The Voice

  1. Steve Nicks Joining 'The Voice' As Adviser

    July 08, 2014 9:48 PM EDT Steve Nicks is joining "The Voice" as an adviser to Adam Levine's team for the upcoming season. Filming is currently underway on the show's seventh season. Nicks, the 66-year-old Fleetwood Mac singer, has been working with Levi ...

  2. 'The Voice' Creator John de Mol Expands TV Production Empire Across Europe

    March 24, 2014 5:47 AM EDT Talpa, the production company run by The Voice creator John de Mol, has set up a group of joint ventures that will see the company produce on location across several major European territories. The new companies include Talpa UK, a joint venture w ...

  3. 'The Voice' Winner Tessanne Chin Signs With ICM Partners

    February 12, 2014 6:55 PM EST "The Voice's" reigning champion Tessanne Chin has signed with ICM Partners. The powerhouse vocalist from Adam Levine's team won season five of NBC’s hit singing competition in December. During the show, she was the only contest ...

  4. Fox Cancels 'The X Factor'

    February 07, 2014 7:24 PM EST Fox has pulled the plug on "The X Factor." The Hollywood Reporter has learned that there will be no fourth season of the singing competition. The writing has been on the wall, given the expensive series' significant ratings declin ...

  5. 'The Voice U.K.' Audience Dips For Episode Two, Remains Ahead of Last Year's Ratings

    January 21, 2014 1:35 AM EST The ratings for the third season of 'The Voice U.K.' on the BBC continue to trend ahead of last year, even though the second episode Saturday night drew a smaller audience than the season opener.  The BBC, which has been looking to bolst ...

  6. 'The Voice U.K.' Third Season Opener Pulls Strong Ratings

    January 14, 2014 5:27 AM EST The third season opener of "The Voice U.K." on Saturday night drew much stronger ratings than the second season debut in some good news for the BBC, which has been looking to bolster the show's performance. The singing competition&# ...

  7. Blake Shelton Scores 15th Country Airplay No. 1

    November 05, 2013 11:21 AM EST In one of the tightest No. 1 battles since Billboard's Country Airplay chart switched from a plays-based to an audience impressions-based methodology almost nine years ago, Blake Shelton's "Mine Would Be You" (4-1) becomes hi ...

  8. Warner Bros.-Owned Producer of 'The Voice UK' Names New CEO

    October 17, 2013 11:22 AM EDT U.K. TV production and distribution firm Shed Media Group, which is majority owned by Warner Bros., said Thursday that it has appointed Leanne Klein as CEO of its Wall to Wall unit. She most recently served as creative director of Wall to Wall, ...

  9. 'The Voice' Producer Talpa Bolsters Int'l Team With Executive Appointments

    August 29, 2013 12:33 AM EDT Dutch producer Talpa, the maker of hit talent format "The Voice," has strengthened its Talpa International division with a number of new appointments. Register today for Billboard's 2013 Film & TV Music conference in Los Angel ...

  10. Danielle Bradbery Crowned Winner of 'The Voice' Season 4

    June 18, 2013 11:15 PM EDT A Texan teenager whose singing experience was limited to performing in her bedroom was crowned the winner of the fourth season of “The Voice” on Tuesday.   Danielle Bradbery, 16, from the Houston suburb of Cypress, Texas, bested two more experie ...

  11. 'The Voice': Shakira Confirms Season 5 Exit, Usher Expected to Follow

    May 15, 2013 9:42 PM EDT "The Voice" could soon be returning to its original panel. Days after news surfaced that Christina Aguilera was in talks to return to the hit NBC series, with Cee Lo Green reportedly hot on her heels, season four coach Shakira confirms ...

  12. Christina Aguilera Could Snag $12 Million for 'Voice' Return

    May 13, 2013 10:01 PM EDT Christina Aguilera is in talks to return to "The Voice," a source close to the singer tells The Hollywood Reporter . A source says Aguilera's payday is likely to be in the vicinity of $12 million. The Mark Burnett-produced NBC si ...

  13. 'The Voice' Towers Over 'Idol' In Its First Week Back On Air

    March 29, 2013 2:01 PM EDT “American Idol” hit a new low in the ratings March 28, pulling in 3.45 million viewers in the 18-49 demographic and only 11 million total viewers. For the first time, NBC's “The Voice” is being watched by more people than “Idol.” While “Ame ...

  14. Q&A: Charlie Walk, Republic's New EVP, on Returning to a Major, Long-Term Strategy

    February 04, 2013 2:40 PM EST One of the first trips Charlie Walk is taking in his new job as executive vice president of Republic Records is to Hollywood to talk soundtracks. The second "Hunger Games" is 10 months away but already deep into planning stages; " ...

