Tuesday, March 1, 2011 12:24am ET by  
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Adam Levine and Cee Lo front TV show

Maroon 5’s Adam Levine and Cee Lo Green have been confirmed as coaches on a new US TV talent show based on a successful Dutch production.

‘The Voice,’ which premieres on ABC in April, will be tough competition for FOX’s Simon Cowell fronted ‘The X Factor.’

“I am so happy that Adam and Cee Lo have joined the coach panel for ‘The Voice,’ says producer, Mark Burnett. “Aside from being incredible voices, they bring years of experience in the music industry and a really cool vibe that has never been seen before on a music competition series."

Cee Lo said in a statement: “Being a coach on 'The Voice' is a substantial responsibility, and I take it with sincerity and distinction" while Levine said he’s “absolutely thrilled” to be involved.


Watch Maroon 5 perform ‘Sunday Morning’ live in Amsterdam last night here: