Season 21 of “The Voice” premiered Monday, September 20 on NBC.
The show welcomed a brand new coach within the season premiere: pop sensation Ariana Grande. The “Thank U Next” singer is a longtime fan of the show and was excited to affix Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, and John Legend in serving to proficient performers obtain their goals.
Grande stands out as the greatest star to ever be part of “The Voice.” She has a whopping 267 million Instagram followers (for reference, Legend has 13.9 million and Shelton has 4.7 million). Some of her massive fanbase could also be tuning into “The Voice” for the primary time this season.
But what do followers of “The Voice” take into consideration Grande as a coach?
What Fans Are Saying About Grande as a Coach
Some of Grande’s followers, so-called Arianators, could not assist however touch upon her vogue decisions on the episode. In the opening quantity the place all of the coaches carried out, Grande rocked a pink tank prime and flared pants ensemble with a cowgirl hat.
“Ariana Grande seems attractive in new outfit for The Voice,” one fan tweeted. Another appeared to understand all of the seems we have seen from Grande on the show to date, each within the premiere episode and in promotional supplies.
“The manner that ariana grande’s model has improved for the voice >>>> #GroupAriana,” the fan tweeted.
One fan joked that Grande is now carrying the show’s viewership. After all, she’s arguably probably the most well-known coach on the show now.
“Ariana grande and katy perry’s backs with the views for the voice and american idol,” one fan tweeted together with an image displaying a lady with a strained again, implying that Grande and Perry are the primary purpose “The Voice” and “American Idol” are fashionable.
But some longtime followers of “The Voice” weren’t excited by the prospect of Grande becoming a member of the show.
“Ariana Grande is within the Voice subsequent season. No offence (sic) however I’m not very excited. I do know it is simply me. Not a fan of her,” one fan tweeted when Grande becoming a member of the show was first introduced.
Another wrote, “I’m an enormous fan of The Voice however I swear I cannot watch subsequent season if Ariana Grande wears that freaking ponytail each episode.”
Grande Is Clearly Taking This Job Seriously
Grande did not depend on her title recognition within the season premiere. She made robust pitches to contestants she wished on her group and saved up with Blake Shelton’s banter and playful jabs.
The “Sweetener” singer additionally proved she is not simply candy. She did not flip round for simply anybody. Grande says she’s listening for tone and precision throughout blind auditions. She did not hesitate to inform performers once they had pitch points and did not flip round except she felt emotionally moved by a efficiency.
One of the contestants that Grande failed to show round for was 18-year-old Gracie Nourbash. Although Gracie did not advance previous the blind auditions, she introduced photographs from the time she met Grande at a live performance. Grande hugged her and requested if she might preserve one of many photographs.
In the episode, Grande is also seen assembling lunch bins of little goodies for the members of her group. Shelton stole a bit of her sweet. Grand demanded he give it again, so he spit it out and handed it to her.
When is ‘The Voice’ on Again?
New episodes of “The Voice” air Monday and Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. Eastern time. That means the subsequent episode will air on Tuesday, September 21.
The subsequent a number of episodes might be dedicated to blind auditions. See the coaches go head-to-head attempting to persuade the proficient contestants to affix their groups. Plus, will any of the coaches use their blocking energy?
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