‘The Voice’ Winner Javier Colon Lands Guest Gig on ‘Playboy Club’

by | September 16, 2011 at 10:18 AM | TV News

Javier Colon (Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Javier Colon (Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Javier Colon had the pipes to become the first winner of “The Voice” and now the singer’s smooth sound has landed him another prime-time gig.

Colon has been cast to portray Ray Charles on NBC’s upcoming period drama “The Playboy Club.”

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Colon has signed on to play Ray Charles in an upcoming episode, in which he’ll sing “Let the Good Times Roll,’ ” according to Billboard.

The swingin’ sixties series is casting popular current singers to play music legends of the past. Producers told us last month that they are also looking to cast such icons as Sammy Davis Jr., Sam Cook, Tina Turner and Frank Sinatra.

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“The Playboy Club” debuts Monday, Sept. 19 at 10/9c on NBC. Add it to your Watchlist Now!

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