Blake Shelton’s time on The Voice is coming to an end. Following this week’s two-part season 22 finale, Shelton has just one season left before his previously announced retirement from the popular singing competition show. Shelton has been a coach on every season of the show and is the only one who has stayed with it for so long.
To celebrate this week’s finale, Shelton sat down with former “Voice” coach Jennifer Hudson on her new talk show to talk all about “The Voice” and Shelton’s work with his wife Gwen Stefani on music. See the interview below.
Blake Shelton gave Jennifer Hudson a goat
At the beginning of Blake Shelton’s Appearance on The Jennifer Hudson Show., the two singers jumped at the chance to hook up after a long time without seeing each other. Shelton told Hudson, “We wanted you to come back to ‘The Voice’ and not start your own friggin’ talk show!” Hudson previously appeared as a coach on seasons 13 and 15 of The Voice, but has since left returned to the swivel chairs. Team Blake won in their first season with the singer Chloe Kohanskiwhile Chevel Shepherd took home the win for Team Kelly (Clarkson) in Season 15.
Hudson also appeared in Seasons 6-8 of The Voice UK, winning Season 6 with her team member Mo Jamil Adeniran.
While Hudson hasn’t explicitly denied ever bringing The Voice back, no plans to return have been announced as next season’s coaches have already been announced (Kelly Clarkson, Chance the Rapper, Niall Horan, and Blake Shelton for his final season ).
During the interview, Hudson also shared a photo of a goat Shelton once bought for her son and had the country star explain exactly why and how he made it possible.
“You know Blake sent me a whole goat? Me and my son,” Hudson told the audience.
“I remember walking in one day [to the ‘Voice’ studio] a little behind you, and I heard you say, “I don’t know, why don’t you go and ask him?” to your son [and nephew]says Blake, “And then they came over and said, ‘Mom says you can get us a goat.’ Because I’m the country guy on the show, we’ll just call one over at the barnyard back there.”
Shelton says it was in the fall, and he told Hudson he’d like to get them a goat for Christmas, but because “The Voice” finished filming before he got the goat, he had to fly it in to Hudson in Chicago.
“And we named him Prancer and this is one of the most memorable Christmases my kid has ever had,” Hudson said, thanking Blake for his efforts.
Blake Shelton would make pop music if Gwen Stefani asked
To wrap up the interview, Jennifer Hudson asked Blake Shelton if he would do a pop song with his wife and “Voice” coach Gwen Stefani, since she had previously joined him on country songs. While pop music isn’t Shelton’s forte, he didn’t shut it out entirely.
“I’ll do whatever she asks me to do, but I don’t want her to fail and I don’t see myself really competing in the pop-ska-reggae world,” Shelton admitted.
Shelton and Stefani have often worked together in the music field. In 2016, Stefani starred in Shelton’s single “Go ahead and break my heart” (which he said he only started writing to try to impress Stefani). The next year, Shelton was a featured artist on Stefani’s 2017 Christmas Carol. “You make it feel like Christmas”. Three years later, Stefani returned the favor and was featured on two of Shelton’s 2020 singles, “Nobody But You” and “Happy Anywhere”,
CONTINUE READING: The Voice finalist has a message for the latest eliminated singers
More heavy on The Voice News
More stories are loading
https://heavy.com/entertainment/the-voice/blake-shelton-jennifer-hudson-return/ Who did Blake Shelton want to bring back as “Voice” coach?