'The Voice' Earns High Praise on Twitter
NBC's new singing competition, featuring Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Cee Lo Green, debuted Tuesday night.
Does American Idol finally some real competition?
You might say it does, based on Twitter reactions to NBC's new singing competition The Voice. During its Tuesday night premiere, the show became a top two trending topic, with nearly all of the reactions positive.
There was high praise for the Mark Burnett-produced show as well as its four judges: Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine, Cee Lo Green and Blake Shelton.
"#thevoice is MY NEW FAVE COMPETITION SHOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! they are all AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" tweeted Mel Jogia.
Added Nathan Borcherdt: "ohmygosh. I'm loving #TheVoice! Good job @NBC! #fb"
All of the judges also earned praise.
"Watching #TheVoice," wrote Ryan Greenberg. "Pretty impressed so far. Good concept, good talent, and... Christina Aguilera. What more could you want?
Added Heather Peggs: "Damn this show is really good. This stuff makes me cry. @ceelogreen is so sweet. Love #thevoice to see his personality."
Tweeted Abi Maison: "I love watching @blakeshelton on #thevoice, he's so freakin' funny!"
"So far, I am team Adam and team Blake on #thevoice. I liked Blake better as a singer, but I really loved Adam tonight :)," added Abby S. Salvatore.
While Chuck Taylor wrote that he was "decidedy not watching!" it was hard to find actually criticism from those who did watch.
Some tweeters even wrote that they liked it better than Idol.
"#TheVoice is definitely going to be bigger than American Idol...new favorite show!" wrote Stephanie Conroy.
Added Melissa Zimmerman: "Watchin #TheVoice ... Good showww I like it so far. Better than #AmericanIdol"
Tweeted Kodee Tyler Dahl: "Watched #TheVoice tonight! Gotta love that show! The judges banter is entertaining! Its a better #americanidol!"
"I think #thevoice is gonna end American idol," added another identified only as Kimberly.