For the show’s 20th season, the musician/actor will be replacing Gwen Stefani — who has been a “Voice” coach on-and-off for five seasons.
“I’m back and ready to win this thing,” Jonas posted on Twitter Tuesday. “See you next season.”
The “No Doubt” lead singer — who is engaged to longtime “Voice” coach Blake Shelton — has not said why she is leaving the NBC competition show again.
But Stefani has never stayed on the show for two consecutive seasons. The singer recently dropped a music video for her new holiday song “Here This Christmas,” which is the theme song to Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas, according to Today. Alternating seasons on “The Voice” could give Stefani more time to work on additional projects, Newsweek reported.
Jonas’ Utah connection
During his debut season on “The Voice,” Jonas snagged 16-year-old singer Tate Brusa to be on his team. It was a dream come true for the Utah musician, who actually turned down front-row seats to a Jonas Brothers concert in Salt Lake City so he could audition for “The Voice” last fall.
Brusa and Jonas seemed to form an immediate connection on “The Voice” — Brusa was one of the youngest singers competing that season, and Jonas was a teenager when he was first offered a recording contract.
“Tate, you are a phenomenal singer, and there’s something about you that I’m drawn to,” Jonas told Brusa, according to the Deseret News. “Perhaps it’s your care for your craft at such a young age. Because maybe I see a little bit of myself in you.”
“Having him actually say that he saw himself in me was pretty cool,” Brusa said to the Deseret News at the time. “Those were his words. Someone that you’ve looked up to and loved, and loved their music, it’s pretty overwhelming when they say something like that to you.”
When does the show come on?
Season 19 of “The Voice” is currently underway, with the show’s Knockout round having started Nov. 17.
Season 20 of “The Voice” is expected to begin spring 2021, with Kelly Clarkson, Blake Shelton and John Legend all returning. Aside from rejoining “The Voice,” Jonas is also in two upcoming films — “Chaos Walking,” starring Daisy Ridley and Tom Holland, and “The Blacksmith” with Laurence Fishburne, according to CNN.