Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams aren’t the only huge additions heading to The Voice this season: Taylor Swift will stop by for an episode to serve as an advisor to the hopeful contestants, Us Weekly reports. “Taylor was an absolute pleasure to work with,” a source told Us of Swift’s The Voice appearance. “She had great feedback for all the contestants. She made for an amazing mentor.” Hopefully Swift won’t also be teaching contestants how to dance.
Swift is the latest superstar to be recruited as guest advisor for The Voice‘s seventh season. Much like Coldplay’s Chris Martin last season, Swift will assist all the contestants and not just one specific judge’s team. Along with Swift, Stevie Nicks (Team Adam Levine), Bush’s Gavin Rossdale (his wife’s Team Stefani), Little Big Town (Team Blake Shelton) and Alicia Keys (Team Williams) will also appear as guest mentors.
Swift’s songs have long been a favorite of Voice contestants, and in June 2013, Swift herself made a surprise appearance during the competition when she visited the rehearsal of contestant Michelle Chamuel, who was set to perform the Red smash “I Know You Were Trouble.” Swift gave Chamuel’s rendition enthusiastic approval. “That was so emotional. All the vocal runs you picked, it was so amazing,” Swift told Chamuel. “The way you doubled over with your hair in your face and everything, don’t stop doing that.”
The Voice‘s seventh season is scheduled to premiere on September 22, five weeks before Swift’s first ‘straight-up pop’ album 1989 arrives on October 27.