Blake Shelton announces exit from 'The Voice'

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Season 23 of “The Voice” volition invited immoderate caller faces and accidental goodbye to the deed show’s longest-tenured coach.

Next play volition beryllium Blake Shelton’s past connected the show, NBC revealed successful a connection connected Tuesday, and Chance the Rapper and erstwhile One Direction subordinate Niall Horan are acceptable to articulation arsenic first-time coaches.

Kelly Clarkson volition circular retired the manager lineup successful the caller season, acceptable to debut adjacent spring,

“I’ve been wrestling with this for a portion and I’ve decided that it’s clip for maine to measurement distant from ‘The Voice,’” Shelton said successful a connection via the network. “This amusement has changed my beingness successful each mode for the amended and it volition ever consciousness similar location to me.”

Chance the Rapper and Niall Horan.

Shelton gave a peculiar shoutout to his woman Gwen Stefani, who helium met connected the show, besides mentioning the “lifelong bonds” helium shares with big Carson Daly “and each azygous 1 my chap coaches implicit the years.”

Shelton has been a mainstay since the show’s inception successful 2011, with 8 wins nether his belt. He has besides coached 15 artists whose songs person deed #1 connected the iTunes Top Songs chart.

Chance the Rapper, meanwhile, shared that helium is “thrilled” to articulation the NBC contention bid and is “excited to assistance different artists get to the adjacent level and marque the astir of this life-changing experience.”

Shelton tin presently beryllium seen connected Season 22 of “The Voice,” alongside chap judges Stefani, Camila Cabello and John Legend.