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"THE PLAYOFFS CONTINUE"
04/14/2014 (08:00PM - 10:01PM) (Monday) : THE PLAYOFFS CONTINUE - "THE VOICE" TOP 20 ARTISTS PERFORM - The top 20 artists perform in front of coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Shakira and Usher. Artists will perform and the coaches will eliminate two artists from their respective teams. The remaining performers will move on to the final phase of the competition, the Live Shows, as part of the Top 12. Carson Daly ("Last Call with Carson Daly") hosts.
ADDITIONAL NOTES: renewed through the 2015-16 season (the show's ninth) on 5/10/15
DESCRIPTION: (from NBC's press release, December 2013) NBC has announced that the Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice" will launch its sixth season with the return of coaches Shakira, Usher, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton in a special two-night premiere: Monday, Feb. 24 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT) and Tuesday, Feb. 25 (8-9 p.m.). Reprising her role as a coach in season four, Shakira returns to share her expertise. Over the course of her career, Colombian singer-songwriter and Grammy winner Shakira has sold close to 60 million albums worldwide and has won numerous awards, including two Grammys, nine Latin Grammys, four World Music Awards, three American Music Awards and five Billboard Music Awards. Her collaborations with such stars as Beyonce and Alejandro Sanz have helped grow her audience and she is the only artist from South America to have a #1 song in the U.S. Currently working on a new album, Shakira has had four of the 20 top-selling hits of the last decade, more than any other artist. Tops on the list is 2006's "Hips Don't Lie," the biggest-selling single of the 21st century that reached the #1 spot in an astonishing 55 countries.