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John Legend to Join NBC’s ‘The Voice’ Next Spring

Fall Edition Opens with Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson and Jennifer Hudson

Singer John Legend, who just earned coveted EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) status after winning an Emmy Award as a producer for “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert,” will serve as a coach on the spring cycle of NBC’s “The Voice” next season. Legend will be joined by returning music superstar coaches Kelly Clarkson, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton, and host Carson Daly.

“John Legend is a one-of-a-kind musician and producer with remarkable skills that are beyond measure,” said Paul Telegdy, President, Alternative and Reality Group, NBC Entertainment. “His multi-dimensional career and incredible talents provide a repertoire that will excite and inspire our artists. This coaching panel is sure to ignite season 16.”

The  upcoming 15th edition of “The Voice” begins Monday, Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. ET with coaches Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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