The past coaches of The Voice have truly set the legacy for this show of being both fierce yet still gently mentoring the contestants. Over the course of the show, we have seen some great coaches and famous coaches advisors mentor some super talented contestants. It can sometimes be a little hazy as to when the coaches were on the show, as many have both left and then returned again! Take a look at the breakdown of the fab past coaches on The Voice, and their mark on the music industry.
Past Coaches Of The Voice
Here’s how it went down! When The Voice began in February of 2011, the first to be named as coaches were Adam Levine and CeeLo Green. A month later, Blake Shelton and Christina Aguilera were named as coaches. For Season 4, Christina Aguilera and CeeLo Green were replaced as coaches by Usher and Shakira, but Aguilera and Green both returned in Season 5. Pharrell Williams replaced CeeLo Green for Season 6, and Gwen Stefani was Christina Aguilera’s replacement in Season 7 when she went on maternity leave. Shakira and Usher both left The Voice at the end of Season 6 so they could focus on their music careers. Christina Aguilera returned for Season 8, and Gwen Stefani came back for Season 9. Adam Levine, Pharrell Williams, Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton are the current coaches, here are some highlights of the past coaches on the show.
The Voice Past Coach Bios
Adam Levine, Pharrell Williams, Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton are the current coaches, here are where some of the past coaches on the show are now.
Aguilera was the coach for Seasons 1, 2, 3, 5 and 8. She was born on December 18, 1980, in Staten Island, NY. She is a singer, songwriter and actress. Aguilera has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide, to date. In 2012, she was ranked #20 on Billboard’s Best Selling Artists of the 2000’s Decade.
Green was a one of the past coaches on The Voice for Seasons 1, 2, 3 and 5. CeeLo was born Thomas DeCarlo Callaway on May 30, 1974, in Atlanta, GA. He is a rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and actor. In his career, Green has released four studio albums, 39 singles and 25 music videos.
Shakira was the coach for Seasons 4 and 6. Shakira was born on February 2, 1977, in Columbia. She is a singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, choreographer and model. She has gained the nicknames of The Queen of Latin Pop and The Undisputed Queen of Dance. Shakira has won a total of 407 music awards to date, out of 531 nominations.
Usher was the coach for Seasons 4 and 6. His team won Season 6 with Josh Kaufman. Usher was born Usher Terry Raymond IV on October 14, 1978, in Dallas, Texas. He is a singer, songwriter, dancer and actor. Throughout his career, he has released seven studio albums, nine compilation albums and 52 singles. He has also racked up nine #1 songs and 18 top 10 hits.
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