The Voice (U.S. TV series)

  • Carson Daly (since season 1)
  • Christina Milian (since season 2)
  • Alison Haislip ( Season 1 )

The Voice [ də vɔɪs ] (English for "The Voice " ) is an American singing talent show, which is broadcast by the NBC television network since April 2011. It is based on the talent show The Voice concept, which was first implemented in late 2010 in the Netherlands under the title The Voice of Holland. The U.S. edition is produced by Warner Bros. Television.


In the so-called "Blind Auditions" must sing on a stage the candidates. The jury members, the singer or the singer initially only hear but not see them because they're sitting in a swivel chair with his back to the stage. You can vote for a candidate by himself during his presentation to turn to him, to see him. The candidate comes to the next round if he gets at least one of the four jury votes. Among those jury members who have turned around for him, the candidate chooses his coach for the further rounds.

In the "Battle Round" two candidates of the same coaching group sing a song in a duet. Only one of the two candidates is further decision of the respective coaches.

In the live shows, contact the candidates within their coaching groups against each other and are evaluated by both the coaches and by the television viewers. For each group there is shown a finalist. In the final, only to decide the viewers about the victory. Only here meet with representatives of different coaches each other.



First Season (Spring 2011)

The first season of the show was aired from 26 April to 29 June 2011 on television. The winner of the first season was Javier Colon Stitch by Stitch with his song.

Second season (spring 2012)

The premiere of the second season was held on February 5, 2012 after Super Bowl XLVI. The finale was broadcast on May 8, 2012. The winner of the second season was Jermaine Paul with his song I Believe I Can Fly.

Third Season (Fall 2012)

The third season ran between 10 September and 18 December 2012. The winner of the season was Cassadee Pope with their song Cry.

Fourth Season (Spring 2013)

Since Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green again wanted to focus more on her music career, Shakira and Usher were announced as the new judges in September 2012. The fourth season was shown between 25 March and 18 June 2013.

Fifth Season (Fall 2013)

In the fifth season of Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green are back alongside Adam Levine and Blake Shelton on the jury. The broadcast took place on 23 September 2013 to 17 December 2013.

Sixth Season

For the sixth season, which began broadcasting on 24 February 2014 returned alongside Adam Levine and Blake Shelton again Shakira and Usher back as jurors.