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'The Voice' winner Josh Kaufman on his acrobatic Broadway debut in 'Pippin'

One of the easiest victories to predict on The Voice was season six winner Josh Kaufman, who pulled out a full season’s worth of impressive performances on the show that ushered him into the winner’s circle with few bumps on the road. After winning the competition in May 2014, Kaufman has taken a decidedly different path in his latest gig: playing the title role in Broadway’s Tony-winning revival of Pippin.

Reality talents have never shied from the Broadway stage, but Kaufman’s casting in the circus-inspired revival is particularly of note thanks to the acrobatic demands of the Diane Paulus-directed production. Before Pippin packs up the tent on January 4, 2015, EW chatted witih Kaufman to find out what went into his decision to head under the big top and onto the big stage. READ FULL STORY

'The Voice' winner joins Broadway's 'Pippin' in title role

Broadway’s circus-inspired musical Pippin has found its new prince… all the way in Los Angeles.

Josh Kaufman, the angel-voiced soul singer who dominated and won the sixth season of NBC’s The Voice, has been tapped to make his Broadway debut in the title role of the smash Broadway revival of Pippin. He’ll play the young eighth-century prince, who grows tired of life in the kingdom and leaves the comforts of home to find purpose.

Starting Nov. 4, Kaufman will take over the reins from Kyle Dean Massey, who exits the show Nov. 2. Kaufman will stick with the production through Jan. 4, 2015.

The Tony-winning revival opened at Broadway’s Music Box Theatre on April 25, 2013, and went on to win four Tony Awards including Best Revival. The show launched its U.S. national tour earlier in September.

Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Jimmy Fallon face off in lip-sync battle

Who knew Blake Shelton was such a fan of ’80s jams?

Wednesday night on The Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon had one of his signature lip sync battles, but this time, he pitted himself against some pretty professional competition. The Voice judges Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani took up the challenge, and they did not disappoint.

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First look: This is 'The Voice' ... as a video game?

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Have you ever thought, “I could do better” while watching starry-eyed hopefuls bleat and croon on NBC’s The Voice? Get ready to back your claim. Arriving on Oct. 21 (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, Wii U), Activision’s The Voice will give armchair Aguileras the opportunity to see who can annoy neighbors the least.

Featuring solo and multi-player modes, as well as progression tiers—Blind Auditions, Battle Rounds, and the Big Finale—that should be familiar to fans of the show, the game looks to favor fun over fierce competition. While the final track list is buttoned-up tighter than one of Adam Levine’s shirts, Activision has revealed that OneRepublic’s “Counting Stars,” Sara Bareilles’ “Brave,” Miranda Lambert’s “Over You,” and Rihanna’s “Stay” will be just a few of the tunes users can belt out.

The Voice is far from the first game to invite players on the virtual stage, but unlike previous TV-tied cash-grabs (looking at you, Glee games), The  Voice looks like more than a karaoke clone with a popstar paint job. In fact, the game won’t even include the likenesses or voices of its popular judging panel. It has yet to be determined whether it’s because Activision wanted to focus on the experience rather than the marketable mugs of the show’s judges, or if it was just too costly to persuade Blake Shelton to put on a motion-capture costume. Based on developer Zoe Mode’s ability to turn the Zumba Fitness craze into a gaming experience that stood out from the limb-flailing pack, we’re at least willing to give them the benefit of the doubt until we grab the mic for ourselves.

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'The Voice': Season six winner is...

Here we go! Did you watch tonight’s season six finale of The Voice? If you didn’t, don’t read on! Unless your plan was to NOT watch and just learn the identity of the winner, in which case, please proceed.

The winner of season six of The Voice is…

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'The Voice': Who made it to the finals?

Was Kat Perkins saved by the Twitter-verse for a third straight week? Who will be competing in next week’s finale?

For those answers, let’s get to the results… (SPOILERS AHEAD!) READ FULL STORY

Sharon Osbourne has had enough of crappy singing shows -- VIDEO

Sharon Osbourne has had it with singing competition shows — all 600 of them.

Some background: Osbourne was a judge on the original X Factor in the U.K. from 2004 to 2007 and once again in 2013, as well as on America’s Got Talent from 2007 to 2012. But this doesn’t make her a fan of these sorts of series.

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'The Voice': Eliminated singers are...

Three singers were sent packing on The Voice tonight, sending five hopefuls through to next week’s semifinals.

So who made it? (SPOILERS AHEAD!) READ FULL STORY

'The Voice': Gwen Stefani and Pharrell perform 'Hollaback Girl' -- VIDEO

Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams are joining The Voice as coaches next season — and they went on the show Monday night to give everyone a taste of their skills. Naturally, their performance was bananas. (B-A-N-A…you know the rest.)

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'The Voice': Eliminated singers are...

Another week, another dismissal for two singers on this season of The Voice.

So who got canned tonight? Read on for the results! SPOILERS AHEAD!

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