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Pharrell Williams has been tapped as a coach for The Voice Season 7 on NBC, the network announced with an appropriately #happy Tweet today.

Pharrell: New Voice Coach!

NBC posted: "Okay, we can OFFICIALLY say it! WE ARE SO #HAPPY to announce PHARRELL WILLIAMS = #NewVoiceCoach for SEASON 7."

Pharrell added, "This is going to be so fun." Adam Levine, who has been a coach on all six seasons thus far, replied "Welcome to the circus dude!"

NBC boss Paul Telegdy added that "he has already made a considerable impact as a mentor, drawing on an impressive track record as both a producer and performer."

"It is a perfect fit for The Voice as we evolve and reach for new heights with this franchise. It feels like we are welcoming an existing family member home."

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Fresh off of his conscious uncoupling with Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin joins NBC's The Voice for the second half of the battle rounds next week.

The Coldplay singer and mentor's simplest advice for the aspiring stars?

Whenever you're in doubt, channel your inner Mick Jagger up there.

The competition is about to get real on all four teams, and sometimes the littlest changes can make the all the differences when you're battling the best.

Martin will advise each of the singers on vocal technique, stage presence and the importance of tailoring songs to their own strengths and personality.

Following the shocking Gwyneth Paltrow-Chris Martin split, he joins fellow Voice Season 6 mentors Jill Scott, The Band Perry, Aloe Blacc and Miranda Lambert.

The Voice used to feature the Knockout Round at this point in the competition, but now The Battles: Round 2 will take its place due to the duets' intense popularity.

After the coaches pick the Top 12 from the battles, we go live April 21, with the contestants competing for viewer votes, along with the Twitter Instant Save.

Excited to see Martin on the show? How are you liking Season 6?

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The Voice Season 6 Episode 10 saw the conclusion of the battle rounds. Well, the first wave at least, 'cause a brand new second round will air next week.

Because what The Voice needed was definitely another format change.

On the heels of the Gwyneth Paltrow-Chris Martin split, the Coldplay singer will anchor round two of the battles Monday. Should be very interesting.

The final three matchups of this week aired last night, along with clips of some others did that not make the cut. Let's break down the latest showdowns:

Cierra Mickens vs. Emily B: 'Brave' (The Voice Battle Round)
Cierra Mickens trades off with Emily B. on a soaring take on Sara Bareilles' "Brave."

Team Shakira's Cierra Mickens vs. Emily B. dud battle on Sara Bareilles' hit "Brave," and Emily B. struggled with dynamics, while Mickens was pitchy.

Yet each showed sufficient vocal stylings and creativity to move on. Shakira chose Emily, leaving Cierra to be rewarded with Usher's final steal.

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Talk about your Sister Act! Sister Cristina Scuccia is destined to be a headliner!

The 25-year old descended upon The Voice Italy, stunning all four judges there during the blind auditions with her rendition of Alicia Key's "No One."

Sister Scuccia prompted each of the judges to turn around ... only to be even more stunned to see her for the first time wearing her habit and rocking out on stage.

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The battle rounds continued Tuesday on The Voice Season 6 Episode 8, and yet again, a coach regretted putting two potential stars against one another.

Who were they? Which one prevailed, and was there a subsequent steal?

Brittnee Camelle vs. Melissa Jimenez: Give It to Me Right (The Voice)
In a battle of two powerhouse singers, Usher must choose between Brittnee Camelle and Melissa Jimenez as they duel on "Give It to Me Right."

Melissa Jimenez and Brittnee Camelle went head-to-head to retain their spot on Team Usher and both of their powerhouse voices stole the spotlight.

Usher could only keep one  of them and ultimately stuck with Melissa, but ...

Adam Levine hit his button. Shakira hit her button. She went with Adam!

"Give it to Me Right," indeed, ladies. Who else stood out last night?

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The Voice returned Monday with the first of the Battle Rounds, and it was a memorable evening. For the singers, it's win or go home … or get stolen, of course.

Lest we forget, The Voice has the steal, which allows the coaches to save some of the best singers and continue the judges' own battles a little longer.

So who's in, who's out and who's the first real frontrunner this spring?

Paula DeAnda vs. Sisaundra Lewis: "Do What U Want" (The Voice)
It's Paula DeAnda vs. Sisaundra Lewis in a battle for "Do What U Want" (The Voice).

Sisaundra Lewis turned in the best performance of the night, dueling with Paula DeAnda on “Do What You Want” in a truly show-stopping effort.

Sisaundra walked away the winner, stunning each and every coach.

Before that, it was Biff Gore and TJ Wilkins from Team Usher. After their soulful rendition of “Aint Too Proud To Beg,” Usher took TJ ... and Blake stole Biff!

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The Voice Season 6 Episode 6 marked the end of the blind auditions, and it was Blake Shelton who ended the first round on the highest of notes.

Securing the only singer to get all four coaches’ chairs to turn around Monday in Kaleigh Glanton, Blake rounded out his team as he seeks his fourth title.

Kaleigh's show-stopping rendition “Have You Ever Seen The Rain?” had everyone clamoring for her, but Shelton ended up with the night's top prize:

Kaleigh Glanton - Have You Ever Seen the Rain? (The Voice Audition)
With a transcendent "Have You Ever Seen the Rain?" Kaleigh Glanton has all four coaches turned around.

Brittnee Camelle also had the coaches vying for her, thanks to a strong performance of the Demi Lovato hit “Skyscraper.” Usher ended up with her services.

With only Adam and Shakira left eligible to get more singers on their teams, Lindsay Bruce's take on “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” landed her on Team Shakira.

The final singer last night landed a spot on Adam’s team. Caleb Elder, a teenager whose dream it is to work with Levine, will soon see it come true.

Can he take it to the next level, though? Who else has what it takes to make it a long way this season? We shall find out on next week's Battle Rounds!

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NBC's The Voice headed into its final week of blind auditions on Monday night, and Season 6 Episode 5 did not disappoint, especially at the very end.

Family man Josh Kaufman, the last singer to take the spotlight, turned all four superstars' chairs with his rendition of George Michael‘s “One More Try” ...

Josh Kaufman: 'One More Try' (The Voice Audition)
At the crossroads of a musical career, Josh Kaufman gets a huge vote of confidence after singing George Michael's "One More Try."

Adam ultimately won Kaufman over, along with Kat Perkins, whose spin on “Gold Dust Woman,” proved she has a wealth of talent waiting to be nurtured.

Paula DeAnda, a once-signed artist looking for a second chance on The Voice, hit a home run with Ariana Grande‘s “The Way,” choosing Blake over Shakira.

Jake Barker overcame serious stage fright to wow Usher with a falsetto that made him turn around within seconds. These two are going to be great together.

Struggling artist Ria Eaton showed up to her audition with a chip on her shoulder and became the subject of a classic Adam vs. Blake duel, with the latter winning.

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The Voice Season 6 Episode 4 featured more blind auditions that did not disappoint, with each of the superstar judges picking up major talent for their rosters.

Blake Shelton, though, scored the woman most sought after last night.

The country singer added three seriously talented auditioners to his team, including Audra Mclaughlin, whose services were heavily courted by the Fab Four.

Her stunning performance of “Angel From Montgomery” prompted an elusive four-chair turn from the coaches, and Blake emerged victorious, a coup for his team.

Who else made it to the Battle Rounds with their efforts on Tuesday?

Watch the performances from night four of the blind auditions below!

Audra McLaughlin - Angel from Montgomery (The Voice Audition)
Anti-bullying advocate Audra McLaughlin turns all four coaches around with her powerful take on John Prine's "Angel from Montgomery."

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The Voice Season 6 Episode 3 was not on par with the first two installments last week, but that appeared to be a deliberate effort on behalf of the producers.

That or the talent pool has just run dry. We'll soon find out.

Either way, an alarming nine out of 20 singers failed to get a single button push, and those that did advance to the battle rounds were often less than stellar.

Not to say there weren't highlights among them, however.

A couple of singers were real chair-turners and showed potential, and as the season progresses, they may come into their own even more before our eyes.

That's what's great about the show. Check out the latest crop of contenders from the videos below and tell us if you think any or all have what it takes ...

Sisaundra Lewis - Ain't No Way (The Voice Audition)
Mother of three Sisaundra Lewis spins all four coaches in their chairs with her take on Aretha Franklin's hit, "Ain't No Way."