PHARRELL WILLIAMS, SNOOP DOGG, WALK THE MOON AND NATE RUESS TO PERFORM LIVE ON NBC'S "THE VOICE"
Monday, May 11 Telecast (8-10 P.M.) to Feature fun. Frontman Ruess While Tuesday, May 12 Show (8-9 P.M.) Includes Walk The Moon and One-of-a-Kind Performance That Brings "Voice" Coach Williams and Hip Hop Legend Snoop Dogg Together
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - May 8, 2015 - Coach and seven-time Grammy Award winner Pharrell Williams, multiplatinum artist Snoop Dogg, indie pop band Walk The Moon and Nate Ruess, frontman for the popular band fun., will all perform next week on NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice."
On Monday, May 11, Ruess will perform "Nothing Without Love" from his upcoming album "Grand Romantic," out June 16. Ruess earned two Grammy wins for the 2012 album "Some Nights," including Best New Artist and Song of the Year for the seven-time platinum single "We Are Young." The following year, Ruess earned an additional Grammy nomination for "Just Give Me a Reason," his writing and performance collaboration with P!nk. Recently, Ruess collaborated with Eminem on his song "Headlights" and with Ellie Goulding.
Snoop Dogg and Williams are set to perform, for the first time ever, the new single "California Roll" on the same day (Tuesday, May 12) Snoop Dogg's new Williams-produced album, "Bush," is released on Columbia Records. The album is available as a pre-release stream on iTunes radio and fans who pre-order will receive "California Roll" as an instant grat track, as well as other "Bush" kick-off hits "Peaches N Cream" and "So Many Pros."
A hip-hop legend, Snoop Dogg is a multiplatinum artist, actor and entertainment icon who has sold more than 30 million albums and received multiple Grammy nominations. Since 1993, he has released 12 albums and collaborated with artists across all genres of music. He set records with his seminal album "Doggystyle," which debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart and sold more than 800,000 copies in the first week. Throughout his career, Snoop's produced chart-topping hits, including "Gin & Juice," "Who Am I? (What's My Name?)," "Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang," "Next Episode," "Beautiful," "Drop It Like It's Hot," "Signs," "Sensual Seduction" and "I Wanna Rock." Most recently, under the moniker Snoopzilla, he released his album "7 Days of Funk," a collaboration with Dam-Funk, in 2013 on Stones Throw Records.
Williams, who has sold more than 100 million albums, has won 10 Grammy Awards. He also received a 2014 Academy Award nomination for his original song "Happy," featured in the animated film "Despicable Me 2." "Happy" remained atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 10 consecutive weeks and peaked at #1 on iTunes in 103 markets worldwide. Debuting at #2 on the Billboard 200 chart, Williams' latest album, "Girl," was released in March 2014 to rave reviews.
Walk The Moon will perform their #1 certified platinum hit "Shut Up and Dance" from their recently released sophomore album, "Talking Is Hard." Not long after its release "Shut Up and Dance" reached #1 at alternative rock radio and has now crossed over into the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. The song has reached the top 5 on the iTunes Top Songs Chart, Billboard Digital Songs and Digital Tracks Charts, has been streamed more than 88 million times globally and is in the top 10 on the Spotify U.S. chart. Walk The Moon, known for their explosive live shows, consists of Nicholas Petricca (lead singer, songwriter and keyboard player), Eli Maiman (guitar, vocals), Kevin Ray (bass, vocals) and Sean Waugaman (drums, vocals), all hailing from Ohio. The band has been on the road for the past few months on the almost entirely sold out headlining "Talking Is Hard Tour." "They're taking over the world - one show at a time," raved Parade and "A polished and highly energetic sold-out show," exclaimed the Village Voice about their recent sold out Terminal 5 show in New York.
"The Voice" is averaging a 4.0 rating, 12 share in adults 18-49 and 14.0 million viewers overall so far this season with its regular Monday and Tuesday editions in "most current" results from Nielsen Media Research. "The Voice" is both the #1 Monday series and the #1 Tuesday series on the Big 4 networks this season in adults 18-49.
"The Voice" is a presentation of United Artists Media Group (an MGM company), Talpa Media USA Inc. and Warner Horizon Television. The series was created by John de Mol, who serves as executive producer along with Mark Burnett, Audrey Morrissey, Marc Jansen and Lee Metzger.
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