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The Voice is back for Season 6, and Monday night's premiere featured the best audition EVER in the storied history of the popular NBC singing competition!

At least according to Adam Levine, who returns as coach alongside Blake Shelton. Both of whom have been in the swiveling spaceship chairs since day one.

Interim coaches Shakira and Usher are back in 2014, sitting in, literally, for the newly engaged and newly pregnant Christina Aguilera and just-retired Cee Lo Green.

But back to the Blind Auditions, and particularly Dawn & Hawkes ... the favorite opening effort Adam Levine has seen in six seasons! See them for yourself:

They were solid, deserving of a spot on the show and possibly having turned in the best of the night. But was Adam going overboard with such extreme praise?

Their song choice, "I've Just Seen a Face," didn't hurt, as the Maroon 5 singer is a devout Beatles buff. In any case, he wooed the duo to join his Season 6 roster.

Dawn & Hawkes weren't the only contestants who impressed last night, though. Seven other Blind Auditions earned spots in the next round. Let's take a look ...

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The Voice fans are never going to "forget you," Cee Lo Green, but after four seasons on the NBC singing competition, he is bidding it farewell just the same.

Green, who had been scheduled to take the upcoming sixth season off, announced on Ellen that he won't be returning to his spinning chair at all.

Cee Lo on Ellen

"I'm going to continue my relationship with NBC," he said.

"I have a television show development deal with them and hopefully some other talk show opportunities. But yeah, I'm going to miss The Voice too."

"So I’m not coming back guys."

An incredulous DeGeneres asked Cee Lo to clarify. "I'm not coming back at all," he said, leaving no wiggle room. "I don't want to wear out my welcome there."

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Before Tessanne Chin was named the Season 5 winner on The Voice results show Tuesday night, she took the stage with one of the greatest of all time.

The Voice is renowned for delivering dynamic vocal performances week in and week out, but Celine Dion teaming up with the latest champion? Impressive.

Watch their rendition of "Love Can Move Mountains" below ...

Tessanne Chin called Celine Dion a woman she has always looked up to, so when she found out she’d be singing with her, she absolutely lost her mind.

“She is my idol! I remember watching everything she has done since I was a 12-year-old girl,” Chin said. “She is a woman that I hold regard for."

"I want to thank her for inspiring me and making me feel this is possible. She is a mommy and a wife, that is something I want in my life. I want that balance!”

"Her story is such a story ... she is so inspiring with 14 brothers and sisters, living a very modest lifestyle and look at her now! She has everything!"

While Celine is one of the best singers to ever life, Tessanne held her own and impressed once again with her killer voice, winning the fifth season.

Dion wasn't done, either. She came back on stage later in the night with Ne-Yo to perform her new hit song, “Incredible.” Check that duet out after the jump ...

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Before Tessanne Chin was named The Voice Season 5 winner, Lady Gaga and Christina Aguilera joined forces to perform the former's hit "Do What U Want."

The Voice results and Tessanne's coronation were the main event, but just a tiny portion star-studded finale that saw these two stars duet for the first time.

Watch the magnificence that is Xtina and Gaga's teaming up below ...

Things started out innocuous enough, as it appeared that the Mother Monster was taking to the NBC show's stage to perform her latest single solo.

Perhaps she read the R. Kelly sexual assault allegations published this week and showed her normal, nasty collaborator on "Do What U Want" the door?

It's not clear. But she also wasn't going it alone. A magical clam shell revealed a dueling diva, Christina Aguilera, ready to join in on the performance.

Theatrical, over-the-top and pretty much perfect if you ask us. Someone's got to make this a regular thing when the hit show returns for Season 6.

Here's the crowning moment for Tessanne Chin that ended the night:

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The Voice Season 5 closed out Tuesday night on NBC with an epic results show featuring Celine Dion, One Republic, Paramore and Lady Gaga.

Yet not even they could not outshine the real star of the night: the winner.

Tessanne Chin and Will Champlin of Team Adam Levine and Jacquie Lee of Team Christina each made coaches' chairs swivel during their blind auditions.

