Blake Shelton is bidding adieu to the NBC show The Voice! The Come Back As A Country Boy singer will not be a part of the judging panel of the singing contest from next year. He has been on the reality TV competition series The Voice for a total of 22 seasons.
Over the last couple of years, we have seen many celebrities like Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, Ariana Grande, and Nick Jonas on the judges’ panel. Continue reading to figure out the real reason behind his departure from the American television show.
What is the reason behind Blake Shelton’s exit from ‘The Voice’?
On Tuesday, the longtime coach took to his Instagram and shared the news of his exit from The Voice with his fans all over the world. He stated that season 23 will be his last. In his lengthy statement posted on Instagram, he also revealed the reason behind his departure from the singing show, The Voice.
Blake started by writing, “I’ve been wrestling with this for a while, and I’ve decided that it’s time for me to step away from The Voice after next season. He went on to say that the reality singing show ‘changed his life in every way for the better.’
He further added, “I have to give a huge shoutout to the singers — the voices who come on this stage season after season and amaze us with their talent and a special thanks to those who chose me to be their coach.”
Shelton concluded the statement by thanking all the fans of the singing show. He also offered a token of thanks to the cast and crew for their dedication over the years. He referred to his co-stars as his “lifelong” friends.
What was Blake’s wife Gwen Stefani’s reaction to his decision?
Blake’s wife and The Voice co-star Gwen Stefani stopped by the comments section of the Instagram post and she had nothing but good things to say about her life partner.
Gwen Stefani wrote, “i am so proud of you and so blessed to have found u. your talent brings joy to the hearts of so many people and i am so lucky to be part of ur life’s journey ❤️ gx.”
How much money does Blake Shelton make on ‘The Voice’?
For those of you who are unaware, let us tell you, the Country music singer Blake Shelton takes back home a hefty paycheck for being a part of the singing competition series The Voice.
Up until now, it is not known how much money Blake was offered when he first got on board for The Voice but it has been reported by The Wrap that he renegotiated a contract with the network in the year 2016.
As of the tenth season, Shelton makes a whopping $26 million per year or $13 million per season to be on the show. According to Wealthy Gorilla, the estimated net worth of Blake is around $100 million.
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