“The Voice” Season 16 With New Coach John Legend Gets Premiere Date

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Mark your calendars, “Voice” fans! After a wild season 15 where Kelly Clarkson took home the win with her country sensation, Chevel Shepherd, the hit NBC show is headed back to TV screens in February— and it’s bringing an all-new coach along with it.

Coaches Kelly Clarkson, Blake Shelton, and Adam Levine will all be returning on Monday, February 25 as the blind auditions air— and, instead of coach Jennifer Hudson, EGOT recording artist John Legend will be joining the mix.

“I’m thrilled to join the coaches of ‘The Voice,’” John Legend said in a press release.

“I’ve been a guest and mentor on the show multiple times and I’m so excited to discover talented singers and help them make the most of their gift. I hope the world is ready for #TeamJL.”

Tune in to NBC on February 25 to see John Legend take his seat on the big red chair!

Colleen Matthews
Raised in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Colleen grew up cheering on the Razorbacks, fishing with her dad, learning about southern hospitality from her mom, and enjoying the best of The Ozarks. When she's not writing, she's likely spoiling her black lab, playing pranks on her husband, chasing around her nieces and nephews, or rearranging her house.