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The Judges For NBC's The Voice, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Cee Lo Green and Christina Aguilera

Ranking The 4 Teams Of Singers On The Voice. Is It Adam Levine’s To Lose?


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The Battle Rounds have ceased fire on NBC’s The Voice.

Each of the four judges have selected their team of four singers for the live shows, which will begin next Tuesday from 9:00-11:00 P.M.

At the end of the day, I always felt that Adam Levine had the strongest team and, more important, the most diverse. I love each of these singers for different reasons and I can’t say this for any other group.

Yet, Cee Lo Green could give him a bit of a run for his money with his 4 singing acts, most notably, Vicci Martinez, whom I adore like apple pie with ice cream.

Blake Shelton‘s singers are, quite frankly, forgettable and some have serious issues with stage fright and vocal control. He is going to have to work really hard to electrify some of these singers because, presently, they are flying under the radar.

Christina Aguilera’s singers are all screamers – like her – and their voices just grate on me big time. There is not a whole lot of nuance happening when any of these singers perform. They vocalize within the confines of one dynamic level – loud.

The Rolling Stone expertly ranked the teams and I thought they were spot on.

Let me know what you think. Do you agree with me or with the article from The Rolling Stone?

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Rosanne (Giallonardo) Simunovic began her musical career in Timmins, Ontario. She studied piano with Anne Pizzale and later, at an advanced level, with Soeur Anita Vaugeois (Sister Cecile of Les Soeurs De L’Assomption in Timmins). Her vocal and accompaniment skills were nurtured by her aunt, the late Dorothea Mascioli. When Rosanne graduated from O’Gorman High School, she moved on to the University of Toronto where she continued her piano and vocal studies while attaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree. She was hired as a piano accompanist for several musical companies, most notably, the National Ballet Of Canada. She presently holds an A.R.C.T. Teacher’s Diploma in Voice from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Rosanne has studied choral conducting with numerous well known Canadian Conductors, including Wayne Riddell of Montreal, Quebec and the internationally renowned Dr. Elmer Iseler. She has been a founding member of numerous community-based arts organizations: the Timmins Arts Council, later known as Arts & Culture Timmins, the Timmins Symphony Orchestra, and, the Timmins Youth Singers…as well as the TYS Alumnus choir, the Timmins Concert Singers. In 1987, she was also selected to be the conductor of the Timmins Board Of Education Choir, comprised of talented students from Grades 5 to 8. In 1988, she was elected to the Board Of Directors of the Ontario Choral Federation (now known as Choirs Ontario), where she served as Chair of the Festivals Committee for six consecutive seasons. In 1996, in honour of the Ontario Choral Federation’s 25th Anniversary, Rosanne was selected as one of 25 recipients of the OCF’s Distinguished Service Award for outstanding contribution to the choral art. The ceremony was presided by Lieutenant Governor, Hal Jackman. In November 1997, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Rotary Club Of Timmins to receive the prestigious Paul Harris Award for her years of dedication to the artistic development of young musical talent in Timmins. In August of 2002, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Board Of Directors of Choirs Ontario to serve as Conductor of both the Provincial Junior and Teen Choir Camps, now renamed in honour of the Camp Benefactors, Don and Lillian Wright. In November 2002, Rosanne was the one of the recipients of the Commemorative Medal for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, honouring her work in the development of the arts in Timmins. Under Rosanne Simunovic’s direction, the Timmins Youth Singers and the Timmins Concert Singers have been featured in numerous choral festivals and performing opportunities outside of Timmins. In 1985, they were selected to partici

7 Responses to “Ranking The 4 Teams Of Singers On The Voice. Is It Adam Levine’s To Lose?”

  1. MCL, I have to agree with your critiques!! I definitely feel Adam’s and Cee-lo’s teams have more diverse singers, although some of the singers from Blake’s team are good as well. I especially agree with your evaluation of Christina’s team, they all have good voices but aren’t interesting at all and sound like copycats of her!

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  2. Agree about Christina – Adam has impressed me most with diversity.

    However it’s not the strongest team that wins but the best singer. You only need one in the top spot.

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  3. I realize this Barbara but I think Adam has surrounded himself with 4 stellar singers, so the odds are more in his favor. But, you never know. I love Vicci – she is a strong, charismatic performer and she belongs to Cee Lo.

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  4. This is the very first time that I decided to watch this show. I don’t know anything about the format or what it’s about, but from what I saw this week, I had the exact same feeling as MCL! I can’t remember their names at this point in time, but Adam seems to have put together a group with the most pure talent. I love these kids!

    I did not like Cristina’s team much at all. I am kind of on the fence with Cee Lo’s team.

    This could be interesting!

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  5. One thing I did notice from the audition rounds – Christina found it hard to attract a singer to her team when she was up against one of the boys UNLESS it was a singer like her.

    Adam was definitely the most charismatic and usually got the ones he wanted.

    However agree about Vicci – she is one I remember both for her voice and passion.

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  6. I am in love with Javier Colon’s voice (one of Adam’s team members). He seems to be flying just a little under the radar lately, but that’s perfectly fine with me. 😉

    I’m not a fan of hype, so if anything, lower expectations going into the live rounds is always an advantage if a contestant is able to really deliver when the time comes. I hope Javier does because he’s supremely talented!

    I posted many videos and links of Javier in the following thread.
    https://masterclasslady.com/2011/05/17/vocal-masterclass-discussion-for-the-voice-battle-rounds-part-two/#comment-32240

    Several of the studio tracks are from his previous albums (before his label dropped him). I just got a $10 iTunes gift card, and I’d love to buy some of his music. 😀 I really hope the money goes to Javier. Labels are tricky; you never know what portion of the cut the artist actually gets. =\

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  7. If I were to audition for this show, I would definitely pick Adam or Blake as my coach!! Christina would be the last person I’d pick because she’s a diva…the total opposite of me!!

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