Josh Groban's new gig: juggling. The singer dons a sleek suit and a pair of eyeglasses to host Rising Star on Sunday evenings, but also spends the week alongside a grand piano to mentor the weekend's upcoming auditionees.
While not all of "Rising Star"'s first crop of contestants won over America with a qualifying vote, one expert in particular might be rubbing audiences the wrong way: Ludacris. And he doesn't mind at all.
Six out of ten acts successfully raised the Wall on the first episode of "Rising Star," but the performer with the brightest smile after the ABC show's premiere was none other than the friendly expert, Brad Paisley.