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‘The Voice’ Coaches Perform ‘Put a Little Love in Your Heart’: Watch

The Voice coaches are bringing a little church to the singing competition’s set ahead of Monday’s season 25 premiere.

For the show’s traditional season-opener group performance, John Legend, Reba McEntire, Chance the Rapper and Dan + Shay got together to sing a soulful rendition of Jackie DeShannon’s “Put a Little Love in Your Heart.” With the country duo’s Dan Smyers on guitar, all five of the coaches took turns singing lines from the song as a huge gospel choir surrounding the stage provided ethereal harmonies.

“All the world will be a better place/ For you and me,” the collective sang, each star’s unique voice contrasting with the others. “You just wait and see, wait and see.”

DeShannon peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Put a Little Love in Your Heart” in 1969.

This season of The Voice launches Monday (Feb. 26), with Legend, McEntire and Chance all returning form previous panels. It’ll mark Smyers and Shay Mooney’s first time as coaches — the pair have previously been involved with the show as guest advisors — and the two will share a spinning chair and button. And yes, they’re aware that the setup might pose some challenges.

“When we were flying out [to L.A.] for the first time, we looked over at each other’s like, ‘Should we come up with some kind of strategy, like two taps on the knee is a yes?’ We didn’t realize when they started taping that there’s cameras on you from every angle at all times, you’re miked up,” Mooney told Billboard Friday. “If one of us is really feeling it, we’ve given each other permission to go ahead and smash that button and turn that chair around. But the two chairs, one button [thing] is an interesting dynamic.”

Watch the coaches perform “Put a Little Love in Your Heart” above.

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