All three never failed to out-belt their competitors to win the hearts of their mentors in the ensuing weeks, and the votes of America came early and often.

But there could be only one The Voice. Results? Follow the jump to see ...

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The Voice is down to its final three singers, and all three made their case last night as they laid their hearts, souls and (yes) voices on the line for votes.

Tessanne Chin, Will Champlin and Jacquie Lee sang their blind audition song, a duet with their coach and finally a personal selection on Monday.

At stage? A Universal Music Group recording contract and The Voice title. How did they do? Did anyone outshine the others? Let's take a look ...

Tessanne Chin owned the stage with her duet of "Let It Be" with her coach Adam Levine, then nailed Whitney Houston's classic "I Have Nothing."

"I know in my mind and in my heart you are the winner of this show," Levine blurted out after the "world-class" rendition. Do you agree with him?

Will Champlin went from Team Adam to Christina, back to Adam. Coach Levine shared his "profound respect" for the extremely talented musician.

He performed "Tiny Dancer" alongside the Sexiest Man Alive, then knocked it out of the park with Bryan Adams' "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You."

Jacquie Lee doesn't quit. Week after week the Team Christina singer has put a smile on her coach's face, and did it yet again last night and then some.

To hold your own against/with one of the best of all time is no small feat, but Lee did it with Aguilera in a jaw-dropping performance of "We Remain."

The two powerhouses connected, and later she wowed the crowd solo with the final, awe-inspiring performance of the night with "And I'm Telling You."

With such an evenly matched final three, the votes could go either way. The Season Five winner will be crowned soon enough, and they will be deserving.

Who do you think should win The Voice?

 

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The Voice results are in, and the final three are set.

Tuesday on The Voice results show, America eliminated two more aspiring singers, and set the stage for the epic conclusion of Season Five next week.

Who did fans send to the bottom three after Monday's performances? Who got through the semifinals and who left with a broken heart on The Voice?

Let's get right down to the competition's results below ...

The Voice Season 5 Photo

James Wolpert (Team Adam) and Cole Vosbury (Team Blake) were eliminated. Jacquie Lee (Team Xtina), Will Champlin and Tessanne Chin (Team Adam) are still in it to win it!

And with that news, Blake Shelton's reign at the top has ended.

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Tessanne Chin led the way in a quintet of strong performances on The Voice Monday night, and proved why she's probably the frontrunner as of now.

Closing out the Top 5 show with an emotional rendition of “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” The Voice definitely saved its best for last with Tessanne.

Watch the performance of Simon and Garfunkel's classic that left Chin's coach Adam Levine and so many others across the country speechless ...

A favorite from the get-go, Tessanne Chin, as the show goes on, has only gotten stronger in her vocal stylings, which is pretty darn impressive.

That said, the title is far from hers to lose, because the other four singers remaining gave it their all as well and there were very few shortcomings ...

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The Voice results are in, and the field is down to five.

Tuesday on The Voice results show, America eliminated one more aspiring singer, and via the Twitter Instant Save, brought one back from the brink.

Who did fans send to the bottom three after Monday's performances and who did viewers rescue via social media on the final minutes of The Voice?

Let's get right to the results below ...

The Voice Season Five Cast Photo

The first singers sent through were ...

  • Jacquie Lee!
  • Cole Vosbury!
  • Tessannee Chin!
  • Will Champlin!

That left James Wolpert and Matthew Schuler sweating it out until the final moments. One stayed, one went home. Find out the results after the jump ...

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The Voice picked up Monday night with the top six singing for their lives once again, and the margin for error smaller than ever as Season 5 winds down.

Still in it? Team Christina's Matthew Schuler and Jacquie Lee, Team Adam's Tessanne Chin, James Wolpert and Will Champlin, and Team Blake's Cole Vosbury.

Will the contenders continue to separate themselves from the pretenders, and will America weigh in with more surprising results after last week's results?

Let's break down Monday's performances by The Voice top six, each of whom sang their own  ... along with their coach's pick on this double duty night:

Matthew Schuler first chose to sing One Direction’s “The Story of My Life” in dedication to his family, then was assigned “When a Man Loves a Woman” by Aguilera.

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