Adam Noah Levine (born March 18, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and actor. He is the lead vocalist for the Los Angeles pop rock band Maroon 5.
Christina María Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born in Staten Island, New York and raised in Rochester and Wexford, Pennsylvania, she appeared on the television series Star Search and The Mickey Mouse Club in her early years. After recording "Reflection", the theme for Disney's 1998 film Mulan, Aguilera signed with RCA Records and rose to prominence with her 1999 teen pop self-titled debut album. The album debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 and spawned the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Genie in a Bottle", "What a Girl Wants", and "Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You)". A year later, she released her first Spanish-language album Mi Reflejo, which sold over three million copies worldwide, and the holiday album My Kind of Christmas. Displeased with her lack of input in her image and music, Aguilera assumed creative control for her fourth studio album, Stripped (2002), which draws influences from a variety of genres including soul, hip hop, Latin, and rock. The album spawned the top-ten singles "Dirrty" and "Beautiful", and earned a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Beautiful".
Blake Tollison Shelton (born June 18, 1976) is an American country music singer and television personality. In 2001, he made his debut with the single "Austin". The lead-off single from his self-titled debut album, "Austin" spent five weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. The gold-certified debut album also produced two more Top 20 hits ("All Over Me" and "Ol' Red"). Although the album was released on Giant Records Nashville, he was transferred to Warner Bros. Records Nashville after Giant closed in late 2001.
Thomas DeCarlo Callaway (born May 30, 1974), better known by his stage name CeeLo Green (sometimes rendered as Cee Lo Green or Cee-Lo Green), is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer, actor, and businessman.
Carson Jones Daly (born June 22, 1973) is an American television host, radio personality, producer and television personality. Prior to 2002, Daly was a VJ on MTV's Total Request Live, and a DJ for the Southern California-based radio station 106.7 KROQ-FM. In 2002, Daly joined NBC, where he began hosting and producing the late night talk show Last Call with Carson Daly, and occasionally hosting special event programming for NBC, such as the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show and executive producing New Year's Eve with Carson Daly from Times Square beginning in 2003. In 2011, Daly began working for NBC, hosting its reality music competition The Voice. In 2013, Daly joined NBC's morning show Today as a social media correspondent.
Raquel Castro (born November 17, 1994) is an American teen actress and singer-songwriter. She is best known for her role in the 2004 film Jersey Girl as Gertie Trinké, the daughter of Ollie Trinké (Ben Affleck) and Gertrude Steiney (Jennifer Lopez), the role for which Castro won the Young Artist Award for the Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actress Age Ten or Younger. She was a contestant in the American version of The Voice.
Meg & Dia was an American rock band formed in 2004. It was founded by sisters Meg and Dia Frampton before becoming a five-piece act (renamed Cowards Courage and released the CD "Straight out of a story book") with additional members Eddie Friends, Ryan Hardy, Jon Cash and Alex Kruse. With the departure of the additional 4, Meg & Dia hastily reverted to their root name with additional members Nicholas Price, Jonathan Snyder (formerly of Madison) and Carlo Gimenez.
Franchell "Frenchie" Davis (born May 7, 1979) is an American Broadway performer and a soul, dance/electronica, and pop singer. She first came to public attention in 2003 as a contestant on the singing competition show American Idol. Davis began performing in Rent on Broadway soon afterward, and was a member of the cast for four years. In 2011 Davis reached the top 8 on the first season of singing competition The Voice.
The Voice is an American reality television singing competition broadcast on NBC. Based on the original The Voice of Holland, the concept of the series is to find new singing talent (solo or duets) contested by aspiring singers, age 15 or over, drawn from public auditions. The winner is determined by television viewers voting by telephone, Internet, SMS text, and iTunes Store purchases of the audio-recorded artists' vocal performances. They receive US$100,000 and a record deal with Universal Music Group for winning the competition. There have been eight winners of the show to date: Javier Colon, Jermaine Paul, Cassadee Pope, Danielle Bradbery, Tessanne Chin, Josh Kaufman, Craig Wayne Boyd and Sawyer Fredericks.
Dia Frampton (born October 2, 1987), is an American singer-songwriter and was the lead singer of the band Meg & Dia. She was the runner-up in the inaugural season of The Voice and is currently the lead singer in her band, ARCHIS.
The Thompson Sisters are a duo American act made up of sisters Tori Dawn Thompson (born October 25, 1993) and Taylor Marie Thompson (born February 24, 1992) both from Santa Maria, California. They are best known for their appearance on reality talent show American Juniors in 2003 and the American version of The Voice in 2011.
Vicci Martinez (born September 21, 1984) is an American singer/songwriter from Tacoma, Washington, who is now signed with Republic Records (Universal Music Group). She came in joint third on NBC's singing competition series The Voice in 2011.
Xenia Edith Martinez (born December 17, 1994), known mononymously as Xenia, is an American singer who came in second place on Blake Shelton's team on the first season of The Voice.
Javier Colon (alternately styled Javier Colón, born April 29, 1978) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He has referred to his style of music as being "acoustic soul." He was a member of EmcQ and The Derek Trucks Band, and worked with many musicians before going solo. From 2002 to 2006, he was signed to Capitol Records, known as artist Javier. In 2006, however, the contract was terminated and Javier Colon became an independent artist with his own label, Javier Colon Music. In 2011, he was the winner of the inaugural season of the U.S. television show on NBC, The Voice, receiving $100,000 and signing a recording contract with Universal Republic Records. Javier Colon eventually decided to part ways with Universal Republic.
Casey Patricia Desmond (born June 25, 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American pop singer-songwriter and musician.
Beverly McClellan is an American singer and a contestant in the first season of the American TV series The Voice, reaching the final four.
Rebecca Ann Loebe is an American musician, singer-songwriter and guitarist currently living in Austin, Texas. She tours frequently in North America and has also performed in Japan and Holland. She is known for releasing independent albums as well as her performances on the NBC television show The Voice in April 2011. In 2013, Loebe was #9 on Alternate Root magazine's annual listing of the 30 best female singers in America.
Casey Weston (born December 4, 1992) is a singer-songwriter. She was one of the top two finalists on Adam Levine's team on the first season of The Voice. One of her recordings from "The Voice" made number 90 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Nakia Reynoso (born February 20, 1975), known professionally as Nakia, is an American musician, singer-songwriter and actor living in Austin, Texas. He is a native of Fort Payne, Alabama.
Sarah L. Buras (born September 16, 1976) professionally known as Sera Buras and Serabee, is an American singer-songwriter. She has released four studio albums and is signed to the Universal Republic label.