Blake Shelton broadcasts exit from ‘The Voice’ as new coaches be a part of
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Season 23 of “The Voice” will welcome some new faces and say goodbye to the hit present’s longest-tenured coach.
Next season can be Blake Shelton’s final on the present, NBC revealed in an announcement on Tuesday, and Chance the Rapper and former One Direction member Niall Horan are set to affix as first-time coaches.
Kelly Clarkson will spherical out the coach lineup within the new season, set to debut subsequent spring,
“I’ve been wrestling with this for some time and I’ve determined that it’s time for me to step away from ‘The Voice,’” Shelton stated in an announcement by way of the community. “This present has modified my life in each means for the higher and it’ll all the time really feel like dwelling to me.”
Shelton gave a particular shoutout to his spouse Gwen Stefani, who he met on the present, additionally mentioning the “lifelong bonds” he shares with host Carson Daly “and each single one my fellow coaches through the years.”
Shelton has been a mainstay for the reason that present’s inception in 2011, with eight wins underneath his belt. He has additionally coached 15 artists whose songs have hit #1 on the iTunes Top Songs chart.
Chance the Rapper, in the meantime, shared that he’s “thrilled” to affix the NBC competitors sequence and is “excited to assist different artists get to the subsequent stage and profit from this life-changing expertise.”
Shelton can at the moment be seen on Season 22 of “The Voice,” alongside fellow judges Stefani, Camila Cabello and John Legend.