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Season 13 coach Jennifer Hudson added as performer on season finale of 'The Voice'


Tue, May 23rd 2017 09:45 am
Former 'Voice' coach Usher will also collaborate with top 4 artist & joins performers Miley Cyrus, Chris Stapleton, Zedd, Alessia Cara on Tuesday telecast
Grammy Award winner and Academy Award-winning actress, platinum recording artist and upcoming season 13 coach Jennifer Hudson has been added as a performer on tonight's star-studded season finale (9-11 p.m. ET/PT) of NBC's three-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice." 
One of the four finalists - Chris Blue from Team Alicia, Lauren Duski from Team Blake, Jesse Larson from Team Adam and Aliyah Moulden from Team Blake - will be crowned the winner of "The Voice."
Hudson will perform her new single, "Remember Me," which she co-wrote with hit songwriter Jamie Hartman ("Human"). 
Additionally, former "Voice" coach Usher will perform a special musical collaboration with top four artist Chris Blue from Team Alicia. Usher and Blue will perform "Everybody Hurts." Coach Gwen Stefani will also reunite with team member and semifinalist Hunter Plake to perform No Doubt's classic "Don't Speak."
Hudson and Usher join a list of top musicians who will perform on Tuesday night's finale. Previously announced artists include season 13 coach Miley Cyrus, who will perform her new single, "Malibu," as well as country artist Chris Stapleton, who will perform his ballad "Either Way." Zedd and Alessia Cara will perform their hit single, "Stay."
In addition to Usher and Blue, this season's Top 10 artists will perform with musicians across genres. Former "Voice" coach CeeLo Green will perform "Shining Star" with Jesse Larson; Little Big Town will perform "Better Man" with Lauren Duski; Puerto Rican international superstars Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee will perform their No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 single "Despacito" with Mark Isaiah; Gladys Knight will perform "You're the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me" and "If I Were Your Woman" with Vanessa Ferguson and TSoul; and Rascal Flatts will perform "Yours If You Want It" with Brennley Brown.
The current cycle of "The Voice" is averaging a combined 3.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 12.9 million viewers overall on Monday and Tuesday nights in "live plus seven day" averages from Nielsen Media Research, keeping NBC the consistent No. 1 network on both nights. So far this cycle, both editions have ranked in broadcast television's "live plus same day" weekly top 10 in adults 18-49 and total viewers each week the show has aired. 
Fans can visit NBC.com's official show site, http://www.nbc.com/TheVoice, and follow the show on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/NBCTheVoice and on Twitter at @NBCTheVoice and #TheVoice. 

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