The Voice Exclusive: Adam Levine Talks 'Battle Rounds' Adviser Hillary Scott

Adam Levine has repeatedly (and amusingly) expressed his desire to defeat his pal and fellow Voice coach Blake Shelton with a country artist this season, so you’d think that might be an explanation for his choice of Lady Antebellum singer Hillary Scott as his Battle Rounds adviser this season.

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Turns out, though, that’s hardly the reason. In the following exclusive video, the Maroon 5 frontman explains how and why he chose the Nasville diva to help him separate the contenders from the pretenders — and maximize their performances during a stressful period of the competition.

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