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Why does country singer Blake Shelton leave The Voice after training in competition for 12 years?


Country singer Blake Shelton will make his last appearance as a coach on The Voice in Season 23.

Bryce Leatherwood, who had been crowned champion the previous season, gave Blake his ninth win. The singer, who has trained for 12 years and has nine wins, announced his departure from the show in October 2022, much to the disappointment of fans.

During his tenure as an instructor, he established himself as one of the most popular guides, known for his witty charm and rustic charm.

On the other hand, fans are excited to see what the future holds for both Blake and The Voice as the show evolves and brings in new talent with each season.

Following the announcement of Shelton’s departure

Blake took to Instagram and shared a commented post:

“I’ve been wrestling with this for a while, and I’ve decided it’s time for me to step away from The Voice after Season 23.”

This show has changed my life in every way for the better, and it will always make me feel like home. It’s been an amazing journey over 12 years of running the chair, and I want to thank everyone at NBC’s The Voice, every producer, writer, musician, crew, and caterer. you are the best.”

Summary of Blake Shelton in The Voice

Blake began training alongside Christina Aguilera, Cielo Green, and Adam Levine during the first season.

Levine and Shelton then trained together through Season 16, and since his internship, the show has featured a rotating cast of stars in the Red Chairs, including Shakira, Nick Jonas, and Gwen Stefani, whom Shelton met on the show and married. .

a A sneak peek into the country singer’s personal life

Blake, known for his public romance with fellow singer Gwen Stefani, whom he met on the show, had a strong bond that turned into marriage.

The couple have been dating since 2015 and got married legally in July 2021. Shelton has always talked about how much he enjoyed spending time with Gwen and her three sons from her previous marriage and how they became a family.

Blake Shelton, who is ready to jump to his next step in his profession, is all set to explore and move forward with new projects. He is open to new opportunities.

His other projects, which are in the works, include his own game show, Parmageddon, which he created in collaboration with The Voice host Carson Daly.

Shelton also revealed in a recent cover story for People magazine that he’s at a crossroads in his music career and is excited to take the time to see his next steps.

While he enjoyed releasing a song every now and then, he was keen to focus on what kind of record he wanted to make and whether it would fit in with the changing landscape of country music.

Also read: Did Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani fall in love? Here’s what we know

Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.