Blake Shelton is hanging up his hat.
On Oct. 11, The Voice coach introduced his plans to depart the singing competitors after its subsequent season in spring 2023.
In a publish on Instagram, Shelton—the one star to look on each season of the present because it started in 2011—revealed he had been “wrestling with this for some time,” however in the end made the choice to vacate his chair.
“This present has modified my life in each means for the higher and it all the time really feel like house to me,” Shelton wrote. “It has been a hell of a experience 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 number of work, ardour, and grownup drinks (Ha!) to tug off a stay present twice per week.”
In fact, The Voice has been greater than a only a skilled gig for Shelton—it is modified the course of his life, as nicely.
“I’ve made lifelong bonds with Carson [Daly] and each single one in every of my fellow coaches through the years,” he wrote, “together with my spouse Gwen Stefani!” (ICYMI, the couple, who wed in July 2021, met when she first joined the present in 2014.)