Reality TV smackdown: ‘American Idol’ judges vs. ‘The Voice’ coaches (Poll)

With the rivalry between singing competition shows “American Idol” and “The Voice” about to heat up again in early 2015, it’s time for YOU to decide which reality program has the best panel of judges. Vote in our poll below.

On “American Idol,” the returning panel will consist of Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr., while the current coaches on “The Voice” are Blake Shelton, Pharrell Williams, Gwen Stefani and Adam Levine.

Did you correctly predict Sugar Joans, Jessie Pitts would be eliminated?

After voting in our new poll below, be sure to join in the fun predicting the outcome of “The Voice” every week.

In our contest, you can pick which artists will be eliminated next week, who will be the overall winner this year, and even which coach will take the crown. Get these questions right and you could find yourself on our Season 7 leaderboard next week. Last season’s contest winner was Brian Clores. You can click here to check out his archived point totals.

We had two of our users with 100% perfect predictions this past week: bondzzz and KylieistBoi (see chart at left) or click HERE for full results.

Can you match their perfect scores or even take down Brian this year? Get started with your predictions HERE or scroll down and tell us who you think will win “The Voice” using our easy drag-and-drop menu. To check the current rankings of all your favorite singers, visit the show’s prediction page. There, you will find which contenders are out front and who’s falling behind based on their overall Gold Derby predictions.

Do you have what it takes to win the cutthroat reality competition here at Gold Derby? Our grand prize winner will receive a $100 Amazon gift certificate and the chance to talk to host Carson Daly at season’s end. And every week, we will be canvassing our top predictors who will share their insights.

To get started, CLICK HERE or scroll down and make your first prediction using our easy drag-and-drop menu. Don’t worry, you can keep changing your predictions right up until show time. But we urge you not to wait till then. 

Why? Because your predictions will factor into our official racetrack odds that are pored over by other “The Voice” fans and TV execs who want to know which artists you love and hate, who you want to win and who you are desperate to see get a send-off.

Are Matt McAndrew and Luke Wade really the frontrunners to win ‘The Voice’?

To enter your predictions, make sure you are logged into your Gold Derby account or register for a free account via Facebook, Twitter or Google.

After logging in, click on the “Predictions” button found at the top-right of every page. That will bring you to a list of every event currently being predicted at Gold Derby.

We are forecasting everything from the results on reality TV shows like “The Amazing Race” and “Survivor” to the body count on “The Walking Dead” to the winners of the Oscars, Golden Globes and Grammys. 

Click on any box to bring up that event, then scroll down to start making your predictions.

For each TV show, cast your votes on several different questions relating to the upcoming episode. And remember to place your special 200-point bet wisely. 

Get started with your predictions for “The Voice” by predicting which artist will win Season 7 by using our easy drag-and-drop menu below the poll.

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