. In a new "Extra" interview, the "X Factor" creator talks about firing Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger, plus takes a swipe at "The Voice."
If you don't make it to the finals on one TV singing show, change your hometown, your predicament and musical buddy when you head to another. Or so it goes on the second night of "The Voice" season two premiere last night (Feb. 6).
The second season of "The Voice" launched Sunday with the promise of making dream's come true just as they had moments earlier for the New York football Giants. The hourlong show filled the bulk of its time with exemplary auditions, bickering judges hoping to land contestants and tales of woe -- homelessness, cancer, dead-end careers.
The "X Factor" news came fast and furious on Monday night -- first, that host Steve Jones would not be returning, then that judge Nicole Scherzinger was exiting and finally that Paula Abdul also would be shown the door. Now The Hollywood Reporter has learned that all of these major show decisions are coming from one key confab being held in the U.K.