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Blake Shelton Announces Departure from The Voice After Season 23

Blake Shelton Announces Departure from The Voice After Season 23

This may quickly be the top of the good-looking period on The Voice.

On Tuesday, the nation singer introduced that the following season of the singing competitors present could be the final, ending a streak of 23 consecutive seasons with the favored program.

“I have been wrestling with this for some time and I’ve determined that it is time for me to step away from The Voice after season 23,” the 46-year-old defined in an Instagram submit.

“This present has modified my life in each approach for the higher and it’ll at all times really feel like dwelling to me.”

Shelton, in fact, knew his second spouse, Gwen Stefani, because the latter additionally briefly served as a coach on The Voice; the couple celebrated a one-year birthday in July.

Shelton continued on social media:

“It has been a really grueling journey throughout these 12 years of fixing seats and I wish to thank everybody at The Voice of NBC, each producer, author, musician, crew and caterer, you’re the greatest.

“It takes a number of work, ardour and grownup drink (Ha!) to do a dwell present twice per week.”

From there, the musician mirrored on the connection he solid on the NBC competitors, whereas rewarding the contestants as properly.

“I’ve shaped a lifelong bond with Carson and each considered one of my co-coaches through the years, together with my spouse, Gwen Stefani!” wrote Shelton.

“I’ve to provide an enormous shout out to the singers – the Voices who come on this stage season after season and amaze us with their expertise and a particular thanks to those that selected me to be their coach.”

Shelton started teaching the inaugural season of The Voice with Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera and CeeLo Inexperienced.

Maroon 5 frontman and Shelton labored collectively on stage till Levine’s launch in season 16… and numerous massive names have stuffed the purple seats since..

These embody Miley Cyrus, Shakira, Usher, Ariana Grande Nick Jonas and plenty of extra.

Throughout his tenure on the truth collection, Workforce Shelton earned a complete of eight wins.

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton Engaged
Picture by way of Getty

Along with Shelton’s departure, The Voice additionally introduced this week who will coach alongside him for Season 23.

Kelly Clarkson will mark her return after leaving season 21, whereas Likelihood the Rapper and Niall Horan will make their debuts within the collection.

NBC has but to substantiate a premiere date for season 23, however the ongoing season airs on NBC Monday and Tuesday at 8/7c right now—with Shelton, Stefani, Camila Cabello and John Legend as coaches.

Blake concludes in his assertion:

Lastly, it is about all of you, the followers, watching and supporting these artists, us coaches, and everybody at ‘The Voice’ chasing their desires.

It would not have occurred with out you!