There’s no doubt that Gwen Stefani is in demand, as the singer was caught in a tug-of-war between rival singing competition series.
Though she has since come close to signing on for the fall cycle of NBC’s “The Voice,” “Billboard” reports that the “Cool” singer was pursued for ABC’s upcoming “Rising Star.”
With Christina Aguilera rumored to be expecting a baby this fall, she’ll sit out the seventh season of the reality hit, and Stefani will join her good friend and fellow coaching newbie, Pharrell Williams.
“Star” is now believed to be courting the fresh-from-rehab Kesha and Black Eyed Peas singer will.i.am, as well as Justin Bieber’s manager Scooter Braun for a mentoring role.
According to ABC, the show, based on an Israeli format, lets viewers “vote via an App in real time to determine if the singer will advance in the competition.
Are you excited to see Gwen on “The Voice”? Are you intrigued by the concept for “Rising Star”?