  15. Usher, Shakira to Join 'The Voice' for Spring Season

    September 17, 2012 7:30 PM EDT Usher and Shakira will replace Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green for the spring season of NBC's "The Voice." Aguilera said in a statement that it was important for her to take season four off to concentrate on a tour that will fol ...

  16. Cee Lo Green Inks First-Look Deal With NBC, Developing Semi-Autobiographical Scripted Comedy

    September 06, 2012 6:00 PM EDT Cee Lo Green is adding scripted TV to his repertoire. "The Voice" coach has inked a first-look deal with NBC to develop, produce and potentially star in new projects -- scripted and unscripted -- for the network under his newly launched ...

  17. Beto Cuevas Named New Judge on 'La Voz Mexico' Beside Paulina Rubio, Miguel Bose and Jenni Rivera

    July 11, 2012 2:48 PM EDT Beto Cuevas, the former lead singer of the Chilean rock band La Ley, will be joining Spanish crooner Miguel Bose, pop star Paulina Rubio and regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera as the fourth coach on the second season of Mexico's version of ...

  18. Paulina Rubio, Jenni Rivera, Miguel Bose Named For Mexico's 'The Voice'

    June 07, 2012 9:28 AM EDT Mexico's popular version of "The Voice," "La Voz Mexico," is coming back for a second season on the Televisa network, but this year with a new slate of coaches expected to mentor contestants including Spanish crooner Migue ...

  19. 'The Voice' Producers, NBC Greenlight New Singing Competition 'The Winner Is'

    May 29, 2012 4:05 PM EDT The producers of "The Voice" have taken its battle rounds set in a boxing ring and turned it into another singing show for NBC. The network, which airs "The Voice," has given a greenlight to "The Winner Is," a vocal g ...

  20. Jermaine Paul Vs. Javier Colon: 2012's 'The Voice' Winners Not As Chart-tastic as 2011

    May 18, 2012 7:54 AM EDT Six songs performed on the May 7 live-performance season finale of NBC's music reality competition "The Voice" debut in the top 50 of the Hot Digital Songs chart. The splash is less, however, than that made by last year's final ...

  21. Life After The Voice: The Future Plans For The Final Four

    May 09, 2012 1:01 PM EDT "It doesn't really matter who wins these things," said Carson Daly on the Red Carpet following the season two finale of The Voice as he discussed the future careers of the show's top four finalists. "We all know they all d ...

  22. Web Trends: Super Bowl Music Wrap Up

    February 06, 2012 4:39 PM EST Google Trends: 4. madonna half time show -- Madonna performed at the Super Bowl halftime show last night along with Cee-Lo, Nicki Minaj, M.I.A., and LMFAO. 9. mia -- M.I.A. joined Madonna on stage at last night's Super Bowl halftime show; she ...

  23. Kelly Clarkson Set to Perform National Anthem at Super Bowl XLVI

    January 11, 2012 9:56 PM EST All eyes will be on Kelly Clarkson on Feb. 5, when she tackles the National Anthem at Super Bowl XLVI. After Christina Aguilera famously flubbed the lyrics at last year's game, the former "American Idol" winner faces the arduous tas ...

  24. 'The Voice' Nabs Ne-Yo, Robin Thicke, Miranda Lambert, 5 More As Advisers

    January 06, 2012 8:18 PM EST "The Voice" is ramping up for battle. Lionel Richie, Kelly Clarkson, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Jewel, Miranda Lambert, Alanis Morissette, Ne-Yo and Robin Thicke will chime in as advisers during the battle rounds in Season 2 of ...

  25. Backbeat: 'The Voice's' Dia Frampton Steps Into The Great Wide Open

    November 18, 2011 10:50 AM EST Dia Frampton sings alongside her longtime guitarist Carlo Gimenez. Dia Frampton , runner-up on the first season of NBC's "The Voice," performed four songs Thursday for the employees of Reveille Productions, the producer of "The ...

  26. Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton, Cee Lo Green of 'The Voice' Talk New Season, Super Bowl Show

    October 31, 2011 8:30 AM EDT In season two of NBC's "The Voice," the four teams will be expanded to 12 singers per coach, more blind rounds will air and the opening performance following the Super Bowl will be "kick-ass." Or at least that's what ...

  27. Latin Music Gets It's Own 'Voice'

    September 08, 2011 5:40 PM EDT Televisa's 'La Voz' applies 'The Voice' formula to Mexico Months before the Sept. 11 debut of "La Voz Mexico," executives from Mexican TV network Televisa and Universal Music Group were already having meetings ab ...

