Christina Aguilera Returning To The Voice For Season 5 With $12M Paycheck

Christina Aguilera is bringing home quite a few pretty pennies for the upcoming Season 5 of NBC’s “The Voice.”

The singer will return to her spinning chair for an impressive $12 million, a source told Access Hollywood.

Initial reports suggested the Grammy winner would be pulling a whopping $ 17 million to return.

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Christina and Cee Lo Green left for Season 4 of the hit reality singing competition to pursue outside projects, and Shakira and Usher stepped in to fill the vacant coaches’ spots.

Producer Mark Burnett previously told The Hollywood Reporter that coaches coming and going would not be out of the ordinary for “The Voice.”

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“These are current touring artists, so it’s a matter of balancing schedules,” he said in July “They’re all in demand and we’re just balancing it all.”

No word yet on which coach will be leaving to make room for Christina’s return.

“The Voice” is currently down to the Top 12 as the Season 4 live rounds continue on NBC.

-- Jesse Spero

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