NBC's The Voice is an American singing competition TV series that premiered on the 26th of April, 2011. The franchise has aired sixteen seasons and is currently on the seventeenth, which started in September 2019. Plans are underway for The Voice season 18,including the latest updates relating to changes in the coaching staff.

The Voice Season 18

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The Voice series features four coaches, each guiding a team of selected young artists throughout the season. TV viewers vote for the winner by telephone, internet, SMS, or iTunes Store purchases of recorded audio of artists. The series airs on Mondays and Thursdays at 8 PM ET on NBC. The airing time will, most likely, remain the same for The Voice season 18.

The Voice season 18 details

When is The Voice season 18 auditions? When will The Voice season 18 premiere? Well, NBC has not revealed the dates for the next edition of the show. If the traditional schedule of the series is to go by, then we can expect The Voice season 18 start date to be in late February 2020. There are many things to look out for, including the judges, artists, auditions, and spoilers, among others.

Nick Jonas to replace Gwen Stefani

Nick Jonas

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The next edition of the series will have a new face on the coaching panel, guess who? It is none other than Nick Jonas! NBC announced the singer as the new coach of the upcoming show, which will premier during the spring of 2020. He will replace Gwen Stefani, who was in season 17 of the series. Jonas will occupy one of the big red chairs alongside other The Voice season 18 judges: Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, and John Legend.

He expressed his excitement in a Twitter post while announcing the big news to his fans;

The youngest of Jonas brothers is not new to this series. He featured in previous editions of the competition, but not as a coach. He served as a mentor in the eighth edition under Team Christina Aguilera. He was also a performer in season 16's finale of the reality TV series. Fans are excited that he will be one of The Voice season 18 coaches.

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Why Gwen Stefani left The Voice season 18

Gwen Stefani

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Gwen Stefani fans will probably miss her in the NBC's series in early 2020, but there are chances she may return later. So why is she out of The Voice plans for 2020? Stefani's absence may be part of the show's tradition of rotating coaches. She is among the longest-serving coaches in the series since debuting in the seventh edition of the series. Stefani has also been in and out of the franchise over the years.

The exemption also means that Stefani will be able to resume the final dates of her Just a Girl concert residency. The show is expected to take place at Planet Hollywood's Zappos Theater in February and May 2020, which would coincide with the premier of the new edition of this series.

The Voice Season 18 judges

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Will Nick Jonas make a good coach?

Jonas has enjoyed a successful career as a singer alongside his brothers. That pretty well confirms that he is the right man to mentor competitors. Apart from being a member of the famous pop band, the Jonas Brothers alongside his brothers Joe Jonas and Kevin Jonas, he has also starred in several films.

His career experience as a solo musician will also be handy to the artists who will take part in the competition. His fans cannot wait to watch how he performs in the new challenge of reality television.

Who are the coaches on the next season of the series?

While a lot of focus has been on Nick, the new entrant, you may also want to know which other judges will be present to make the show fantastic. Check out the list below;

  • Nick Jonas who comes in as a replacement for Gwen Stefani
  • Kelly Clarkson will be returning as one of the judges from the previous season
  • Also returning are John Legend and veteran judge, Blake Shelton

Kelly Clarkson

The Texas-born, Nashville-based singer-songwriter became famous in 2002 when she won the American Idols competition. She has released several hits and gone on to win awards in the music world. She has been part of the series for quite some time now. She joined the show in its 14th season, in 2018.

John Legend

Legend is also one of the most accomplished musicians. He joined The Voice judges in its 17th season and has been doing well so far.

Blake Shelton

Blake is one of the sitting judges who have been there from the start. It is evident that Blake is excited to work with Jonas, as revealed by the cutout of his pics in his dressing room. He may have joked about harassing the new judge on the show, but he is actually more excited about him coming on board.

Do you think Nick Jonas will be a good judge for The Voice? Well, some fans are already looking forward to The Voice season 18 and cannot wait to see the singer coaching and mentoring artists in the competition. Who will be The Voice season 18 advisors, and who will be The Voice season 18 contestants? Well, watch the show to find out. Fans can expect an exciting show this year.

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