Blake Shelton Announces Departure from The Voice After Season 23


It would quickly be the tip of a good-looking period on The Voice.

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

“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 after season 23,” the 46-year-old defined in an Instagram put up.

“This present has modified my life in each method for the higher and it’ll all the time really feel like residence to me.”

Shelton, after all, received to know his second spouse, Gwen Stefani, because of the latter additionally serving as a coach on The Voice for a bit; the couple celebrated its one-year anniversary in July.

Continued Shelton on social media:

“It’s been a hell of a journey over these 12 years of chair turns and I wish to thank everybody at The Voice from NBC, each producer, the writers, musicians, crew and catering individuals, you’re the finest.

“It takes a variety of work, ardour, and grownup drinks (Ha!) to drag off a dwell present twice every week.”

From there, the musician mirrored on the relationships he cultivated on the NBC competitors, whereas giving credit score to the contestants, as effectively.

“I’ve made lifelong bonds with Carson and each single one my fellow coaches through the years, together with my spouse, Gwen Stefani!” wrote Shelton.

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

Shelton began teaching on the inaugural season of The Voice alongside Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera and CeeLo Inexperienced.

The Maroon 5 frontman and Shelton teamed up on stage till Levine’s exit on season 16… and varied large names have crammed the pink chairs since..

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

All through his tenure on the fact sequence, Group Shelton earned eight wins in whole.

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton Engaged
Photograph through Getty

Except for Shelton’s departure, The Voice additionally introduced this week who might be teaching beside 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 on the sequence.

NBC is but to substantiate premiere date for season 23, however the ongoing season airs on NBC Mondays and Tuesdays at 8/7c lately — with Shelton, Stefani, Camila Cabello and John Legend as coaches.

Concluded Blake in his assertion:

Lastly, it’s about y’all, the followers, who watch and assist these artists, us coaches and everybody at ‘The Voice’ chasing their goals.

It wouldn’t occur with out you!

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