The Voice adds a 5th coach: You!

Feb 7, 2012 at 8:45 p.m. ET

Season two of The Voice is in full swing. The competition is fierce and the judges need help cutting the fat. NBC is sponsoring a new interactive game called The Fifth Coach, which allows viewers to choose their own singers, create teams and predict the big winner.

The Voice castDo you have an ear for talent? If so, you might have what it takes to be the newest coach for NBC's The Voice.

Move over Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine, Cee Lo Green and Blake Shelton. The music competition is kick-starting its second season with a new social app that gives power to the people.

It's called The Fifth Coach, and it's an interactive game that allows fans to pick singers, build teams and predict winners after each Battle Round. The app lets you make coaching decisions and compete against friends or other users while earning points and rewards.

With rewards, players can win amazing Voice-themed merchandise. And if you're really good, you could snag the grand prize, which includes an all-expenses paid trip to Los Angeles to meet the season two winner!

You can find out more on The Fifth Coach by visiting its official Facebook page. The game won't become fully functional until the competition's Battle Round, but you can start building your fantasy team now!

The Voice recently returned to the NBC lineup on Super Bowl Sunday, before debuting in its regular time slot. Its latest airing was the highest-rated program of the night earning an impressive 17.7 million viewers. It also hit an eight-year high in the coveted 18-49 demographic.

Thanks to The Voice and the musical drama Smash (11.5 million), NBC was Monday's most-watched network.

Here's more info on how you can become The Fifth Coach:

The Voice airs Mondays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.

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