A singing sensation who has chalked up awards at the Grammys, Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA … and oh yeah, the Oscars … is joining NBC’s “The Voice.” The network announced today that Jennifer Hudson will be a coach on the show starting this fall.
Hudson joins Miley Cyrus, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton on the show’s 13th season.
Hudson is a platinum recording artist known for “Dreamgirls,” “Hairspray Live!” and other performances.
Paul Telegdy, president of the Alternative and Reality Group for NBC Entertainment, said of Hudson: “Jennifer is an extraordinary vocal talent and one of the premier voices of our time. She embodies the experience, expertise, positivity and sheer talent that ‘The Voice’ stands for. Her exceptional skills as a singer and actress have extended to film, television and Broadway, which makes her an incredible addition and a natural fit for our show.”
Please click here for more about Hudson and additional details on “The Voice” in the NBC announcement.