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"The Voice" Bringing Back Christina Aguilera for Season 8

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    "The Voice" Bringing Back Christina Aguilera for Season 8
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    Christina Aguilera on "The Voice"

    Christina Aguilera is returning to "The Voice." Aguilera and Pharrell Williams will serve as coaches for season eight of the hit reality show, alongside Blake Shelton and Adam Levine. Shelton and Levine have been with the show since the beginning, Aguilera served as an original coach and took seasons four six and seven off. During her off seasons, Shakira and Gwen Stefani replaced the Grammy winner.

    Aguilera welcomed her second child, daughter Summer Rain Rutler, in August.

    "The Voice" host Carson Daly made the announcement on NBC's Today.

    Williams joined the show during the current season, season seven, along with Stefani. Previous coaches include Usher and Cee-Lo Green. Green was part of the original cast, but has said his time with "The Voice" is over.

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    Season seven of "The Voice" is currently in Battle Rounds with mentors Alicia Keys, Stevie Nicks, Little Big Town and Gavin Rosdale. When the show goes into Knockout Rounds, Taylor Swift will be the mentor for all four teams.

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    Over the seven seasons, Levine's team has won twice, Shelton's three times and Usher got one victory. Aguilera has never coached a "Voice" champion. In season five, a member of Aguilera's team, Jacquie Lee, came in second.

    "The Voice" airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. on NBC.

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