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Country star and American Idol judge Luke Bryan celebrated The Voice Coach Blake Shelton’s legacy and the impact he has had on country musicians on television.
“I got the news that Blake had left. The VoiceWe’ve talked about careers in these roles. Blake was a big reason I decided to do American Idol,” Brian told Ron Helton and Country Countdown USA in a November interview. , I know he’s ready, he’s ready to move on to the next chapter, it must be a good feeling. Thank you to him for paving the way for us to be on TV.”
Shelton announced in October 2022 that season 23 of The Voice will be his last. In a statement, Shelton said, “I’ve been working on this for a while, but decided it was time to step away from The Voice after season 23. “This show has made my life better in every way.” The last 12 years have been a huge turn in the chair, everyone at The Voice from NBC, all the producers, writers, musicians and crew. , I would like to thank the caterers. You are the best.”
Shelton is the only coach who has been with The Voice consistently since the first season. The news of his departure sparked emotional and bittersweet reactions from his wife Gwen Stefani, The Voice host Carson Daley, and fellow coaches John Legend and Camila Cabello.
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