Rihanna Named Key Advisor for ‘The Voice’ Season 9

Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Adam Levine and Pharrell will serve as coaches this season.

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Rihanna is following in the footsteps of Shake It Off hitmaker Taylor Swift, fun. frontman Nate Ruess and Coldplay singer Chris Martin, who have all been key advisors on the show over the last three seasons.

Rihanna, of course, has been covered on “The Voice” countless times, and with Pharrell coming off a winning season, it’ll be interesting to see what kind of magic they come up with.

Bob Greenblatt, the chairman of NBC Entertainment, announced that Rihanna, 27, will be joining the NBC hit show, during the TCA press tour in Beverly Hills, California on August 13. News. With these five talented artists all together on one show, it’s nearly too much to handle! But we HAVE been given an exciting announcement about her next big gig – and it’s taking Rih Rih to your TV screen. The series has recruited stars like Stevie Nicks, Alicia Keys, Lionel Richie, and Miranda Lambert to be advisors in the past, though usually each advisor sticks to one judge.

A source from the set of The Voice reveals to Us Weekly that Stefani and Shelton are handling the news of their divorces differently while taping the Battle Rounds of season 9.

The Voice is already slated to return for its ninth cycle next month, and it seems like NBC is pulling out all the stops for the big premiere.

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“Blake, on the other hand, seems to have moved on from Miranda and is just over it”, the eyewitness told Us Weekly.

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