Champion to be named Dec. 17 on NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series
Lady Gaga, Celine Dion, NE-YO and OneRepublic are set to perform in the live two-hour fall-finale telecast of "The Voice," which is set for Tuesday, Dec. 17 (9 p.m.).
Lady Gaga will perform her current single "Do What U Want," from her latest release, "ARTPOP." R. Kelly is originally featured on the song, and he and Lady Gaga shared the stage when she appeared on the Nov. 16 telecast of "Saturday Night Live." Dion will duet with NE-YO on the song "Incredible" from her new album, "Loved Me Back to Life." OneRepublic will perform the song "I Lived" from its recent album, "Native."
Other high-profile performers are set to be announced over the next few days.
An original single by OneRepublic founder Ryan Tedder, who serves as the in-house songwriter-producer on "The Voice," will be written specifically for the new champion and sung at the show's conclusion.
Monday's edition of "The Voice" is the season's No. 1 reality show and No. 4 series overall on the broadcast networks in adults 18-49 with a 5.0 rating, 13 share (rankings exclude sports pre- and post-game show). In total viewers, Monday's "Voice" is averaging 14.8 million persons, an increase versus one year ago (13.6 million) of 8 percent, or 1.2 million persons, while Tuesday's edition is up 14 percent, or more than 1.7 million viewers (14.0 million vs. 12.3 million). "The Voice" has led NBC to adult 18-49 victories among ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX on 10 of 11 Mondays so far this season.