The Voice (Australian TV series)
The Voice is an Australian singing competition television series broadcast on Nine, based on the original The Voice of Holland. The show is hosted by Sonia Kruger, who took over as host during the fifth season, following the departure of Darren McMullen.
|Created by||John de Mol|
|Directed by||Peter Ots|
|Country of origin||Australia|
|No. of seasons||8|
|No. of episodes||99|
|Production location(s)||Fox Studios Australia|
|Original network||Nine Network|
|Original release||15 April 2012 –|
|Related shows||The Voice (franchise)|
- 1 Format
- 2 Production
- 3 Coaches
- 4 Coaches' teams
- 5 Series overview
- 6 Music releases by contestants
- 7 Reception
- 8 See also
- 9 References
- 10 External links
The show is part of the television franchise The Voice and is structured as three phases: blind auditions, battle rounds and live performance shows. In 2017, the show added another phase: the knockouts between the blind auditions and the battles. The winner receives a recording contract with Universal Music or EMI (2019) as well as A$100,000 and other prizes.
Four judges/coaches, all noteworthy recording artists, choose teams of contestants through a blind audition process. Each judge has the length of the auditioner's performance (about one minute) to decide if he or she wants that singer on his or her team; if two or more judges want the same singer (as happens frequently), the singer has the final choice of coach.
Knockout and battle roundsEdit
Each team of singers are mentored and developed by their coach. In the second stage, called the knockouts, coaches pick three of their acts to go against each other in a sing off, with a theme. They all have different songs, after which the coach chooses which act will advance into the next phase, the battles. Once the coach has made a choice, the other coaches have an opportunity to use one of only two "saves" each coach can choose to take one of the other acts through to the battle round. They can also choose to save their own artist.
In the battles rounds, artists perform a duet together. The final 32 artists make it into the battles, but only 16 will compete in the finals. Coaches have one wildcard to take one of their own eliminated artists through to the finals. This is the last round in which coaches have a vote.
Finals and live showsEdit
In the final phase, the remaining contestants (Final 8) compete against each other. The audience and coaches have equal say in deciding who moves to the Final 4 phase. With one team member remaining for each coach, the (Final 4) contestants compete in the finale with the outcome decided by public vote.
In May 2011, The Daily Telegraph reported that the Nine Network would broadcast The Voice in late 2011. However, two months later, it was reported that the show would instead air in early 2012, and that the Nine Network were in talks with signing at least one international artist (especially an American) to lead its panel of coaches on the show, which were rumoured to be Christina Aguilera, George Michael, Usher, Pink and Gwen Stefani. In September 2011, the Herald Sun reported that the Nine Network were planning to sign Australia's Got Talent judge Dannii Minogue as one of the coaches. Anthony Callea, Vanessa Amorosi and former Pussycat Dolls member Ashley Roberts all publicly expressed interest in coaching roles, however Keith Urban, Delta Goodrem, Seal and Joel Madden were ultimately confirmed as the four coaches for the first season. On signing the four coaches, Michael Healy, the Nine Network's Director of Television, said: "To secure such world-class coaches has been a coup for this show and the network. The mix of talent and unique format will, we truly believe, be a captivating experience for our viewers."
Darren McMullen was announced as the host of the program in January 2012. Additionally, Ricki-Lee Coulter (with Seal), Darren Hayes, (Goodrem), Megan Washington (Urban) and Benji Madden (with brother Joel) were signed to pair up with the coaches as mentors for their contestants during the "Battle Round". On 10 May 2012, Faustina Agolley was announced as the show's social media correspondent during the live shows.
Filming for the blind auditions stage of the competition began on 19 February 2012 at Fox Studios in Sydney, with 121 artists featured in this phase of the selection process. The first day of filming resulted in hundreds of audience members being turned away from the studio due to overbooking of the event by an external booking agent. Filming for the battle rounds started in late March. In response to the immediate ratings success of the blind auditions, the Nine Network renewed the series for a second season on 27 April 2012.
