The dust has barely settled on Cassadee Pope’s big win on “The Voice” last month, but with big changes in store for the show’s fourth season — most notably the addition of two new coaches — it’s never too early to look ahead. Billboard recently attended a press conference with those newbies, Usher and Shakira, as well as mainstays Blake Shelton and Adam Levine. (Read more.)
The bad news: Usher fell from the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 after 12 weeks with “Yeah,” featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris. The good news: he replaced himself at the summit with follow-up “Burn,” which would reign for eight weeks.