Adam Levine is leaving The Voice as Blake Shelton’s girlfriend Gwen Stefani returns

Adam Levine is leaving The Voice at the end of season 16 as Blake Shelton’s girlfriend Gwen Stefani returns for season 17 Carson Daly shares

Adam Levine is leaving his hit competition show The Voice, which also stars Kelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton.

Carson Daly made the announcement early on Friday morning on the Today show.  The 40-year-old Girls Like You singer, who is wed to supermodel Behati Prinsloo, will not be a part of season 17. 

‘After 16 seasons, Adam Levine, our beloved coach and friend, has decided to leave The Voice,’ Daly, 45, stated.

BYE! Adam Levine is leaving his hit competition show The Voice, which also stars Kelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton. Carson Daly made the announcement early on Friday morning on the Today show

‘Adam was one of the original coaches that launched the show, winning the competition three times and inspiring many of the artists he worked closely with over the years,’ he added.

‘Of course, many viewers will miss his frenemy relationship with Blake Shelton. He will always be a cherished member of The Voice family. We wish him nothing but the best.’

Levine has been steady on the show: he has starred on every season since it first hit the air in 2011. 

Steady Eddie: Levine has appeared on every season of The Voice since its 2011 debut. Seen with wife Behati Prinsloo in 2015

Steady Eddie: Levine has appeared on every season of The Voice since its 2011 debut. Seen with wife Behati Prinsloo in 2015

Bye to his house too: Leaving The Voice is not the only change in Adam's life. He just sold his $45m LA mansion to Ellen DeGeneres

Bye to his house too: Leaving The Voice is not the only change in Adam’s life. He just sold his $45m LA mansion to Ellen DeGeneres

He has had much success on the show.

The star won three seasons of the show with contestants Javier Colon (season 1), Tessanne Chin (season 5) and Jordan Smith (season 9).  

Carson Daly broke the news on Today

Carson Daly broke the news on Today

Blake’s girlfriend of four years Gwen Stefani is set to return for season 17.

‘With Adam’s departure you might be wondering, “Well, who’s going to be sitting in that coveted big, giant red chair?”‘ Daly added.

‘And I’m happy to share this morning that Gwen Stefani will be returning for season 17. Gwen has sat in the chair before. She met her current boyfriend, Blake Shelton, through the show and we’re looking forward to having Gwen back.’ ‘Next season should be a lot of fun.’

Stefani was on seasons 7, 9, and 12 of The Voice.   

Leaving The Voice is not the only change in Adam’s life. He just sold his $45m LA mansion to Ellen DeGeneres.  

 Together Adam and Behati have tow children: Gio and Dusty.

Good news: Blake's girlfriend of four years Gwen Stefani is set to return for season 17. 'With Adam's departure you might be wondering,

Good news: Blake’s girlfriend of four years Gwen Stefani is set to return for season 17. ‘With Adam’s departure you might be wondering, “Well, who’s going to be sitting in that coveted big, giant red chair?”‘ Daly added. ‘And I’m happy to share this morning that Gwen Stefani will be returning for season 17,’ Seen at the Met Gala in NYC this month

 

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