March 03, 2011 01:32 PM by Christine McDow
The Voice is coming to NBC on April 26 and slowly it has been leaked who the musical coaches are for the singers and the host. The latest announcement involves Christina Aguilera and what her roll will be on the show. Keep reading to find out more!
Five-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and actress Christina Aguilera (“Back to Basics,” “Burlesque”) has been named as a musician coach on NBC’s new musical competition series “The Voice,” premiering on Tuesday, April 26 (9-11 p.m. ET). Aguilera joins previously announced musician coaches Cee Lo Green and Adam Levine. The announcement was made by Paul Telegdy, Executive Vice President, Alternative Programming, NBC and Universal Media Studios.
“Christina has a once in a generation talent — her voice is phenomenally distinctive and instantly recognizable,” said Telegdy. “Her journey as an artist, who started so young in the music business, will be an inspiration to the talent she coaches on the show.”
“I am so excited to be part of such a wonderful project that celebrates music and the talent behind it,” said Aguilera. “To be given the opportunity to help shape new artists’ careers and mentor them to see their dreams come to fruition is a task I welcome with open arms.I am so happy to be working with fellow Grammy Award winners Adam and Cee Lo as I feel there is so much we can all bring to ‘The Voice.’”
“When I decided to produce ‘The Voice’, I immediately knew that my first choice for a female coach had to be Christina Aguilera,” said executive producer Mark Burnett. “Christina has a perfect voice and is an undeniable force in the music business. She is the epitome of ‘The Voice’.”
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