via press release:
TONIGHT’S ORIGINAL SONGS PERFORMED BY FINALISTS FROM NBC’S ‘’ WILL BE RELEASED IMMEDIATELY VIA UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC RECORDS ON RADIO
|UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – June 28, 2011 -- Original songs that were performed on tonight’s (June 28) live performance episode by the four finalists of NBC’s “
” will be released immediately via Universal Republic Records on radio following the show’s broadcast (9-11 p.m. ET).
The contestant finalists and the songs that they perform are: Vicci Martinez sang "Afraid to Sleep" (written by Billy Steinberg, Josh Alexander, & LP produced by Butch Walker, who has produced for Avril Lavigne, Pink, and Weezer, among others); Javier Colon’s "Stitch By Stitch" (written by Dave Hodges, Dave Bassett, and Lindy Robbins; produced by Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins for Darkchild.com, who has produced for Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, and Beyonce, among others);
Dia Frampton’s "Inventing Shadows" (written by Fraser T. Smith and Josh Kear; produced by Fraser T. Smith for MyAudiotonic Productions, who has produced for Adele, Cee Lo Green, and Taio Cruz, among others);
Beverly McClellan’s "Lovesick" (written by Peter Zizzo, Dan James and Leah Heywood; produced by Bill Appleberry, who has produced for Stone Temple Pilots, Puddle of Mudd and Kate Voegele, among others).
The announcements were made by Paul Telegdy, Executive Vice President, Alternative Programming, NBC and Universal Media Studios.
Each finalist represented a team led by the series’ musician coaches Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton.
The winner of “” will be announced on the live results show on the season finale Wednesday, June 29 (8-9 p.m. ET).
“The Voice” is an innovative vocal competition series modeled after Holland's top-rated vocal talent discovery show, “of Holland.”
The series is hosted by Carson Daly and features the musician coaches working through the various phases of the competition with only the most talented vocalists. The show’s second season will air mid-season Mondays (8-10 p.m. ET).
In addition, “” continues to push the boundaries between broadcast and online by bringing social media conversations to the on-air show. Bridging the gap between on-air and online is Social Media Correspondent Alison Haislip (“Attack of the Show!”), who makes regular appearances during the live broadcasts. Haislip engages fans and connects them to artists and coaches from “The Voice Social Media Room” via Facebook, Twitter, NBC.com and NBC Live. In the live shows, fans who use #TheVoice or tweet to the show, coaches or artists' official handles may see their tweets appear in the lower third of the screen during cutaways during the live show.
For a period following each episode, eligible voters have four ways to vote for that night’s artists/contestants on “The Voice”: through toll-free phone calls, through online votes via NBC.com and the NBC Live online and iPad companion viewing app, and purchasing songs on iTunes. Votes are limited to 10 times via toll-free phone call per artist per originating phone number; up to 10 times through NBC.com or the NBC Live app per artist per e-mail address; and up to 10 times per artist per iTunes account, by purchasing the contestant’s then-eligible song through iTunes (up to a maximum of 10 copies).
“The Voice” is a presentation of Mark Burnett’s One Three Inc., Talpa Content USA, Inc. and Warner Horizon Television. The series is created by John de Mol, who executive-produces along with Burnett, Audrey Morrissey and Stijn Bakkers.
For contestant blogs, embeddable clips and full episodes of “The Voice,” please visit NBC.com's official show site: http://www.nbc.com/TheVoice.
For artwork and a complete press kit from the show please visit the NBC Universal Media village website at http://www.nbcumv.com.
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