Jordan chats with Josh Groban on new singing show, “Rising Star”

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) Jordan Carson sits down with Josh Groban in the Social Sizzle Celebrity Spill Room about the new ABC show, “Rising Star”. Internationally acclaimed singer and songwriter Josh Groban, country music superstar Brad Paisley, pop music sensation Kesha, and hip hop artist and actor Ludacris headline ABC’s “Rising Star,” which premieres SUNDAY, JUNE 22 (9:00-11:00 p.m.).

The Rising Star app serves as your judging tool for viewers at home, and puts the power directly in your hands. Every Sunday at 9|8c on ABC, you will decide the fate of each singer before their performance is over. You hold their dreams in your hands as you decide who will be the next Rising Star.Become a Rising Star home judge and—for the first time ever—see yourself and your vote count in real time on your TV. Download the Rising Star app here! 

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“Rising Star” completely reinvents the traditional singing competition as – for the first time ever – the audience has the final say in real time. The show follows a group of aspiring singers as they perform live. During the performances, viewers vote in real time via an app to determine if the singer will advance in the competition. If the voting reaches a certain threshold, the performer moves on. In addition, the performer can see how the voting is going throughout the performance, so the feedback is immediate and dramatic.
 
ABOUT JOSH GROBAN
Possessing one of the most outstanding and instantly recognizable voices in music, singer, songwriter, and actor Josh Groban has entertained fans across the globe with his multi-platinum albums and DVDs (25 million sold worldwide), electrifying live performances, and comedic film and television appearances. The 32-year-old Los Angeles native is the only artist who has had two albums appear on the Top 20 Best-Selling Albums list of the past decade, according to Billboard. He has appeared in the feature film “Crazy, Stupid, Love,” as well as on NBC’s “The Office” and CBS’ “The Crazy Ones”, and in 2011 completed a sold-out world tour. In February of last year, Josh released his 6th studio album entitled “All That Echoes” which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. In October of 2013, Groban kicked off the North American leg of his “In The Round” tour, which brings the intimate feel of a theater to an arena setting with its one-of-a-kind, 360-degree, interactive concert experience. The tour is Groban’s best-reviewed one to date.  An active arts education philanthropist and advocate, Groban is a member of Americans for the Arts Artists Committee and Groban’s Find Your Light Foundation helps enrich the lives of young people through arts, education, and cultural awareness. 

 

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