While the fate of “American Idol” and its judging panel is up in the air, “The Voice” is already getting geared up for its 5th cycle, which – as announced today – will premiere Sept 23. Season 4 is currently underway with the Top 12 performing this week for your votes!
The Wrap is reporting that Christina Aguilera will indeed be returning to her swiveling chair when the show starts filming Season 5 this summer. As such, Shakira will actually vacate her spot and continue working on producing her next album. Aguilera took the time off to promote her album Lotus.
While no word has been said about coaches Usher, Adam Levine or Blake Shelton, there is a major tour with Kelly Clarkson on the horizon for Maroon 5. Don’t count out an off season for front man Adam Levine. Blake has his new album out and an upcoming tour, but there is no word on whether or not that will interfere with “The Voice.” No other information regarding the other coaches has been announced.