With Urban accepting an offer to join the American Idol judging panel it was announced in September 2012 that he would not be returning as a coach for the second season. Following an extensive search process by producers, and constant media speculation on who would replace Urban, Ricky Martin was officially announced as the new coach in November 2012. In response to joining the series, Martin paid tribute to Urban saying he was "humbled to be sitting in his chair". Healy stated that Martin would bring "huge experience" and be the "perfect addition" to the coaching panel, with Goodrem, Madden and Seal all publicly expressing excitement at the news via their Twitter accounts.
The success of the first season led to the Nine Network increasing its programming run for the second season, with an extra ten hours of content to be broadcast and the season running for approximately three months instead of two. For 2014 Goodrem left the panel to join The Voice Kids, and Seal left to continue on his music career. Goodrem and Seal were in turn replaced by The Voice UK coaches Kylie Minogue and will.i.am. On 13 January 2015, it was announced that Goodrem would return to the panel, and new judges Jessie J and Benji Madden would join the series, replacing former judges Minogue and will.i.am. On 22 February 2015, it was announced that Sonia Kruger would be joining the fourth season as a co-host with McMullen. In 2015, Darren McMullen announced he was leaving The Voice, with Sonia Kruger to be a solo host in 2016.
On 28 December 2015, Ronan Keating confirmed he would replace Martin on the show's fifth season, alongside returning coaches Goodrem, Jessie J and The Madden Brothers. On 19 June 2016, it was announced that pop duo The Veronicas will briefly replace The Madden Brothers as coaches for the second live show on Sunday 19 June while the brothers are in the US on tour due to band commitments. The brothers are to due back on screen for the rest of the live shows. During an interview with NewsLitmited, the sisters stated " It's a very brutal industry to be in. We are very honest, very upfront and very real about the advise we give. We're not going to be sugar coating anything. There's not going to be anything contrived about our time on the show." Jessie J ruled out returning to the show for the 2017 show and stated "I've loved doing the show, I've done four seasons: two in the U.K., two in Sydney, but I just need to make another album."
On 8 November 2016, it was announced that Goodrem would return for her fifth season as a coach, whilst original judge Seal, who departed the series following the second season, would return. On 8 December 2016, it was announced that Boy George would become the third coach for the series' sixth season. On 24 December 2016, it was announced that Kelly Rowland would become the fourth and final coach for the series' sixth season.
On 11 October 2017, the series was renewed for a seventh season and it was announced that Goodrem, George and Rowland would all return. On 14 December 2017, Nine announced Joe Jonas would replace Seal as the fourth judge for the seventh season.
On 17 October 2018, the series was renewed for an eighth season and it was announced that Goodrem, George and Rowland would all return. On 14 November 2018, Nine announced Guy Sebastian would replace Jonas as the fourth judge for the eighth season. The eighth season premiered on 19 May 2019.
On 16 October 2019, the series was renewed for an ninth season and it was announced that Goodrem, George, Rowland and Sebastian would all be returning as series judges. In November 2019, Sonia Kruger announced she would be leaving Nine Network at the end of 2019, in which she will be resigning as the show's host, a new host is yet to be announced.
Due to the Acquisition of 21st Century Fox by Disney, Fox Studios has been designated to Disney & Marvel productions, in which means The Voice will not be filming at from 2020, ITV Studios Australia will be creating a new studio in Sydney (location to be announced).
|Timeline of coaches|
|Joel & Benji Madden|
- Winning coach; winners are denoted by boldface.
