The musical chairs of The Voice continue, as Ariana Grande is replacing Nick Jonas for the 21st Season of the singing competition show, alongside Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, and Blake Shelton.
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The singer shared the news on her socials last Tuesday, sharing that she’s ‘thrilled, honoured, and excited’ to be joining the show! Meanwhile, Jonas went back to the coaching panel for Season 20 of The Voice, after being replaced by Gwen Stefani for Season 19.
Jenny Groom, EVP Unscripted Content for NBCUniversal Television and Streaming shared, ‘As an undeniable force in pop music, Ariana’s inimitable success in the music industry is extraordinary. We were thrilled to learn that she is a true fan of The Voice and know that this enthusiasm will add to her impact as a dynamic coach.’
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‘Ariana is a visionary with over a decade of experience in the music industry. Her unmatched vocal skills, creativity and unique expertise on all facets of the industry will make her an invaluable coach to the next generation of artists.’, she added.
In response, Ari shared, ‘I’m so honoured and excited to join The Voice family. I have been a huge fan of the show for such a long time. I can’t wait to go head-to-head with the incredible coaches, get to know these new artists and help to take their craft to the next level.’