1. 'The Voice' Final Four Is Set: 'I'm Shocked'

    May 02, 2012 9:00 AM EDT The final four is set for "The Voice" as America reinforced the assessments of two coaches and broke the ties of two others Tuesday night, winding up with three singers who arrived wholly formed and one who has abruptly altered his course. Chris Mann, the popera hopeful, will…

  2. Etta James, Soul Icon, Dies at 73

    January 20, 2012 11:40 AM EST Etta James , the singer who turned "At Last" into a multi-generational standard and was an acknowledged influence on singers from Janis Joplin to Melissa Etheridge and Christina Aguilera , is gone not long after her voice was quieted. Honoring Etta James: 7 Versions of 'At Last…

  3. 'The Voice's' Beverly McClellan Added 'A Shot of Fire' To New Album

    December 06, 2011 10:50 AM EST Beverly McClellan wasn't about to let the fame-making brush of her run on "The Voice" change the music she made on her sixth album, "Fear Nothing." "I would say everything on here is exactly what I want to be currently representing Beverly McClellan," the…

  4. Who Won the Billboard Chart Battle: 'Idol' or 'The Voice'?

    July 07, 2011 5:25 PM EDT Which TV reality singing competition made a bigger impact with music consumers this season, Fox's venerable "American Idol" or NBC's upstart "The Voice"? Let's look at the numbers logged by both "Idol" contestants and judges and "Voice"…

  5. LMFAO Brings the 'Party' to Top of Hot 100

    July 06, 2011 12:55 PM EDT LMFAO leaps to its first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, to be released tomorrow (July 7) on Billboard.com, as "Party Rock Anthem," featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock, lifts 3-1 with Digital Gainer honors. Original songs and covers by contestants from NBC's "The Voice…

  6. Beyonce Notches 4th Billboard 200 No. 1 with '4'

    July 06, 2011 11:00 AM EDT As expected , Beyonce 's fourth solo studio album, "4," bounds in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, selling 310,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the diva's fourth solo No. 1 -- and fourth studio set to top the list. She's only the third…

  7. 'The Voice's' Javier Colon to 'Tell Stories' on Debut Album

    June 30, 2011 8:59 AM EDT Three of the four finalists on NBC's "The Voice" are already making plans to start recording albums prior to a six-city tour that starts July 27 in Los Angeles at the Gibson Amphitheatre. Winner Javier Colon, who had been dropped by Capitol and as late as January was still…

  8. Brad Paisley, Ne-Yo, Pitbull & Judges Perform on 'The Voice': Watch

    June 29, 2011 2:13 PM EDT On last night's final performance showdown on "The Voice," we saw X-tina and Beverly McClellan steal the show with their chill-inducing duet of Aguilera's "Beautiful" (which you can watch below). But Tuesday's (June 28) "Voice" was also filled with…

  9. 'The Voice' Plans Summer Concert Tour

    June 28, 2011 11:01 AM EDT Like "American Idol" before it , NBC's hit music competition show "The Voice" has a tour in the works featuring the show's eight finalists -- Beverly McClellan, Vicci Martinez, Dia Frampton, Javier Colon, Nakia, Xenia, Casey Weston and Frenchie Davis. Noticeably…

  10. 'The Voice' Reveals Final Four, Cee Lo Glows Under 'Bright Lights'

    June 23, 2011 1:19 PM EDT NBC revealed its four finalists on Wednesday's (June 22) live episode of "The Voice," and it was clearly an emotional experience for the performers and coaches. "There's something about this show in particular where you feel the love in the room," Christina…

  11. 'The Voice': Vicci Martinez Does Florence & the Machine Proud, Plus 7 More Highlights

    June 22, 2011 1:00 PM EDT With just one week left before its inaugural season finale, "The Voice" whittled down its contestant pool to eight semi-finalists who rocked judges/coaches Christina Aguilera , Cee Lo Green , Adam Levine and Blake Shelton's worlds. Though Levine's indirect swipe at Adam…

  12. 'The Voice' Debuts Live with Team Aguilera Vs. Team Shelton

    June 08, 2011 1:08 PM EDT C hristina Aguilera was a ball of energy backstage Tuesday (June 7) when "The Voice" wrapped its first live show, as the singer shared her thoughts on her team's performance with a crammed line of journalists. "Tonight I saw enormous growth," Aguilera told Billboard…

  13. 'The Voice': Contestants Grapple with Ne-Yo, Marvin Gaye, Who Classics

    May 18, 2011 12:35 PM EDT Oldies radio staples and Ne-Yo 's "Closer" were used to whittle down "The Voice" field Wednesday (May 17), with the four coaches making four smart decisions as they assemble their teams of four singers each. Only one of the battles was truly close. Tje Austin and…