| The current judges on Holland’s show are not well-known in the US, but in Holland, they are all stars. One even has a place in the Guinness Book of World Records due to a hit single that stayed at the top of Dutch charts for 12 consecutive weeks.
According to the official statement for the show, "The Voice of Holland" is on a mission to find the artist with the right mindset and the best voice in Holland. Judges there are searching for someone with a unique style that is all their own. It says they are looking for singers with class. The Dutch show provides coaches that include some of the Netherlands leading artists. These coaches teach and drill new contestants, molding them into experienced performers. This show inspired "The Voice" for American audiences.
The American version has become a serious competition for other reality shows like "Idol" and "The X Factor". It first debuted in 2011 and has increased in ratings and a loyal fan base since then. While the show has seen judges come and go, it has kept its original host, Carson Daily. He started in 2011 and remains with the show.
Other parts of the world also enjoy a version of "The Voice". Afghanistan, China, Australia, Chile, Brazil and Canada all have their own versions of the show. There is also a children’s version that airs in the US, on the Spanish network Telemundo, as well as in Germany, Albania and the Netherlands.
"The Voice of Holland" started a fan favorite that has spread across continents. Almost every country in the world has a version of "The Voice", with each country adding its own unique flavor to the set format of the show. The formula has paid off to produce stars the world over.
The Voice is an American reality TV show, where contestants sing in a competition to win $100,000 and a record deal with Universal Music Group. The coaches are well know musicians and help the contestants reach their full potential. Coaches have included, Adam Levine (lead singer of Maroon 5), Blake Shelton, Cee Lo Green, Christina Aguilera, Shakira, and Usher.