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"THE BATTLES, WEEK 3"
03/19/2012 (08:00PM - 10:00PM) (Monday) : THE BATTLES CONTINUE - THE COACHES ENLIST MUSIC LEGEND LIONEL RICHIE AND MULTI-PLATINUM ARTISTS KELLY CLARKSON, KENNY "BABYFACE" EDMONDS, JEWEL, MIRANDA LAMBERT, ALANIS MORISSETTE, NE-YO AND ROBIN THICKE TO LEND THEIR EXPERTISE - The "battle rounds" continue and the coaches enlist the help of music industry professionals to offer their knowledge and skill as advisers. Christina Aguilera teams up with Jewel and Lionel Richie, Adam Levine with Alanis Morissette and Robin Thicke, Cee Lo Green with Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds and Ne-Yo, and Blake Shelton with Kelly Clarkson and Miranda Lambert. In this phase the coaches pit two of their own team members against each other in a dueling duet. After the vocal face-off, each coach must choose which vocalist from their team is the strongest and advance them to the live shows. Carson Daly ("Last Call with Carson Daly") hosts. Christina Milian ("Be Cool") serves as Social Media Correspondent.
ADDITIONAL NOTES: renewed through the 2013-14 season (the show's fifth) on 9/25/12
DESCRIPTION: (from NBC's press release, March 2013) NBC's "The Voice" will feature a pair of two-hour Tuesday broadcasts (8-10 p.m. ET) on both April 30 and May 7 that will showcase the exciting Knockout rounds on April 30 and spotlight the crucial live Playoffs episode on the May 7 broadcast. "The Voice" then will follow with a dramatic live Wednesday-night edition on May 8 (8-9 p.m. ET) where the final Top 12 artists will be revealed. The hit vocal competition series will climax with its eventful live season finale on Tuesday, June 18 (9-11 p.m. ET). "The Voice" returns on Monday, March 25 (8-10 p.m. ET) with the strongest vocalists from across the country invited to compete in the blockbuster vocal competition show's fourth season. Celebrity musician coaches Adam Levine and Blake Shelton return along with new coaches, Usher and Shakira, while Carson Daly continues to serve as host and Christina Milian as social media correspondent. The show's innovative format features four stages of competition: the first begins with the blind auditions, then the battle rounds, the knockouts and finally, the live performance shows.