With The Voice well underway and competition heated, Adam Levine has to do whatever he can to set himself apart from the other judges. He looks left and sees Shakira’s majestic mane, Usher’s modified hi-top fade, and Blake Shelton‘s luxurious curls. What, he asks, can he do to make his hair more distinctive?
We’re not sure that’s exactly how it went down, but there’s got to be some explanation for the sleek, half-shaved, half-clipped and fully gelled do he was sporting at last night’s Voice season 6 private concert in L.A. (As a reminder, his typical hairdo is more like this.) According to a source who attended the concert, “I’d say it made him look less ‘model’ handsome and more biker-boy slick, especially with all the product he had in it to make it form like that. It was a very different look for him.”
Of course, his best frienemy Shelton didn’t miss an opportunity to needle him about his new look. This is how that conversation went down, verbatim, when we interviewed the duo on the red carpet: