Blake Shelton, who has been a coach on The Voice since its inception in 2011, might be leaving the reality show soon.
In a recent interview with Today With Hoda and Jenn, the country singer dropped a major hint about leaving the show, which led to fans being worried.
Adam Levine’s The Voice exit in 2019 was already difficult for fans to accept. Now, it seems like they might be in for some more disappointment.
Is Blake Shelton leaving The Voice?
On the chat-show, Blake Shelton admitted that he loves being a judge and coach on The Voice, but he might take a step back from the spotlight soon.
The 44-year-old shared that he wants to live a simpler life and hopes it happens soon. “I hope that’s not too far down the road,” he said. “Ten years sounds like way too long to me. I’d like to see that sooner than later.”
In the past few years, Shelton has been juggling between filming The Voice in LA, touring around the US and then staying at his Oklahoma home.
Blake Shelton and his fiancée, Gwen Stefani are also planning to tie the knot in the summer of 2021. Adding on to how both of them wish to lead quieter lives, he said, “I mean, we’ve both pretty much taken it to the limit as far as our careers go and touring and now the television thing.”
“It’s been fortunate to accomplish a lot of things. But, hopefully, at some point, we get a chance to live some life.”
Blake Shelton has had an extremely successful run as a coach on the singing competition. He has seven winning artists to his credit, the most for any coach on the show ever.
The God’s Country singer will be the last original coach to leave The Voice. While Adam Levine left after season 16, CeeLo Green and Christina Aguilera left after season 3. They then returned together for season 5.
Presently, the red chairs belong to John Legend, Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, and Blake Shelton. But Ariana Grande will replace Jonas in season 21. It remains unknown if she’ll stay on the show for more than one season.
Meanwhile, here’s what went down at the ACM Awards 2021
Blake Shelton gave fans a treat as he performed some of his greatest hits at the ACM Awards on Sunday.
He started off with his debut studio single, Austin, in honour of its 20th anniversary. The song gave Blake his first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart back in 2001.
He then delivered a rendition of his latest single, Minimum Wage. The song is a part of his upcoming studio album, Body Language, which comes out on May 21.
Blake and Gwen were also up for the music event of the year award for their hit duet, Nobody But You. The award, however, went to Carly Pearce and Lee Brice.