  28. 'American Idol' Vs. 'The Voice': Who Won the Billboard Chart Battle?

    July 07, 2011 6:12 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 take a look at the numbers logged by both "Idol ...

  29. 'The Voice' Finalists Planning Albums

    June 30, 2011 7:54 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 ...

  30. Javier Colon Wins NBC Singing Competition 'The Voice'

    June 29, 2011 9:43 PM EDT "The Voice" crowned its inaugural winner on Wednesday's final results show. But before it did, the finalists performed duets with some famous guests, including Stevie Nicks and coach Blake Shelton's wife, Miranda Lambert. It wa ...

  31. NBC's 'The Voice' Plans Summer Concert Tour (Without Coaches)

    June 27, 2011 7:27 PM 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, ...

  32. NBC's 'The Voice' to Air After the Super Bowl

    May 31, 2011 7:25 PM EDT NBC will air "The Voice" after the Super Bowl in February. An hourlong episode will air Feb. 5 following the network's telecast of Super Bowl XLVI, Bob Greenblatt, chairman of NBC Entertainment announced Tuesday. "There is no b ...

  33. Cee Lo Green: 'The Voice' Judges Will Be Back for Season Two

    May 19, 2011 5:00 PM EDT Before NBC's hit singing competition "The Voice" kicks off its finals phase and transitions to live broadcasts beginning June 7, Cee Lo Green tells Billboard.com that he and the other judges -- Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton and ...

  34. 'The Voice' Premiere Scores Huge Ratings for NBC

    April 27, 2011 12:12 PM EDT "The Voice" kicked off on a high note Tuesday night. The Mark Burnett-produced singing competition improved NBC's season average in the time period by 89 percent. With a 5.1 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 11.8 million viewers o ...

  35. Christina Aguilera to Join Twitter for 'The Voice'

    March 15, 2011 8:50 PM EDT Christina Aguilera says she will finally start tweeting. Having famously avoided typing her thoughts in 140-character bits, Aguilera said Tuesday while promoting NBC's "The Voice" that she "will join Twitter in honor of the sho ...

  36. Blake Shelton Joins NBC's 'The Voice' As Judge

    March 07, 2011 4:00 PM EST Country singer Blake Shelton has been cast as the fourth judge and coach on NBC's singing competition show "The Voice." Shelton will be on a weekly panel with Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green and Adam Levine. Shelton is among countr ...

  37. Christina Aguilera To Be Third Coach On NBC's 'The Voice'

    March 02, 2011 2:49 PM EST Christina Aguilera performs at the Super Bowl pregame show, February 6, 2011 (Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic) Christina Aguilera will be the third coach on NBC's new singing competition series "The Voice," joining Cee Lo Green and Maroon 5& ...

  38. Cee Lo Green, Maroon 5's Adam Levine Join NBC's 'The Voice'

    February 28, 2011 5:14 PM EST It's official: Cee Lo Green and Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine have joined NBC's new musical competition series, "The Voice," from Mark Burnett. The musicians will act as two of the four coaches on the show, which launches wi ...

  39. Carson Daly to Host NBC's 'The Voice'

    February 01, 2011 4:12 PM EST Carson Daly has signed on to host NBC's upcoming talent competition series "The Voice," which is set to premiere this spring. Modeled after Holland's top-rated "The Voice of Holland," the U.S. version will showcase fo ...

  40. Universal Partners With 'American Idol' Rival 'The Voice Of...'

    January 19, 2011 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group has signed a recording and services deal with the producers of a new television singing competition "The Voice Of ...," which launches in the United States this spring to rival the popular "American Idol" ...

  41. NBC, Mark Burnett to Launch 'Idol' Rival

    December 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST NBC is teaming with Mark Burnett and John de Mol to launch a new singing competition program that takes aim at Fox's American Idol and its upcoming series The X Factor. The broadcaster has acquired the rights to The Voice of Holland, a format ...

  42. 'SNL' Gaffe Exposes Ashlee Simpson's Lip Sync

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Singer walks off stage on live TV. A little clandestine vocal help employed by Ashlee Simpson may have been exposed over the weekend when a "Saturday Night Live" audience heard her voice -- singing the wrong song -- while she held a micr ...

  43. Uni Hong Kong Signs Singer Dao Lang

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Hong Kong has signed popular Chinese folk-pop singer Dao Lang to a five-year contract as a recording artist and producer. Universal Music Hong Kong has signed popular Chinese folk-pop singer Dao Lang to a five-year contract as a re ...