The Voice Scoop: Pharrell Williams Joins Usher's Battle Rounds as Adviser

Exclusive! The rapper-composer is part of season four, premiering March 25 on NBC

By Jenna Mullins Jan 17, 2013 4:05 PMTags
Usher, Pharrell Williams, The VoiceTrae Patton/NBC

Obviously, Usher is taking his coaching duties quite seriously on The Voice. He's bringing in the big guns!

We can exclusively reveal that in season four, Usher will bring on rapper-producer Pharrell Williams to help him out in the battle rounds. All you Voice fans know that the battle rounds are intense knockout competitions of epic vocal proportions, and the contestants need all the help they can get.

"A master of his craft, an artist, an innovator. Who better to have on my team than Pharrell?" Usher says in a statement. "His ability to nurture and develop talent is invaluable and will truly benefit each and every one on my team."

To see more from Pharrell and Usher, check out an exclusive interview tonight on E! News at 7 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.! And for all the updates on The Voice, follow @NBCTheVoice on Twitter.

The Voice's fourth season premieres on Monday, March 25.

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