Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Singer Gwen Stefani will return as a coach on the twelfth season of the singing reality show “The Voice”.
NBC has renewed the hit singing competition show for seasons 12 and 13. “The Voice” is currently in the midst of its eleventh season with coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Alicia Keys and Miley Cyrus, along with host Carson Daly.
Cyrus will sit out of Season 12, which will see the return of Stefani, alongside Levine, Shelton and Keys. Daly will also return as host for that season, which will begin in February 2017, reports variety.com.
Cyrus is confirmed to be a coach on Season 13. At this time, no other coaches have been announced for that season, which will premiere in fall 2017.
“We can’t wait to experience the unique chemistry and energy Gwen, Alicia, Blake and Adam will bring to Season 12,” said Paul Telegdy, President of Alternative and Reality Group, NBC Entertainment.
“With Miley returning for Season 13, we are truly ecstatic about the unmatched musical know-how and talent coming together in our coming seasons.”
The series regularly plays a game of rotating musical chairs at the coaches’ panel, which has also featured Christina Aguilera, CeeLo Green, Shakira, Pharrell Williams and Usher over the years.