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Shakira: I Had To Get My Boyfriend's Permission to Work with Rihanna

Shakira isn't always the one in charge.

The Voice coach admits that she lets her boyfriend, soccer player Gerard Pique, make some big decisions when it comes to her work.

Take, for example, her raunchy video with Rihanna for "Can't Remember to Forget," which features the pair stroking each other while smoking cigars.

The 37-year-old admits she asked for Pique's permission to do it. "He's very territorial," she reveals in the new issue of Billboard magazine. "Since he no longer lets me do videos with men, well, I have to do them with women."

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The Voice: Blake Shelton Picks Up a Singer Who Rivals His Wife | Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert

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Miranda Lambert apparently has some serious competition.

The Voice coach Blake Shelton – who also happens to be Lambert's husband – scored a big win Tuesday night when he added Philadelphia singer Audra McLaughlin to his team after she performed "Angel from Montgomery" so powerfully Shelton said it rivaled his wife's version of the song.

"Audra is absolutely amazing," a triumphant Shelton said after McLaughlin decided to join Team Blake. "That's one of Miranda's all-time favorite songs. She took it to a place that Miranda doesn't take it."

The 21-year-old closed out the fourth night of blind auditions with the only four-chair turn of the evening, and her decision particularly crushed fellow coach – and Shelton frenemy – Adam Levine.

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The Voice: Blake Shelton Lands a Top R&B Artist for His Team

Originally posted 03/04/2014 06:30 AM

The Voice: Blake Shelton Lands a Top R&B Artist for His Team | Blake Shelton

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Three-time winner Blake Shelton struggled a bit for the right artists in the first week of blind auditions on The Voice, but he closed out Monday night's show by stealing a major talent away from nemesis Adam Levine.

After the Maroon 5 front man scored the night's country rock talent, Patrick Thompson, who seemed perfect for a country music coach, Shelton and shocked all three of his fellow judges by earning a dazzling R&B singer that everyone wanted on their team.

It took just a few bars of Aretha Franklin's "Ain't No Way" to show everyone that Sisaundra Lewis was likely an artist to beat.

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The Voice's Adam Levine Steals a Country Singer from Blake Shelton | Adam Levine, Blake Shelton

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Adam Levine: sexy and shrewd?

The Voice coach – and PEOPLE's reigning Sexiest Man Alive – made a bold move on the second night of blind auditions Tuesday when he relinquished his red swivel chair to country contestant Cary Laine, who managed to turn all four chairs with her commanding performance of "Better Dig Two" by The Band Perry.

Laine, 28, a mom from Pinedale, Wyo., looked and sounded like a perfect fit for coach Blake Shelton, even calling herself country "to the core." Yet Levine and fellow coaches Usher and Shakira did their best to convince Laine to step out of her comfort zone and join their teams.

"Blake is not the right one for you," Levine declared after escorting her to his chair. "Don't you want to break the mold a little bit? Do what you do, but do it through me."

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The Voice: Teen Bria Kelly Stuns the Judges with Her Blind Audition

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The Voice opened Season 6 with a wealth of new – and returning – talent and plenty of fireworks, setting up an epic battle between Adam Levine and his nemesis, Blake Shelton, who clearly didn't take losing in Season 5 too well.

And then there's Usher, who dragged out his own shimmering gold Grammy award to lure one of the night's breakout stars, Bria Kelly, 17, who threw it down with a growling version of "Steamroller Blues" that had all judges vying for her attention.

"O-M-G," a stunned Levine said of Kelly's performance, which got a standing ovation from all four coaches. "I can't believe that was you doing that. You haven't been alive long enough to feel the pain that you were showing up there."

But it was Usher's award show bling that won Kelly over, and he wasted no time throwing it up in his fellow coaches' faces, dancing in front of Levine in wicked delight.

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Christina Aguilera Is 'So Happy' About Pregnancy

Originally posted 02/21/2014 05:45 PM

Christina Aguilera Is 'So Happy' About Pregnancy | Christina Aguilera

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Life is good for Christina Aguilera. The singer, who got engaged earlier this month and is expecting a baby with her fiancé, Matt Rutler, is "very excited" about the year ahead, a source tells PEOPLE.

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What's Next for CeeLo Green?

Originally posted 02/21/2014 10:40 AM

CeeLo Green Touring with Lionel Richie Post-Voice

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CeeLo Green may be leaving NBC's The Voice, but the singer has plenty of things on his plate to keep him busy.

He will be joining Lionel Richie on tour for a slew of summer dates starting in May. He'll also be making his movie debut in the upcoming film Can A Song Save Your Life. And Green says he'll also be juggling several projects for NBC.

"NBC and I plan to continue our relationship with several new co-ventures including a new music show, while we also explore our ideas for me to create and host a new show of my own," Green told Ellen DeGeneres after announcing his departure from The Voice. "I will not go quietly into the night ... expect more great music and entertainment done in my own unique unmistakable and undeniable way."

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Who Should Replace Cee Lo Green on The Voice? Cast Your Vote!

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Sayonara, Cee Lo Green!

It was a bummer of a day for fans of The Voice Wednesday when, after four years of being a coach on the singing competition, Cee Lo Green announced that he was stepping away from the chair for good.

But fear not, Cee Lo fans: The musician isn't fully leaving the spotlight. "I'm going to continue my relationship with NBC," he said on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. "I have a television development deal with them as well, and hopefully some other talk-show opportunities later in the year." He also plans to work on his music again, starting with a tour with Lionel Richie.

While we wish him luck, the looming question is, who on earth could possibly fill his (fabulous) shoes? Take our poll and let us know what you think the producers should do next season!

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