News broke Friday that NBC’s singing competition “The Voice” will have a new coach when the show returns in September for season 17. Adam Levine, who had already been announced as a returning coach for the upcoming season, is leaving the show.
Gwen Stefani has been named as Levine’s replacement. Stefani returns to “The Voice” after having been a coach on the show in seasons four and six.
“The Voice” host Carson Daly broke the news this morning on NBC’s “Today” show. Levine, the frontman of the rock band Maroon 5, is one of “The Voice’s” original cast members, having been on the show for all of its 16 seasons.
“The Voice” wrapped its 16th season earlier this week.
Here’s the announcement …