It’s not surprising at all that The Voice has become one of NBC's longest-running singing competition shows of all time. It’s recently been renewed for Season 23, which means a new batch of hopeful singers will be able to show off their talent in front of millions of viewers.
A new season also means that new coaches are being added to the mix. Every season of The Voice that’s premiered so far has included some of the most talented musicians in the industry behind those turning chairs, and Season 23 isn’t going to break that pattern. Here’s what everyone should know about new coaches that will be showing their faces during Season 23 in the new year.
Who are the new coaches on 'The Voice' for Season 23?
According to TV Line, NBC just announced that there will be two wonderful new faces added to the lineup of coaches on The Voice. Chance the Rapper is one of those new additions. Chance has been releasing music since 2012 when he first dropped his debut mixtape. In 2013, he started garnering worldwide attention from mainstream music listeners.
Chance and Niall will be working alongside Kelly Clarkson, a veteran coach on the show. She found fame after winning American Idol back in 2004. In fact, she was the first-ever winner of such a huge singing competition show. Blake Shelton is another veteran coach viewers will see in Season 23, but it’s important to note that this will also be his last season.
Why is Blake Shelton leaving ‘The Voice’ in 2023?
After more than a decade with the show, Blake announced his exit in a lengthy Instagram post.
He wrote, “I’ve been wrestling with this for a while, and I’ve decided that it’s time for me to step away from The Voice after next season. This show has changed my life in every way for the better, and it will always feel like home to me. It’s been a hell of a ride over these last 12 years of chair turns, and I want to thank everyone at The Voice from NBC …"
He went on to describe the lifelong bonds and friendships he created with fellow coaches and the fact that he met his wife, Gwen Stefani, on the show. He gave a shout-out to all of the talented singers who have impressed him over the years. He ended the note by shouting out all of the fans who have been supportive of the show since day one.
According to Us Weekly, Blake certainly isn’t the only coach to part ways with the show. Some of the other famous individuals who have come and go include Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine, Shakira, and Miley Cyrus.