|Season||Seal||Joel Madden||Delta Goodrem||Keith Urban|
|Sarah De Bono
Danni Da Ros
|2||Seal||Joel Madden||Delta Goodrem||Ricky Martin|
|3||will.i.am||Kylie Minogue||Joel Madden||Ricky Martin|
Gabriel and Cecilia
|4||Ricky Martin||Jessie J||Delta Goodrem||The Madden Brothers|
|5||Ronan Keating||Jessie J||Delta Goodrem||The Madden Brothers|
|6||Seal||Delta Goodrem||Kelly Rowland||Boy George|
|7||Boy George||Kelly Rowland||Delta Goodrem||Joe Jonas|
Chang Po Ching
|8||Kelly Rowland||Guy Sebastian||Delta Goodrem||Boy George|
Carlos C Major
|Season||Premiere||Finale||Winner||Runner-up||Third place||Fourth place||Winning coach||Host(s)||Coaches (chair's order)|
|1||15 April 2012||18 June 2012||Karise Eden||Darren Thomi||Rachael Leahcar||Sarah De Bono||Seal||Darren McMullen||Faustina Agolley||Seal||Joel||Delta||Keith|
|2||7 April 2013||17 June 2013||Harrison Craig||Luke Kennedy||Celia Pavey||Danny Jones||Ricky|
|3||4 May 2014||21 July 2014||Anja Nissen||Jackson Thomas||Johnny Rollins||Frank Lakoudis||will.i.am||Darren McMullen||Will||Kylie||Joel|
|4||28 June 2015||30 August 2015||Ellie Drennan||Joe Moore||Nathan Hawes||Liam Maihi||Jessie J||Ricky||Jessie||Delta||Joel & Benji|
|5||1 May 2016||10 July 2016||Alfie Arcuri||Adam Ladell||Tash Lockhart||Ellen Reed||Delta Goodrem||Ronan|
|6||24 April 2017||2 July 2017||Judah Kelly||Hoseah Partsch||Fasika Ayallew||Lucy Sugerman||Seal||Delta||Kelly||George|
|7||15 April 2018||17 June 2018||Sam Perry||Bella Paige||Sheldon Riley||Aydan Calafiore||Kelly Rowland||George||Kelly||Delta||Joe|
|8||19 May 2019||7 July 2019||Diana Rouvas||Daniel Shaw||Zeek Power||Jordan Anthony||Boy George||Kelly||Guy||George|
Season 1 (2012)Edit
Karise Eden was crowned the first winner of The Voice Australia. Darren Percival was runner-up, followed by Rachael Leahcar in third place and Sarah De Bono in fourth place. Season 1 saw 80% of artists enter the music charts, culminating in 9 out of the top 10 in finale week. Eden made history with eight singles in the charts and both a number-one single and album. Each coach was allowed to advance six top to the live shows:
|Team Seal||Team Joel||Team Delta||Team Keith|
|Karise Eden||Sarah De Bono||Rachael Leahcar||Darren Percival|
|Fatai V||Ben Hazlewood||Glenn Cunningham||Diana Rouvas|
|Chris Sebastian||Prinnie Stevens||Danni Da Ros||Adam Martin|
|Emma Birdsall||Lakyn Heperi||Viktoria Bolonina||Brittany Cairns|
|Sam Ludeman||Laura Bunting||Matt Hetherington||Taga Paa|
|Michael Duchesne||Carmen Smith||Ben Bennett||Jimmy Cupples|
Season 2 (2013)Edit
The second season of The Voice Australia crowned Harrison Craig the winner, under Seal's tutelage. Keith Urban did not return as a coach after it was officially announced he would become a judge on American Idol. The Nine Network confirmed on 29 November 2012 that Latin pop star Ricky Martin would replace Urban as the new coach. Luke Kennedy placed second under the new coach, with Celia Pavey third and Danny Ross fourth.
Each coach was allowed to advance four top to the live shows:
|Team Seal||Team Joel||Team Delta||Team Ricky|
|Harrison Craig||Danny Ross||Celia Pavey||Luke Kennedy|
|Mitchell Anderson||Kiyomi Vella||Steve Clisby||Miss Murphy|
|Alex Gibson||Michael Stangel||Jackie Sannia||Simon Meli|
|Jac Stone||Michael Paynter||Tim Morrison||Caterina Torres|
Season 3 (2014)Edit
On 26 November 2013, it was announced that Seal and Delta Goodrem would not be returning as coaches for the third season. The same day, it was announced that The Voice UK coaches will.i.am and Kylie Minogue would join Joel Madden and Ricky Martin. Taping for the third season began on 14 January 2014, with the Battle rounds commencing in March. Blind auditions began airing on 4 May 2014. Anja Nissen was announced the winner with Jackson Thomas in second place, Johnny Rollins in third, and Frank Lakoudis and ZK in fourth.
