John Legend will be sitting in the spinning red chairs when The Voice USA returns for Season 16, it has been announced.
Legend will join Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, and Kelly Clarkson for the sixteenth season of the singing competition, taking the vacant seat left by Jennifer Hudson.
“I’m thrilled to join the coaches of ‘The Voice,’” Legend said. “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. I hope the world is ready for #TeamJL.”
Legend is a Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter, and actor. He has won 10 Grammys, an Oscar, and a Tony Award.
“John Legend is a one-of-a-kind musician and producer with remarkable skills that are beyond measure,” said Paul Telegdy, president of the alternative and reality group at NBC. “His multidimensional career and incredible talents provide a repertoire that will excite and inspire our artists. This coaching panel is sure to ignite season 16.”
The Voice USA premieres its 15th season on Monday, September 24 on NBC.