Posted by | Ray Cornelius

Grammy-winning vocalist Jill Scott can now add music mentor to her many list of accomplishments. The Philadelphia-bred R&B singer is teaming up with Usher for this season of the popular music competition, The Voice.

scott and usherUsher spoke very highly of Scott to EXTRA’s  Renee Bargh, “That’s my secret weapon, incredible, as a writer, as a musician, as an actress, all those elements really help to prepare artists.”

This is Scott’s first appearance on the show and a promotional opportunity she didn’t want to pass up, “When Usher calls, you take the call,” said Scott. When asked what advice she would give to aspiring singers Scott replied, “Listen to your gut, follow your heart and it will lead you somewhere special.”

Kudos to Jill on securing the new gig!

The Voice  airs Monday, February 24 at 8 p.m. EST on NBC.

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