Twist! Kelly Clarkson Actually Joining ‘The Voice,’ Not ‘American Idol,’ as a Coach
Kelly Clarkson is getting a moment for which many people wait a lifetime: Judging the vocal talents of the general populace. She’ll be a coach on The Voice Season 14, not — as rumored — on the American Idol reboot. This comes as a bit of a surprise given Clarkson’s American Idol roots, but she does also have ties to The Voice, having performed and been a guest adviser on the show.
Billboard quoted Clarkson via press release as saying, “I’m so excited to join The Voice at NBC. We’ve gone back and forth about a role as a coach for years, but the timing hasn’t been right until now. I have always loved appearing on the show as an adviser or performer and established an amazing relationship with the network during my Christmas special. I can’t wait to turn my chair and see the faces of up-and-coming artists and provide them with the help and support they’ve needed to break into the industry. Watch out Shelton, I’m comin’ to win!!”
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