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The Voice Taps New Coach

The hit NBC talent show, The Voice is announcing that a new music icon will sitting down in the row of rotating chairs as a coach.

According to Wise Brothers Media, John Legend is joining The Voice... but not THIS season (#15). This coming season features Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson and Kelsea Ballerini. Legend will replace Jennifer Hudson NEXT season (#16) on The Voice. The show's host, Carson Daily will continue his duties.

John Legend said, quote, "I'm thrilled to join the coaches... I've been a guest and mentor on the show multiple times, and I'm so excited to discover talented singers and help them make the most of their gift."

Season #15 of The Voice premiers locally in the Tampa Bay area on September 24th., on WFLA, NewsChannel 8.