The Voice’s fifth season kicked off September 23 in an electrifying premiere.

Original coaches Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green returned, taking their spots back from the season four substitutes Shakira and Usher. They joined other coaches Adam Levine and Blake Shelton for an opening performance of "I Love Rock n’ Roll," made famous by Joan Jett.

Matt Schuler, with his rendition of Young The Giant’s Cough Syrup was easily the highlight of the night and got an immediate reaction — all four judges turned their chairs a mere 10 seconds in, all at nearly the same time, making it difficult to see who hit his/her button first. They fought like mad, with Levine giving a standing ovation atop his chair, Shelton clapping all the way up the stage, and Aguilera pulling him into a hug — which ultimately won him over and gave Team Aguilera its first member. Also joining Team Aguilera is Josh Logan, who sang Alex Clare’s Too Close.

James Wolpert, an Apple employee, too had all four judges fighting hard over him with his rendition of Jack White’s Love Interruption. He ultimately chose to join Team Levine. Levine got three members for his team that night, which also included 54-year-old Donna Allen – who sang Joe Cocker’s You Are So Beautiful and hopes to be the first above-40 winner‚ and Nic Hawk, who sang "Hit ‘Em Up Style (Oops!)" by Blu Cantrell.

Green won over two contestants in the premiere – Kat Robichaud, who sang the Kiki Dee Band’s "I’ve Got The Music In Me," and Caroline Pennell, who sang "Anything Could Happen" by Ellie Goulding.

Three-time The Voice winner Shelton walked away with only one gain the first night – Shelby Z, who sang Gretchen Wilson’s "Here For The Party" and turned three chairs overall.

The blind auditions continue tonight on NBC.

-Ava Butler

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