Rod Stewart, CeeLo Green, Lady Antebellum, Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams, T.I. to perform live on 'The Voice'by jmaloni
Singers will appear on episodes slated for May 8 and May 14 as more musical firepower arrives for NBC's hit competition series
Music superstars Rod Stewart, CeeLo Green, Lady Antebellum, Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I. will perform live on upcoming episodes of NBC's "The Voice."
Stewart and Green will take to the stage in the Wednesday, May 8, episode (8 p.m.). Lady Antebellum, as well as Thicke with Williams and TI will perform on the Tuesday, May 14 program (9 p.m.).
Green was a highly popular coach on the first three seasons of "The Voice." Both Williams and Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum have previous connections to "The Voice" as well. Williams was the adviser to Team Usher while Scott served as adviser to Team Adam during the "Battle Rounds" of the current season. Thicke also has experience as an adviser for "The Voice," as he offered his expertise to contestants in season two.
Stewart will perform a song from his upcoming album, which is being released May 7 on Capitol Records and is his first album of new material in almost 20 years.
"The Voice's" own Green, who recently wrapped his stint performing in "Loberace" at the Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, will perform "Only You" off his forthcoming new solo album "Girl Power," slated for a late 2013 release.
Seven-time Grammy-winning country trio Lady Antebellum is set to perform "Goodbye Town" from their new album "Golden," which will be released May 7.
Thicke, with Williams and T.I., collaborated on Thicke's latest single, "Blurred Lines." Since its release March 20, the hit single has become a viral sensation racking up more than 8 million views on YouTube and VEVO.com.
Grammy-winning Williams' current single "Get Lucky" with Daft Punk is No. 1 in 44 countries.
Rapper, producer, actor and author T.I. recently released his eighth studio album, "Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head," which has been certified gold.
Season to date, the Monday edition of "The Voice" is averaging a 5.2 rating, 13 share in adults 18-49 and 14.2 million viewers overall, making it the No. 3 primetime series on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49, as well as the No. 2 entertainment series and the No. 1 reality series, according to "most current" results from Nielsen Media Research.
The Tuesday editions is averaging a 4.7/14 in 18-49 and 13.4 million viewers overall. For the week of April 15-21, the Monday and Tuesday telecasts of "The Voice" for the first time grabbed the No. 1 and No. 2 rankings among primetime series on those networks in both adults 18-49 and total viewers, and also took the top two spots for the week among adults 18-34, adults 25-54, kids 2-11 and teens 12-17.
Fans can visit NBC.com's official show site: http://www.nbc.com/TheVoice.