'American Idol' or 'The Voice?' Quiz

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The judges of this show's final season include Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban.

"American Idol's" 15th season — dubbed The Farewell Season — features Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban.

This show's format features five stages of competition.

"The Voice" first begins with the blind auditions, followed by the battle rounds, the knockouts, the live playoffs and finally, the live performance shows.

John de Mol is the creator behind which talent show?

If you said "The Voice," you are right. Simon Fuller created "American Idol."

When did Harry Connick Jr. join "American Idol?"

Connick joined "American Idol" for Season 13, helping revive the show with his wit and honesty.

Who has NOT been a judge on "The Voice?"

CeeLo and Shakira have both been judges on "The Voice," while Nicki Minaj was a judge on "American Idol."

Which show did Kanye West perform "Gold Digger" during an "audition?"

Kanye surprised the judges on The Farewell Season of "American Idol" by "auditioning" in San Francisco.

Who was the first judge/mentor to win on "The Voice?"

Adam Levine and his artist Javier Colon won the first season of "The Voice."

Howard Stern was in talks to be a judge on this show, but ended up as a judge on "America's Got Talent" instead.

Negotiations for Stern to replace Simon Cowell on "American Idol" in Season 10 fell through, and he eventually landed on "America's Got Talent."

Who has the most wins as a mentor on "The Voice?"

Adam Levine is close behind with three wins, but Blake Shelton is the team to beat with four wins.

Love him or hate him, this judge from "American Idol" is the longest-standing from either show.

Simon Cowell may get credit for being the snarkiest judge, but Randy Jackson stuck it out longer than any other.

In Season 9 of this show, Dolly Parton dropped by to give the final four artists singing advice.

Parton mentored the final vocalists and even performed on "The Voice."

Which show has produced more successful artists to date?

"American Idol," hands down, has produced more superstars, including big names like Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson, Chris Daughtry and Jordin Sparks.

Lady Gaga, Sheryl Crow and Beyoncé all performed on Season 10 of this show.

That would be "American Idol." Season 10 also saw the age limit to participate lowered to 15.

Which show has 65 Primetime Emmy nominations, including eight wins?

American Idol has won eight Primetime Emmy awards in its 14 seasons on air. The Voice has 25 nominations and four wins.

This show won the 2015 Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program.

"The Voice" beat out other popular reality shows, including "Dancing With The Stars" and "Top Chef," to win Outstanding Reality-Competition Program in 2015.

Comedian Brian Dunkelman left this show after co-hosting for one season.

Dunkelman shared the stage with "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest for the inaugural season in 2002, then decided to leave to pursue a career in acting.

This show has spawned everything from a live tour and theme park attraction to multiple video games and mobile apps.

American Idol has been a cash cow for its creators, with multiple live tours, a theme park attraction at Walt Disney World in Florida, and video games for PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360.

This show had a nursery so one of its judges could keep her 5-month-old with her on set during filming of Season 8.

Christina Aguilera kept her young daughter, Summer Rain, on set of Season 8 of "The Voice."

Twenty-two-year-old Jordan Smith was the winner of which show?

Jordan Smith won Season 9 of "The Voice" for Team Adam and is working on a studio album with producer David Foster.

Which judge on "American Idol" was slammed on social media for suggesting a contestant "sings like a heavy girl?"

On the January 2016 premiere of "American Idol's" Season 15, Jennifer Lopez commented to Harry Connick Jr. that contestant Lindita Halimi "sings like a heavy girl." Social media erupted over the comment, which clearly was seen as insulting.

Which "American Idol" winner's song was chosen as the theme song for NBC's coverage of the 2012 Summer Olympics?

Phillip Phillips' was given a boost when his song, "Home," was selected as the theme for NBC's Olympics coverage, as well as many other TV projects.

This show sends its judges on the road to cities across the United States to select contestants for the upcoming season.

Unlike "American Idol," "The Voice's" celebrity judges don't go out on the road to hear the hundreds of contestants eager for a spot on the show.

Missy Elliott, Selena Gomez, John Fogerty and Brad Paisley all made appearances on Season 9 of this show.

Pharrell Williams, Gwen Stefani, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton were joined by these four advisers, who helped coach their contestants throughout Season 9 of "The Voice."

Kelly Clarkson's hit song "Miss Independent" was co-written by a judge from which show?

Christina Aguilera, one of the original judges on "The Voice," was co-writer on Clarkson's song "Miss Independent."

Which "American Idol" judge has also served as the executive producer of "America's Got Talent" since its inception in 2006?

Simon Cowell is the executive producer of the hit show "America's Got Talent" and will be replacing Howard Stern as a judge for the 2016 season.

Which two judges on "The Voice" have been romantically linked together?

After divorces within months of each other in 2015, judges Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton began dating each other.

Carson Daly is the host of which show?

If you missed this one, you definitely haven't been watching. Carson Daly is the host of "The Voice." Ryan Seacrest hosts "American Idol."

In 2014 Coca-Cola ended its sponsorship of which show?

Gone are the giant Coca-Cola cups from the judge's table. After 13 seasons, Coca-Cola say goodbye to "American Idol."

The mobile app for this show lets users suggest songs they want to hear.

"The Voice" Official App lets users play along, build their own teams, tweet to the coaches and artists, suggest songs they want to hear and more.

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