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This season on The Voice, Adam Levine's team is getting some help from across the pond.
British singer Ellie Goulding will be appearing as a musical advisor for the "Sugar" singer's team, NBC confirms exclusively to PEOPLE.
"Ellie was so great," says Levine, 35. "She's so human and easy to talk to. You could tell she had a profound impact on my team, which is awesome."
There was one contestant on Monday night's season premiere of The Voice that country fans were sure surprised to see: Meghan Linsey, formerly of the duo Steel Magnolia.
The Voice is back – and the high-octane performances that kicked off Monday's season 8 premiere forced the all-star coaches to take their groveling to a whole new level.
Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, Pharrell Williams and Christina Aguilera – back in her red swivel chair for the first time since giving birth to daughter Summer Rain in August – duked it out for the most promising singers who took the stage during the blind auditions.
Who were the standouts? Here are PEOPLE's picks for the top five performances of the evening:
Christina Aguilera's life may look pretty different these days with the addition of her baby girl, but back on set at The Voice, not much has changed.
Back as a coach this season after taking a break to spend time with her 6-month-old daughter Summer Rain, Aguilera received a warm welcome from Blake Shelton and Adam Levine when she returned, as seen in the exclusive behind-the-scenes clip below.
"Christina Aguilera, I missed you so much," says Levine. "I love you. It's great to have you back." Adds Shelton: "Not a lot's changed … Adam is still immature [and] I still drink as much as I used to."
When The Voice returns later this month, we're hoping the battle to find America's most talented singer will be as epic as the show's Super Bowl commercial.
Coaches Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine and Pharrell Williams fly and fight in the promo for NBC's hit singing competition while decked out in their post-apocalyptic best.
Blake Shelton's hosting stint on Saturday Night Live is just two days away, and based on the strength of this promo, we're excited.
The Band Perry's Kimberly Perry knew exactly how to relate to young patients during a Country Cares visit to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis this weekend.
After launching his career as a teen Mouseketeer on the Mickey Mouse Club alongside Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Ryan Gosling and Christina Aguilera, Tony Lucca has enjoyed a steady, incredibly prolific music career.