Those outfits! Those wigs! Those ... pets?! There are plenty of reasons why CeeLo Green (and Purrfect the cat, and Lady the bird) are irreplaceable on The Voice. But, like it or not, NBC will soon have to start searching for the next music superstar to fill Green's big red chair this coming fall on the heels of his exit from the highly rated singing competition.
CeeLo Green not returning to The Voice
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CeeLo Green has turned his chair for the last time: The Voice coach won't be returning to the hit series, he announced on Wednesday's episode of Ellen.
"I'm going to continue my relationship with NBC. I have a television show development deal with them as well and hopefully some other talk show opportunities for later in the year," the singer toldEllen DeGeneres. "But yeah, I'm going to miss The Voice, too. I'm not coming back, guys."
Usher, Blake Shelton
They may call him "Break It Down Blake" back in Oklahoma, but on the set of The Voice, Usher has much harsher words for Blake Shelton's dancing skills.
"I don't think that...
Her blind audition on The Voice got all four judges to press their buttons. She had not one, but two performances from the show reach the No. 1 spot on the iTunes singles chart during the season. But Season 5 winner Tessanne Chin says she still didn't see her victory coming.
"At the end of it, I was just like, 'Let it be.' We've all done all that we can," Chin told TVGuide.com after Tuesday's results show. "As you can tell, I was very, very shocked."
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The 28-year-old Jamaican native was named the victor of Season 5 thanks in small part to her emotional, and subsequently memorable, renditions of "Bridge Over Troubled Water" and "I Have Nothing." "She consistently brought it performance after performance and she emotionally connected with America," executive producer Mark Burnett said. "I think she's really connected her heart with the viewers. The Voice is a very uplifting show and I think she's a very uplifting person."
The Voice will crown its Season 5 winner on Tuesday evening, but the hit singing competition is already looking ahead to next season.
Season 6 of the series, featuring the return of judges Usher and Shakira, will kick off with a...
Adam Levine, CeeLo Green, Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera
"Reunited and it feels so good." That's how NBC has been touting the return of original Voice coaches Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green, who reclaim their red chairs this fall after stepping down for Season 4. But after their replacements Usher and Shakira received such warm receptions from...
Kelly Rowland, Paulina Rubio
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The X Factor premiered its third season Wednesday night with two new faces at the judges' table: former Destiny's Child member Kelly Rowland and Latin superstar Paulina Rubio. How do they mesh ...?
Shakira, Antonio de La Rua
A Geneva judge has denied Shakira's ex-boyfriend, Antonio de La Rua, from having access to one of her bank accounts, The Associated Press reports.
According to de La Rua, he and Shakira made an oral agreement to continue their work relationship after their breakup in 2011 and that he remain one of Shakira's business advisers.
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Last month, the judge ruled that de la Rua didn't have sufficient evidence to prove the aforementioned agreement and that Shakira is the sole owner of the account.
TV executives must have been happy to put a fork in the 2012-13 season. Ratings dropped across the board for broadcast networks due to fading reality franchises and the failure to launch any major new scripted hits. Cable also slumped, with audience levels flat compared with the previous season. And with the number of viewers who time-shift growing, the path to success is more treacherous than ever. Here are the shows that navigated the bumps — and the ones that became ratings road kill.
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The original team is getting back together.
Original Voice coaches Christina Aguilera and CeeLo Green are officially returning for the fall cycle of...