NBC has announced Kelly Clarkson will be joining “The Voice” as a coach in Season 14.
The news comes one day after NBC announced Jennifer Hudson, also an “Idol” alum, will be a coach on the upcoming Season 13, joining Miley Cyrus, Adam Levine in addition to also Blake Shelton.
Clarkson in addition to also Hudson join “The Voice” days before NBC is actually set to present its upcoming slate to advertisers in completely new York as part of the annual Upfronts.
The move is actually a blow to ABC, who earlier This specific week confirmed plans to revive “American Idol” after just one year off the air.
Clarkson was at one point rumored to have been courted to become a judge on the completely new “Idol.”
ABC has not announced judges or a host for its “American Idol” revival.
With Clarkson’s addition, “The Voice” scores yet another high-profile name to add to its alumni roster, which already includes Christina Aguilera, Shakira, Usher, Pharrell Williams in addition to also Gwen Stefani.
Clarkson, who broke the news on a Facebook live with Blake Shelton, has previously appeared on the show as an adviser in addition to also also performed.
“We’ve gone back in addition to also forth about a role as a coach for years, nevertheless the timing hasn’t been right until at This specific point,” Clarkson said in a statement. “I can’t wait to turn my chair in addition to also see the faces of up-in addition to also-coming artists in addition to also provide them with the help in addition to also support they’ve needed to break into the industry.”
Levine in addition to also Shelton will also join Clarkson within the spring edition of the singing competition.
Clarkson added: “Watch out Shelton, I’m comin’ to win!!”