By Lynette Rice
June 30, 2011 at 06:30 PM EDT
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They’ll be back! NBC announced today that Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton, Adam Levine and Cee-Lo Green will return for a second season of The Voice. The quartet wrapped their first season on Wednesday, when Javier Colon was officially named “The Voice.” He scored a recording contract with Universal Republic, a $100,000 cash prize, and a key spot on the summer Voice tour that kicks off July 27 in Los Angeles.

“Our fantastic coaches were integral to the tremendous success of The Voice this year and we are thrilled that they are all returning,” said Paul Telegdy, NBC’s head of alternative programming, in a statement.  “We look forward to building season two and making The Voice an even greater experience for fans.”

Season 2 of the show is expected to bow in the winter.

Wednesday’s finale was watched by 10.8 million viewers and received a 3.5 preliminary adults 18-49 rating. It ranked as NBC’s best non-sports performance in this slot in years. (Plus, it was up 6 percent from last week’s season low.

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A rotating chair-full of judges search for the next great superstar singer on this NBC reality show.
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