NBC'S "THE VOICE" WILL SHOWCASE EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE OF NEW SONG FROM MUSICIAN COACHES ADAM LEVINE AND CHRISTINA AGUILERA ON LIVE SHOW JUNE 21
Levine's Maroon 5 Debuts New Song "Moves Like Jagger" -- Featuring Aguilera - Available Exclusively on iTunes Following NBC Broadcast
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - June 15, 2011 -- Adam Levine and Christina Aguilera - two of the musician coaches on NBC's hit series "The Voice" -- will give an exclusive world premiere performance of their collaboration on the new song "Moves Like Jagger" live on the show Tuesday, June 21 (9-11 p.m. ET). The studio version of the song, which was recorded by Levine's Maroon 5 and features Aguilera, will be available to purchase on the iTunes store (www.itunes.com) following the broadcast.
Said Levine: "The guys and I recorded this track in L.A. last month and it was great getting to work with Christina on it as well. We are excited to perform it for our fans on 'The Voice' and on the road this summer."
"Collaborating with Adam and Maroon 5 on this great song was a wonderful opportunity and I am looking forward to performing with them live on 'The Voice,'" said Aguilera.
"Moves Like Jagger" is a quintessential Maroon 5 power pop hit with an upbeat, funky tune and catchy lyrics. In addition to their new song, Maroon 5 is co-headlining a summer North American tour with Train. Kicking off July 22 in Chula Vista, Calif., the 40-plus-city outing will feature an evening of music that will include over 20 charted hit songs from the two bands that have sold over 22 million records worldwide.
Gavin DeGraw is confirmed as the opening act on the tour's first leg with Matt Nathanson set to join the outing as the show opener on the second leg starting August 28. Special fan packages will also be offered by both bands via their websites. Tickets are on sale now and for more information, please go to http://www.Maroon5.com.
"The Voice" showcases musician coaches Aguilera, Levine, Cee Lo Green and Blake Shelton. "The Voice" is an innovative vocal competition series modeled after Holland's top-rated vocal talent discovery show, "The Voice of Holland." The series is hosted by Carson Daly and features the musician coaches working through the various phases of the competition with only the most talented vocalists. The show's second season will air mid-season Mondays, 8-10 p.m. (ET).
In an unprecedented move, fans of NBC's new hit series "The Voice" will be able to vote for their favorite artists by purchasing their songs on iTunes when the voting begins immediately following each live show.
In addition, "The Voice" continues to push the boundaries between broadcast and online by bringing social media conversations to the on-air show. Bridging the gap between on-air and online is V-Correspondent Alison Haislip ("Attack of the Show!"), who makes regular appearances during the live broadcasts. Haislip engages fans and connects them to artists and coaches from the V-Room via Facebook, Twitter, NBC.com and NBC Live. In the live shows, fans who use #TheVoice or tweet the to the show, coaches or artists' official handles may see their tweets appear in the lower third of the screen during V-Room cutaways during the live show.
The V-Room have screens monitoring Facebook, Twitter and NBC.com feeds. Haislip responds and interacts with viewers in real time from the V-Room. Before and after each artist performs, Haislip and the artists monitor these screens and their devices to get fan feedback and to engage with the viewers. The show checks in with the V-Room throughout the broadcast, but the online interaction is continuous.
For a period following each episode, eligible voters have four ways to vote for that night's artists/contestants on "The Voice": through toll-free phone calls, through online votes via NBC.com and the NBC Live online and iPad companion viewing app, and purchasing songs on iTunes. Votes are limited to 10 times via toll-free phone call per artist per originating phone number; up to 10 times through NBC.com or the NBC Live app per artist per e-mail address; and up to 10 times per artist per iTunes account, by purchasing the contestant's then-eligible song through iTunes (up to a maximum of 10 copies).
"The Voice" is a presentation of Mark Burnett's One Three Inc., Talpa Content USA, Inc. and Warner Horizon Television. The series is created by John de Mol, who executive-produces along with Burnett, Audrey Morrissey and Stijn Bakkers.
For contestant blogs, embeddable clips and full episodes of "The Voice" please visit NBC.com's official show site: http://www.nbc.com/TheVoice.