Gwen Stefani may be "Just a Girl," but now she's the newest coach for
The network confirmed late Tuesday that the frontwoman for the band
Stefani will give viewers a taste of what to expect when she performs live on the May 5 telecast of "The Voice," currently wrapping up Season 6. Pharrell Williams, previously announced as a Season 7 judge, will also perform on that telecast.
Stefani and Williams will join original coaches
Stefani is likely hoping "The Voice" can spark a comeback -- much as it did for
Using a TV show to goose record sales has worked before, and not just for Lopez. Aguilera hadn't had a Top 10 hit in years until she teamed up with the pop duo Great Big World for the 2013 ballad "Say Something" -- which she helped promote by performing on "The Voice." The song peaked at No. 4 on the charts.