Gwen Stefani Joins The Voice

No Doubt singer Gwen Stefani has officially joined season seven of NBC’s The Voice.

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Stefani is replacing Christina Aguilera, who is on maternity leave.

Stefani posted a simple photo of her hand holding a mic on her Instagram page, throwing up the “V” symbol for The Voice and captioning the pic: “It’s true! @nbcthevoice.”

NBC also officially announced the singer’s position in a press release, noting that Adam Levine and Blake Shelton will return alongside the previously announced Pharrell Williams. Continue reading

WATCH: The Voice GOES SILENT After Microphone Fails LIVE

Country crooner Kristen Merlin had “The Voice” viewers in the palm of her hand, that is until her microphone failed on live TV.

Watch the video of her performance below.

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“I was right there, side stage,” host Carson Daly told TODAY, “and we were all looking at the monitor like, ‘Is it out?’ Sometimes it can go out in the house, but it doesn’t mean it’s out in TV land. By the time I got my mic to take to her, the song was (almost) over.” source

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Nun Got Chops

A 25-year-old Sicilian nun showed off her singing skills on Wednesday’s episode of “The Voice of Italy,” delighting audience members and spinning the judge’s chairs. Yes the judges spin their chairs in Italy too..

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Sister Cristina Scuccia took the stage in her habit and belted out a strong rendition of Alicia Keys’ hit “No One.” And as if her voice weren’t enough, the hopeful even rocked out to the tune with some dance moves. The delighted studio audience gave her a standing ovation, and Sister Cristina earned a four-chair turn while her fellow nuns cheered her from backstage. source

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