Adam Levine, Prepping for ‘The Voice’ Season 2, Shares His Favorite Music, TV, and Movies

Adam Levine. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

“‘The Voice’ has changed my name from the guy in Maroon 5 to Adam Levine, and I’m very happy to have a name..again.” So says Adam Levine, who coached the smooth-voiced Javier Colonto victory in the first season of “The Voice.” “He’s great, we have a lot of laughs together,” says Christina Aguilera. “But he does bring out my feistiness.” In person, Levine is a self-assured joker, quick, clever, smooth, talented, and hot (today the ladies on the set are whispering admiringly about tight fitting T-shirt), and the funny thing is the same can be said about the NBC competition show. “It’s about one thing – hearing these people sing,” says Levine, who reveals even more in the new profile below. “The chemistry between the four coaches was the genius of [executive producer] Mark Burnett,” he says, adding, “The blind audition is the most exciting part of show. I think it’s the essence of what the show is.” Before season two premieres on February 5 – immediately after the Super Bowl on NBC – we asked Adam to share his favorite music, TV shows, and movies. Here’s what makes him turn his chair around.

Top 5 Performances of Last Season:

-Love is a Battlefield (Cee Lo and Vicci Martinez)

– Lady Marmalade (Team Christina)

– Arms of an Angel (Javier Colon)

– Landslide (Stevie Nicks and Javier Colon)

– Heartless (Dia Frampton)

Top 5  Movie Picks:

– E.T.

Pulp Fiction

– Dazed and Confused

– The Big Lebowski

– Kill Bill

Top TV Show Pick:

Sons of Anarchy


Top 5 Songs:

– Purple Rain (Prince)

– In my Life (The Beatles)

– Over the Hills and Far Away (Led Zeppelin)

– If it’s Magic (Stevie Wonder)

-The Long and Winding Road (Ray Charles Version)

Top 5 Music Videos:

– Sledge Hammer (Peter Gabriel)

– Give it Away (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

– Thriller (Michael Jackson)

– Here It Goes Again (the treadmill video) (OK Go)

– November Rain (Guns N’ Roses)

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