Josh Kaufman is crowned "The Voice"May 21, 2014
Fan Favorite, Country Rocker Kristen Merlin voted by America to join The Voice on Tour this Summer
31-DATE Tour Kicking Off June 21st In SAN ANTONIO, TX
LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2014 – Emmy Award-winning "The Voice" has crowned its season six champion, soul man, Josh Kaufman. This season showcased the best talent the show has seen since its inception, making each week an epic battle between the artists, setting the tone for this summer's highly anticipated "The Voice Tour Presented By CLEAR SCALP & HAIR™." Josh Kaufman was officially crowned "The Voice" on Tuesday's finale after he won over the hearts of America all season with soulful performances, most recently a stunning take on Adele's "Set Fire to the Rain" which helped him clench the win. Fans can now catch Josh Kaufman on "The Voice Tour Presented By CLEAR SCALP & HAIR™" this summer, starting June 21 in San Antonio, TX. Tickets are available NOW at thevoice.com/tour and www.aeglive.com.
Kristen Merlin will officially join the tour as well after being voted in by the fans via twitter submissions, deeming her fan favorite. Merlin wowed the judges and the rest of America during her blind audition singing Sugarland's "Something More," and won over fans with her rock and roll takes on country hits. After a very successful season, runners up, country crooner Jake Worthington and pop powerhouse Christina Grimmie will also be hitting the road on the tour.
In addition, other Voice artists confirmed for "The Voice Tour" include Season five champ, Tessanne Chin, who is gearing up for her debut album, "Count On My Love" out June 24th, teen soul-pop artist Jacquie Lee, who has recently released new single, "Broken Ones," and vocal powerhouse Will Champlin who also recently released a single of his own, "Eye of the Pyramid." In addition, Dia Frampton from season one is also confirmed as well as Jake Barker from this season, whose blind audition of "When I Was Your Man" has an impressive 1.86M hits on YouTube, and secured him a surprise invitation by the tour as one of nine performers hitting the road this summer.
"The Voice Tour" will be one concert fans do not want to miss! This interactive experience makes it much more than just a concert, in some markets, fans will be able to watch and vote on blind auditions for three lucky local participants who will get to perform on stage at the concert. In other stops on the tour, local Voice alumni will come back and join the touring artists for special performances. Fans will also watch never before seen surprise duets and group numbers with contestants from different seasons of the show. A signature red chair will also be on site where fans can take pictures and sit in the seat that made the show famous.
CLEAR SCALP & HAIR™ will join NBC's The Voice as the official title sponsor of "The Voice Tour," bringing its message of resilience across the U.S. In addition to providing fans with exclusive behind-the-scenes access and content from the road, CLEAR SCALP & HAIR™ will give concertgoers a chance to win autographed Voice Tour prize packs just by sharing their applause-worthy hair at select concert dates.
Last night may have been the season finale but that doesn't mean the show has to end, fans of the Emmy Award-winning NBC show can finally see their favorite artists live during this huge summer tour, brought to audiences by Talpa Media USA, GMTA, and AEG Live. The 31-show concert tour launches June 21st in San Antonio, TX and stops in major cities including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Toronto, ON before wrapping in Redmond, WA on August 2nd. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased via thevoice.com/tour and www.aeglive.com.
|21-Jun||San Antonio, TX||Majestic Theatre|
|22-Jun||Grand Prairie, TX||Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie|
|23-Jun||Houston, TX||Bayou Music Center|
|25-Jun||Tampa, FL||David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts|
|26-Jun||Fort Lauderdale, FL||Broward Center for the Performing Arts|
|27-Jun||Orlando, FL||Bob Carr Performing Arts Center|
|29-Jun||Atlanta, GA||Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre|
|30-Jun||Charlotte, NC||Ovens Auditorium|
|2-Jul||Hershey, PA||Hershey Theatre|
|3-Jul||Lowell, MA||Lowell Memorial Auditorium|
|5-Jul||Atlantic City, NJ||The Mark Etess Arena at Trump Taj Mahal|
|7-Jul||New York, NY||Beacon Theatre|
|8-Jul||Baltimore, MD||Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric|
|10-Jul||Toronto, ON||Sony Centre for the Performing Arts|
|11-Jul||Niagara Falls, NY||Seneca Niagara Events Center|
|12-Jul||Mashantucket, CT||The Grand Theater at Foxwoods|
|14-Jul||Cleveland, OH||Playhouse Square - State Theatre|
|15-Jul||Detroit, MI||Masonic Temple Theatre|
|16-Jul||Chicago, IL||Chicago Theatre|
|17-Jul||Minneapolis, MN||Mystic Lake Casino Hotel|
|19-Jul||Milwaukee, WI*||Milwaukee Riverside Theater|
|20-Jul||St. Louis, MO*||Peabody Opera House|
|22-Jul||Denver, CO||Temple Hoyne Buell Theatre|
|24-Jul||Phoenix, AZ||Comerica Theatre|
|25-Jul||Las Vegas, NV||The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino|
|26-Jul||Indio, CA||Fantasy Springs Resort Special Events Center|
|27-Jul||San Diego, CA||San Diego Civic Theatre|
|29-Jul||Los Angeles, CA||Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE|
|30-Jul||San Jose, CA||City National Civic|
|1-Aug||Portland, OR||Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall|
|2-Aug||Redmond, WA||Marymoor Park|
Tickets are subject to applicable service charges.
Event time and date subject to change.
*Tessanne Chin will not be performing in Milwaukee and St Louis
For the latest tour and ticketing information please visit: thevoice.com/tour
About Talpa Media
Talpa Media USA, the division of Talpa Media Group in North America, is based in Los Angeles and serves as producer of NBC shows "The Voice" and "The Winner Is", Telemundo's "La Voz Kids" and the recently announced upcoming FOX series "Utopia." Talpa Media USA is also producing "The Voice Tour" which will kick off Summer 2014. Talpa Media USA is a division of Talpa Media Group, based in Holland, and is the holding firm that incorporates John de Mol's media activities and serves as a development, production, and distribution company for formats developed for television and new media platforms. Talpa Content is the creative development unit for television and new media formats. Genres include unscripted/reality, entertainment, infotainment, factual, game shows, fiction, comedy, and feature films. Talpa International is dedicated to the worldwide licensing of Talpa's formats and finished series. Talpa has its own music division Global Music & Talent Agency BV (GMTA). For more information, visit www.talpa.tv
About AEG Live
AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance. AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions, fifteen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues. The current and recent concert tour roster includes artists such as Alicia Keys, American Idols, Bon Jovi, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Kenny Chesney, Leonard Cohen, Paul McCartney, Taylor Swift, The WHO, Trey Songz and Juanes. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach Country Music Festival and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. www.aeglive.com
NBCUniversal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
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"The Voice" is a presentation of Mark Burnett's One Three Inc., Talpa Media USA Inc. and Warner Horizon Television. The series was created by John de Mol, who serves as executive producer along with Burnett, Audrey Morrissey, Stijn Bakkers and Lee Metzger.