NBC’s The Voice announced that country music legend Reba McEntire will serve as a coach on Season 24 of the series, replacing Blake Shelton whois leaving the show after 12 seasons. McEntire is slated to join coaches John Legend, Niall Horan, and Gwen Stefani on the panel. McEntire previously was a Mega Mentor on the current season of The Voice, and served as a Battle Advisor for ‘Team Blake.’
McEntire turned to social media to share the news alongside a graphic displaying her name in block letters on a rotating chair and the caption: “There’s a new Coach in town! See you all this Fall! #TheVoice.”
Shelton announced his retirement ahead of Season 23, and the upcoming season will be the first without Shelton. Shelton has eight wins under his belt, and coached 15 artists whose songs have hit No. 1 on the iTunes Top Songs chart.
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