LE­GEND AS NEW COACH

The Gulf Today - Business - - POTPOURRI -

Singer John Le­gend is join­ing Amer­i­can singing com­pe­ti­tion tele­vi­sion se­ries “The Voice” sea­son 16 as a coach.

Le­gend will take over the spot cur­rently held by Jen­nifer Hud­son, who will serve as a coach on Sea­son 15, which de­buts on Septem­ber 24, re­ports va­ri­ety.com.

The new sea­son will launch this spring. Le­gend joins re­turn­ing coaches Kelly Clarkson, Adam Levine and Blake Shel­ton, be­sides host Car­son Daly.

“I’m thrilled to join the coaches of ‘The Voice’. I have been a guest and men­tor on the show mul­ti­ple times and I am so ex­cited to discover tal­ented singers and help them make the most of their gift. I hope the world is ready for Team JL,” he said.

The news comes just days af­ter Le­gend joined the dis­tin­guished group of EGOT win­ners, or those who have won an Emmy, Os­car, Grammy and Tony Award.

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