Each coach was allowed to advance four top to the live shows:
|Team Will||Team Kylie||Team Joel||Team Ricky|
|Anja Nissen||Johnny Rollins||Frank Lakoudis||Jackson Thomas|
|ZK||Kat Jade||Holly Tapp||Sabrina Batshon|
|Gabriel & Cecilia||Robbie Balmer||Isaac McGovern||Elly Oh|
|Mat Verevis||John Lingard||Taila Gouge||C Major|
Season 4 (2015)Edit
In January 2015, it was confirmed that Goodrem would return to her judges chair, and would be joined by new additions Jessie J and Benji Madden. On 22 February 2015, Sonia Kruger was announced as the new co-host. Ellie Drennan was announced the winner with Joe Moore in second place, Nathan Hawes in third, and Liam Maihi in fourth.
Each coach was allowed to advance four top to the live shows:
|Team Ricky||Team Jessie||Team Delta||Team Madden|
|Liam Maihi||Ellie Drennan||Lyndall Wennekes||Joe Moore|
|Naomi Price||Simi Vuata||Caleb Jago-Ward||Nathan Hawes|
|Gail Page||Amber Nichols||Rik-E-Ragga||Peta Evans-Taylor|
|Scott Newnham||Cath Adams||Nicolas Duquemin||Tameaka Powell|
Season 5 (2016)Edit
In July 2015, it was confirmed that The Voice would return in 2016. Jessie J, Goodrem and The Madden Brothers were announced as returning coaches ; Martin was replaced by Ronan Keating. On 28 December 2015, McMullen announced he would not be returning as host of The Voice. The season began airing on 1 May 2016. Alfie Arcuri was announced the winner with Adam Ladell in second place, Tash Lockhart in third, and Ellen Reed in fourth.
Each coach was allowed to advance four top to the live shows:
|Team Ronan||Team Jessie||Team Delta||Team Madden|
|Tash Lockhart||Ellen Reed||Alfie Arcuri||Andrew Loadsman|
|Mitch Gardner||Jack Pellow||Adam Ladell||Aaliyah Warren|
|Georgia Wiggins||Mikaela Dean||Kim Sheehy||Lane Sinclair|
|Emad Younan||Brianna Holm||Elle Murphy||Lexi Clark|
Season 6 (2017)Edit
In November 2016, it was confirmed that Goodrem would be returning as a coach on the show for her fifth season, and that she would be joined by former coach, Seal, returning after a three-season absence. The following month, former The Voice UK coach, Boy George, was announced as the third coach. In December 2016, it was confirmed that former The X Factor judge and singer, Kelly Rowland, would be the fourth and final coach. The season began airing on 24 April 2017. Judah Kelly was announced the winner with Hoseah Partsch in second place, Fasika Ayallew in third, and Lucy Sugerman in fourth.
Each coach was allowed to advance a top three to the live shows.
|Team Seal||Team Delta||Team Kelly||Team George|
|Lucy Sugerman||Judah Kelly||Fasika Ayallew||Hoseah Partsch|
|Berni Harrison||Claire Howell||Spencer Jones||Sarah Stone|
|Rennie Adams||Tim Conlon||Bojesse Pigram||Robin Johnson|
Season 7 (2018)Edit
On 11 October 2017, the series was renewed for a seventh season and it was announced that Goodrem, George and Rowland would all return. On 14 December 2017, Nine announced Joe Jonas would replace Seal as the fourth judge for the seventh season. The season began airing on 15 April 2018. Sam Perry was announced as the winner with Bella Paige in second place, Sheldon Riley in third, and Aydan Calafiore in fourth.
