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The Voice U.S Season 1

SEASON 1 - 2011

The Voice is an American reality talent show. The series is part of the The Voice franchise and is based on a similar competition format in the Netherlands, The Voice of Holland. The first season was hosted by Carson Daly, with Alison Haislip serving as the backstage and social networking correspondent.

The winner received $100,000 and a record deal with Universal Republic Records. Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Maroon 5 lead vocalist Adam Levine and Blake Shelton were the coaches.

The American series of The Voice premiered on April 26, 2011 on the NBC television network. The winner of the first season was Javier Colon, mentored by coach Adam Levine, the finale airing on June 29, 2011. It immediately proved to be a hit for NBC and the network has renewed the show for a second season.