Friday, 27 January 2017

Olympic long jumper Jazmin Sawyers auditions on The Voice

Given that they haven’t usually clinched a record deal yet, talent show entrants tend to have a day job – but not many can claim they have competed at the Olympic Games.

Enter The Voice UK contestant Jazmin Sawyers, 22, who revealed on Saturday night’s show that she had represented Team GB at Rio 2016, placing a creditable eighth in the women’s long jump.

“I was annoyed at the time because I wanted more,” said Jazmin. “But eighth in the Olympics was a good result so for now I’ll take it.”

In her younger years, Jazmin has also competed in the high jump and heptathlon – often vying with fellow Rio star Katarina Johnson-Thompson – and even in the bobsleigh at the Youth Winter Olympics.

http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2017-01-21/olympic-long-jumper-jazmin-sawyers-auditions-on-the-voice

Olympic long jumper Jazmin Sawyers auditions on The VoiceOlympic long jumper Jazmin Sawyers auditions on The Voice

Thursday, 12 January 2017

'The Voice' crowns a Season 11 champ

At the end of Tuesday's two-hour Season 11 finale, host Carson Daly announced that Head, a 37-year-old country singer from Houston, had triumphed. Billy Gilman, 28, of Richmond, R.I., who stood on stage with Head awaiting the verdict, was the runner-up.

Wé McDonald, 17, who hails from New York's Harlem neighborhood, finished third and Josh Gallagher, a 26-year-old from Johnstown, Pa., finished fourth.

An emotional Head, who exchanged hugs with Gilman and his coach, Blake Shelton, then performed his original song, Darlin' Don't Go, starting slowly after sharing a long hug with family members.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/tv/2016/12/13/voice-crowns-season-11-champ/95389922/

'Voice' finalist Sundance Head sings with coach Blake

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Let It Shine beats The Voice UK in weekend ratings

BBC One's new show Let It Shine narrowly beat ITV's The Voice UK on Saturday night, attracting an average of 6.3 million viewers.
The Voice UK drew an average of 5.9 million. The shows overlapped by half an hour, with Let It Shine starting an hour earlier at 19:00 GMT.
The Voice UK moved from the BBC to ITV after the last series. Both shows peaked with 6.9 million viewers.
Let It Shine aims to find cast members for a new Take That musical.
The Voice UK saw the return of Sir Tom Jones, who was dropped by the BBC from its version of the show in 2015.
He was joined by fellow coaches will.i.am, Jennifer Hudson and Gavin Rossdale as they listened to contestants hoping to win a record contract.
Audience decline
The Let It Shine judges, alongside Barlow, are Dannii Minogue and Martin Kemp.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-38553737

Gary Barlow and Tom Jones

Sunday, 8 January 2017

The Voice 2017 judges: Meet the coaches on The Voice UK on ITV

The search for a new vocal superstar begins on The Voice UK 2017 tonight but who are the coaches on ITV?


The Voice 2017 starts tonight on its new home for its sixth series after five years on the BBC.

Who are The Voice UK coaches?
As The Voice UK launches on ITV in 2017. Global music legends will.i.am, Jennifer Hudson, Sir Tom Jones and Gavin Rossdale embark on their quest to uncover the best vocal talent that Britain has to offer, with this year’s winner scooping a life changing record contract with Polydor Records.

http://www.tellymix.co.uk/reality-tv/the-voice/296528-voice-2017-judges-meet-coaches-voice-uk-itv.html

The Voice UK 2017 coaches judges

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Monday, 2 January 2017

the voice usa 2017 auditions

The Voice is a three time Emmy Award winning, #1 series on NBC, featuring the nation’s best artists and four of the biggest names in music as coaches.
We are searching for solo artists and duos that perform all types of music: pop, rock, R&B, hip-hop, alternative, latin, country, blues, indie.

We will be hitting the road, traveling across the country this winter and looking for the strongest vocalists to compete in the blockbuster vocal competition show! We want to know your story and why you are The Voice.

To audition you must be legally present in the United States, be 13 years of age or older, and meet all other eligibility requirements.

http://www.nbcthevoice.com/index


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