Each coach was allowed to advance a top three to the live shows and choose one contestant to receive a wildcard (names in italic weren't chosen):
|Team George||Team Kelly||Team Delta||Team Joe|
|Sheldon Riley||Sam Perry||Ben Clark||Aydan Calafiore|
|Chang Po Ching||Bella Paige||Trent Bell||Sally Skelton|
|Luke Antony||AP D'Antonio||Jacinta Gulisano||Ben Sekali|
|Mikayla Jade||Brock Ashby||Nathan Brake||Homegrown|
Season 8 (2019)Edit
On 17 October 2018, the series was renewed for an eighth season and it was announced that Goodrem, George and Rowland would all return. On 14 November 2018, Nine announced Guy Sebastian would replace Jonas as the fourth judge for the eighth season. The season began airing on 19 May 2019.
This season, only the Semifinals and the Grand Finale were broadcast live. Each coach was allowed to advance a top four to the Finals:
|Team Kelly||Team Guy||Team Delta||Team George|
|Zeek Power||Jack Vidgen||Daniel Shaw||Diana Rouvas|
|Lara Dabbagh||Chynna Taylor||Jordan Anthony||Lee Harding|
|Denzel||Mitch Paulsen||Sheldon Riley||Madi Krstevski|
|Rebecca Selley||Elsa Clement||Natasha Stuart||Carlos C Major|
On 16 October 2019, the series was renewed for a ninth season, with Goodrem, George, Rowland and Sebastian returning as coaches.
Music releases by contestantsEdit
Both of The Voice Australia winners, Karise Eden and Harrison Craig's, albums have debuted at number one on the ARIA albums chart. Besides both winners, Darren Percival, Rachael Leahcar, Sarah De Bono, Prinnie Stevens, Emma Birdsall, Adam Martin and Lakyn of season 1, and Luke Kennedy, Emma Pask, Celia Pavey, Danny Ross, Ms. Murphy and Caterina Torres of season 2 have all signed record contracts with Universal Music Australia.
|Season||Premiere date||Finale date||Episodes||Premiere
|One||15 April 2012||18 June 2012||16||2.190||#1||2.749||#2||3.238||#1||2.43||#1|||
|Two||7 April 2013||17 June 2013||24||1.940||#1||2.093||#2||2.380||#1||1.96||#1|||
|Three||4 May 2014||21 July 2014||23||2.229||#1||1.727||#1||1.579||#2||1.62||#1|||
|Four||28 June 2015||30 August 2015||18||1.633||#1||1.563||#2||1.666||#1||1.47||#1|||
|Five||1 May 2016||10 July 2016||18||1.454||#1||1.207||#4||1.331||#1|||
|Six||24 April 2017||2 July 2017||20||1.277||#1||1.231||#4||1.357||#1||1.11||#2|||
|Seven||15 April 2018||17 June 2018||20||1.072||#5||1.028||#4||1.086||#3||0.98||#3|||
|Eight||19 May 2019||7 July 2019||20||1.064||#3||1.019||#4||1.069||#2|||
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2013||AACTA Awards||Best Reality Television Series||The Voice||Nominated|||
|Logie Awards||Most Popular Light Entertainment Program||The Voice||Won|||
|Most Popular New Male Talent||Joel Madden||Won|
|Most Outstanding Light Entertainment Program||The Voice||Nominated|
|2014||Logie Awards||Most Popular Light Entertainment Program||The Voice||Nominated|||
|Most Outstanding Light Entertainment Program||Nominated|
|2015||AACTA Awards||Best Reality Television Series||The Voice||Won|||
|Logie Awards||Most Popular Entertainment Program||The Voice||Nominated|||
|Most Outstanding Entertainment Program||Won|
|AACTA Awards||Best Reality TV||The Voice||Nominated|||
|2016||Logie Awards||Best Entertainment Program||The Voice||Nominated|||
|Most Outstanding Entertainment Program||Nominated|
|2017||Logie Awards||Best Entertainment Program||The Voice||Nominated|||
|Most Outstanding Entertainment Program||Nominated|
|2019||Logie Awards||Most Popular Entertainment Program||The Voice||Nominated|||
|Most Popular New Talent||Joe Jonas||Nominated|
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