Reality Check: Our Picks to Win American Idol and The Voice! Plus: Rants About Selfies, Sickness and the 'Medieval Chromatic Scale'!
The Voice and American Idol conclude their respective seasons this week — which means it’s time for Reality Check‘s “Who Should Win?” speeches, along with a few paranoid conspiracy theories and extremely relevant hashtags (#idolendofdays, anyone?). READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
The Voice Top 5 Results Recap: Are the Right Three Contestants Headed for the Finale?
A week ago Wednesday, we had eight intriguing contestants battling for The Voice‘s Season 6 crown. As of this moment, only three remain.
Did exec producer Mark Burnett hurl the octet into a ThunderDome-style arena — axes and nunchuks at the ready — the crowd chanting “Eight singers enter! Three singers leave!”? Was the dreaded Hantavirus to blame? …READ MORE
The Voice Top 5 Performance Recap: Finals Exam
With only two weeks left in The Voice‘s sixth season, you’d think executive producer Mark Burnett would finally be comfortable letting the five remaining contestants hog the spotlight.
But like the two diggers’ worth of animal dung that Adam Levine dumped onto Blake Shelton’s shiny red pickup truck out in the show’s parking lot tonight, there always seems to be READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL
Reality Check: Who Falls Short of Our Dream Final 2 on American Idol? Plus: The Voice's Top 8 Week Bloodbath -- Why We Hated It
We’re down to the penultimate weeks of American Idol and The Voice – which means the forecast calls for heightened stress, a 70 percent chance of tears and emotional storm warnings.
On this week’s Reality Check, my co-host Melinda Doolittle and I dish the complicated emotions dredged up by … READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
The Voice Results Recap: Chainsaw Massacre!
Somebody on The Voice production team has a twisted sense of humor.
Tonight’s Top 8 results telecast kicked off with Kristen Merlin, Audra McLaughlin, Jake Worthington and Kat Perkins teaming up for a cover of The Band Perry’s “Chainsaw” — an apt pick considering that more than a third of the Season 6 field would be marching to the guillotine by the end of the hour. READ MORE
The Voice Top 8 Performance Recap: This Shtick Is Bananas -- B-A-N-A-N-A-S! [Updated]
A long-term, loving relationship requires honesty — even when it’s uncomfortable or upsetting. And so, as much as The Voice has, essentially, put a ring on it (in terms of my DVR series-recording loyalty), I’m not going to sit here and pretend that Season 6’s Top 8 performance night lived up to the coaches’ unbridled, eye-rolling superlatives — or that Adam Levine’s new hair color is anything other than toxic. READ MORE & VOTE FOR YOUR FAVES IN OUR POLL
Reality Check: Who Deserved Bottom 2 Status on Idol? (Not MVP Jena!) Plus: Why Does The Voice Hate Suspense (But Love the 'Gay Ghetto')?
American Idol‘s Top 5 “results twist” may have been the worst thing to happen to the show since Randy Jackson became the in-house mentor, but the question remains: Who should’ve rounded out the Bottom 2 alongside Sam Woolf? READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
The Voice Top 10 Results Recap: Did the Right Contestants Get Cut This Week?
Kids say the darndest things, as the old expression goes, but so do contestants and coaches on Season 6 of The Voice.
Tonight’s Top 10 results telecast found Bria Kelly declaring her desire to subsist solely on a variety of cheeses, Usher confessing that he likes to cook in his underwear (as if we didn’t already suspect from his torso an aversion to deep-fried foods) and Shakira, in her infinite blurt-iness, sharing this gem: “I can wiggle all the things …READ MORE
It's Official: Gwen Stefani to Coach The Voice Season 7; Christina Aguilera Back for Season 8
It’s official: NBC announced on April 29 that Gwen Stefani will temporarily occupy Christina Aguilera‘s swivel chair on The Voice, joining a Season 7 panel that also includes Pharrell Williams. READ MORE
The Voice Top 10 Performance Recap: Murder by (Adam's Phone) Numbers [Updated]
Yes, The Voice is a singing competition, but it’s also a numbers game: How many votes you get each week. How many iTunes singles you sell. Whether you’re stuck performing first or get the coveted closing slot. And, this week, a new twist, with Blake Shelton sharing rival coach Adam Levine’s cell phone number with his 6.06 million Twitter followers.
Um, YIKES. READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL