Changes are coming when The Voice Season 19 returns. On June 16, NBC recently revealed the hit singing competition will come back for the 2020-21 season. However, it seems viewers won’t meet with the same lineup of coaches. And now, the network has confirmed Nick Jonas is leaving The Voice as Gwen Stefani reclaims her seat for the new season.
Gwen Stefani left ‘The Voice’ after season 17
Stefani has had quite the journey on The Voice. She previously coached seasons seven, nine, and 12. She was also a mentor in seasons eight and 10. Then when The Voice Season 17 aired in 2019, Stefani returned as a coach, replacing Adam Levine.
Nevertheless, her recent comeback lasted one season. The No Doubt singer left The Voice for her Just a Girl Las Vegas residency, per Deadline. And in September 2019, Stefani opened up about balancing both projects.
“I didn’t expect to be doing [the Vegas show] and The Voice at the same time,” she told Entertainment Tonight. “I just feel like I’m alive in a way I’ve never been before, because I have to be. Because doing both is a lot.”
Nick Jonas joined ‘The Voice’ as a coach for season 18
Upon Stefani’s exit after The Voice Season 17, NBC revealed Jonas would take her place. At the time, Meredith Ahr, President of NBC Alternative Reality Group, said in a statement: