A source with knowledge of the situation tells Yahoo Entertainment that “no one behind the scenes wants him to return.”
Just hours after Carson Daly revealed that Adam Levine would depart The Voice after 16 seasons, the Maroon 5 frontman has opened up about his exit. In a lengthy Instagram post on Friday, Levine reflected on the “surreal experience” of coaching The Voice for the last eight years, offering thanks to the show’s fans, producers, fellow coaches […]
NBC may have pulled the trigger a bit too soon on its Season 17 announcement of “The Voice” coaches: Adam Levine is leaving the show, a network spokesman confirmed for TheWrap. Gwen Stefani is set to replace the Maroon 5 frontman on this fall’s run of the hit singing competition.“The Voice” host Carson Daly first announced the news on this morning’s “Today” show, where he phrased the departure as Levine’s decision.Watch that below.After 16 seasons, @adamlevine has decided to leave @NBCTheVoice and @gwenstefani will take his place in the chair for season 17! pic.twitter.com/dpsb0qhqZu— TODAY (@TODAYshow) May 24, 2019Also Read: NBC Wins September-to-May Season in TV Ratings, Its 5th in 6 YearsJust two weeks ago today, NBC announced to media that Levine would be returning for the fall installment, Season 17, as would Kelly Clarkson, John Legend and Blake Shelton. Perhaps that was a bit hasty.A spokesperson for Levine did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment on the sudden about-face. NBC declined comment.Stefani, the lead singer of No Doubt and an even more successful solo artist, has served as a “Voice” coach on three seasons: 7, 9 and 12. She’s also been an advisor twice.Also Read: Inside the NBC Upfront: 'SNL' Mocks 'Morning Joe,' Tina and Amy Think They're at the Golden GlobesLevine’s departure will make Shelton the longest-tenured coach, and the only one with the program for each run since its 2011 launch.For fans who will miss the Levine-Shelton rivalry, Stefani vs. Shelton could be extra interesting this time around as the two musicians are dating.“The Voice” is a presentation of MGM Television, Talpa Media USA Inc., Warner Horizon Unscripted & Alternative Television. The series was created by John de Mol, who serves as executive producer along with John de Mol, Mark Burnett, Audrey Morrissey, Amanda Zucker, Kyra Thompson and Stijn Bakkers.Read original story Adam Levine Is Leaving ‘The Voice’ After 16 Seasons – Gwen Stefani Will Replace Him (Video) At TheWrap
"It maybe makes me a little different, which is not a bad thing," says the Season 16 champ. "I go based on feeling, rather than what I'm hearing."
He didn't make it onto 'Star Search' as a kid... but 'Voice' coach John Legend may finally win a TV talent show, thanks to his contestant Maelyn Jarmon.
Hell hath no fury like the BTS Army scorned, so when a promised BTS announcement didn't happen Tuesday, fans demanded an explanation, an apology, or the hour back of their lives that they’d just wasted.
"I'm sorry you hate America so much,” one irate viewer tweeted, while another joked that "Trumpers" were just "triggered" by the coaches' honest critique.
Almost all of Blake’s contestants made it through. Well, all of the male country contestants, at least. Maybe this season should've aired on CMT.
Clearly Clarkson wasn’t kidding when she once sang, “What doesn't kill you makes you stronger."
If you ever wondered if 'The Voice' was a popularity contest among the coaches, now you know. Season 16 has become 'The Blake Shelton Show.'
Kudos to the brave contestants who actually tried to shake things up, like Presley Tennant, Domenic Haynes, Mari, Oliv Blu, Lisa Ramey… and especially Kendra Checketts.
While Blake Shelton will head to the Playoffs with eight contestants, Team Adam’s ranks have already been thinned to a mere four.
“It was the last thing we wanted," said Carter Lloyd Horne and Jacob Maxwell, two best friends who were forced to battle each other Monday.
This was supposed to be a historic and epic night for 'The Voice,' but instead, it was just an epic fail.
The five-time Grammy nominee was so impressed that he told them, “I literally had to stop to just listen; you guys are so amazing," before joining them on the mic.
It takes a lot to tick off the cucumber-coolest, calmest, and most collected coach on 'The Voice.' But every once in a while, Legend practices some Adam Levine-like tough love.
“Everything Blake has done, other than date Gwen, has been pretty stupid until now," Adam said in another one of his zingers of Monday night.
Much ado has been made about Adam Levine and Blake Shelton’s long-running The Voice bromance, but it seems like Blake has been displaced.