‘The Voice’: Ariana Grande Announces She Will Be A Coach on Show Next Season, Replacing Nick Jonas

by Quentin Blount

Pop superstar Ariana Grande took to social media on Tuesday to say that she will be joining the NBC hit show, The Voice.

The 27-year-old announced that she will be joining the upcoming season of The Voice to replace Nick Jonas. She will, of course, will sit alongside the show’s other regular coaches, Blake Shelton, John Legend, and Kelly Clarkson.

Prior to the start of the 21st season of the show, the fourth chair has been held by Jonas as well as Shelton’s fiancee, Gwen Stefani. The upcoming season will be the sixth together for the other three coaches However, now it’s time for Ariana Grande to take the fourth seat on The Voice. She posted to her official Instagram account about how excited she is to join the rest of the crew.

“Surprise!!! I am beyond thrilled, honored, excited to be joining @kellyclarkson @johnlegend @blakeshelton next season ~ season 21 of @nbcthevoice! 🤍” Grande captioned her post. “@nickjonas we will miss you.”

There is no doubt that fans of the pop star were delighted to hear the news. In fact, Grande’s post has already racked up more than seven-and-a-half million likes just today.

The official MTV Instagram account even left a comment saying, “i’d spin my chair for you.”

You could tell fans were excited by some of the comments such as, “YAAAAAAAASSSSSSSS!!!!!” “AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌” and “GTFO! I’m screaming! 😍🙌🏽”

Ariana Grande Once Performed on ‘The Voice’ in 2016

Fans of The Voice may remember that Ariana Grande made an appearance on the show back in 2016. It was there where she performed her hit song, “Into You,” on the finale. However, she did not participate as a coach. But there is no doubt that she is ready to join the team in 2021. She said that she has been a fan of the NBC hit show for a long time.

“I have been a huge fan of the show for such a long time,” Grande said in a statement. “I can’t wait to go head-to-head with the incredible coaches, get to know these new artists and help to take their craft to the next level.”

Ariana Grande is without question the superstar that the show needed to fill out the final coaching spot. Her most recent album, Positions, was incredibly her fifth career No. 1 album. Additionally, Grande is Spotify’s most-streamed female artist of the last ten years.

Oh, and not to mention, Grande has more than 82 million Twitter followers. If you need a little perspective on just how many that is, it’s nearly double the number of followers of Shelton, Legend, and Clarkson combined.

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