Kelly Clarkson will join NBC's "The Voice" as a coach for season 14, Variety reports. Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson has been announced as a coach on the show's 13th season, which will begin airing in fall 2017.
Kelly Clarkson is returning to the sphere of reality TV music competitions, this time as a coach instead of a contestant.
The star is going to be a coach in season 14 of the NBC hit show.
Kelly will join longtime coaches Adam Levine and Blake Shelton for season 14 of The Voice when it premieres in the USA next year.
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The Grammy victor will work with fellow judges Blake Shelton and Adam Levine.
Clarkson, a mother of two, delivered son Remington Alexander a little more than a year ago, just a week after she performed via remote video on the series finale of Idol, then on Fox. The deal with "The Voice" scuttles any possible return to "Idol" for Clarkson, who was the victor of the talent competition's first season in 2002 and appeared as a guest judge during the show's 15th and final season on Fox.
Idol wrapped up its tenure just last April so trust me when I say this, no one is missing it. "Watch out Shelton, I'm comin' to win!" she said in a statement.
"I'm so excited to join The Voice at NBC".
The 12th season of The Voice is now underway, airing Monday and Tuesday nights with coaches Shelton, Levine, Alicia Keys and Gwen Stefani.
Simon Cowell isn't holding back when it comes to sharing his thoughts on the return of "American Idol".
Disney co-chairman Ben Sherwood warned America to "get ready for the return of a bigger, bolder and better-than-ever Idol".