It's official: AMC dominated the 2013-14 television season -- at least on Twitter.
Nielsen Social released a data report on Monday analyzing the shows, specials and moments that reached the biggest Twitter audiences and engaged fans at record levels in the U.S. this season, from Sept. 1, 2013 through May 25, 2014.
After weeks of competition, the sixth season of The Voice was trimmed down to Blake Shelton'scountry teen Jake Worthington, Usher's soul man Josh Kaufman and Adam Levine'sYouTube star Christina Grimmie.
Fun fact: the top three singers on The Voice are all comeback kids. Blake Shelton's country teen is a returning auditionee who was rejected last season, Usher's soul man escaped elimination during the battle rounds with a steal, and Adam Levine'sYouTube star was saved via Twitter just last week.
Following last week's triple elimination, The Voice sped straight into its semifinals, putting the top 5 onstage with two performances each: one chosen in dedication to loved ones and one selected by their coach.
The Voice continues to keep its singers -- and its at-home audience -- on their toes, as Tuesday night's episode sent home not one, not two, but three contestants. This week, remaining players were either in the top four and therefore safe, or in the bottom four and on the Twitter-dependent chopping block.
As The Voice continues to add coaches and mentors -- this week featured the industry mentorship of Crosby, Stills and Nash's Graham Nash and producers Busbee, Scott Hendricks and Natural, and the official announcement that both Pharrell Williams and Gwen S
The Instant Save may be annoying to half of the country, and the weekly double eliminations might be occasionally harsh, but the best thing about The Voice is that it's a show that constantly changes. So far, season six has knocked out an entire round and replaced it with much better battles, and brought in Coldplay's Chris Martin as a universal mentor to all four teams.
The No Doubt singer is in talks to join the NBC competition series for season seven as a coach, multiple sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. She would take over for Christina Aguilera, who announced in February that she was pregnant with her second child.