NBC's 'The Voice': It's not 'American Idol,' but hear them out

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NBC and "Survivor" creator, Mark Burnett, hope to steal your attention from FOX's "American Idol" and "The X Factor" with its singing competition, "The Voice," premiering on April 26."The format of this show is much different than any other show," its host Carson Daly says. "There's blind auditions in the beginning... There's the mentoring battle round, and then there's the live [rounds]. So the format itself of the show is very different."The blind round: Based on the original show of the same name in Holland, which beat that country's "American Idol" and "X Factor" in the ratings, the show's blind auditions have the coaches (pop diva Christina Aguilera, Maroon 5's Adam Levine, funk singer Cee Lo Green, and country artist Blake Shelton) pick their teams, but there's a twist when more than one coach wants the same singer."They are judging solely on what they hear," says Burnett. "Does that voice move them as artists? And...


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