'The Voice' Season 9 to Premiere This September
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The Voice will return for a 9th season with Adam, Pharrell, Blake, and Gwen in September
NBC's #1 hit television show is returning for the ninth time in September and yes, Adam is part of it.
Earlier today (Wed, June 10), NBC and Universal City announced the ninth season of NBC's The Voice will be returning this September with coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Pharrell Williams, and Gwen Stefani. This will be Adam and Blake's 9th season, Pharrell's 3rd season, and Gwen's 2nd season serving as coaches on the show. Blind auditions for the 9th season of the Emmy Award-winning TV show will begin in late June and will air in early September on NBC.
September 21, 2015 at 8:00p/7:00p CPT on NBC
Here's the official statement from Universal City:
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — June 10, 2015 —Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams have been announced as the season nine coaches and Carson Daly as host for NBC’s Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice.”
The ninth season will begin in September.
“With such an astounding group of coaches at the peak of their musical ingenuity and Carson returning as our host, we are thrilled for what season nine will bring,” said Paul Telegdy, President, Alternative and Late Night Programming, NBC Entertainment. “The expertise and camaraderie of this panel will provide an immeasurable experience for the artists and must-see entertainment for all who are watching.”
Levine and Shelton have been “Voice” coaches since the series inception in 2011. Season nine will mark the third season for Williams and the second for Stefani.
As the frontman of Grammy Award-winning recording artist Maroon 5, Adam Levine has left an indelible mark on popular music. The primary songwriter for the band and a guitar player, Levine’s talents give Maroon 5 its signature sound. His heartfelt ballads and pop anthems have become part of the fabric of today’s pop music scene. Maroon 5’s current album, “V,” debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart and features the hit singles “Maps,” “Animals” and “Sugar,” all of which hit #1 on the Top 40 chart. The band recently world premiered its new single, “This Summer’s Gonna Hurt Like a Motherf***er” on “The Voice” in May. Maroon 5 just wrapped a sold out 30-city North American arena tour in April and is currently on the European leg of their world tour. In addition to his work with Maroon 5, Levine co-starred in the Weinstein Co. film “Begin Again” and the track from the movie, “Lost Stars,” performed by Levine, received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song. The track is featured on the soundtrack to “Begin Again,” which also happens to be the first release for 222 Records, Levine’s label in partnership with Interscope.