Adam Levine started acting as a judge on The Voice America program in 2011 and with Blake Shelton held this position from season 1 until now. Adam’s team won the season 1, season 5 and season 9 with contestants Javier Colon, Tessanne Chin and Jordan Smith.
However, after 16 seasons, Adam Levine decided to stop being the judge of The Voice America. Gwen Stefani is the replacement of the male singer in the competition.
On May 24, Carson Daly – the representative of NBC – announced the change of judges on the Today program. Adam Levine took the position of judge from the first season in 2011. Male singer 40 years old accompanied the competition for 16 seasons and each had three students won the championship.
Adam posted on Instagram: “I am very grateful to be a part of The Voice. Thank you to the organizers, judges and fans. It is time for me to continue my own journey”.
According to CNN, Adam’s decision surprised the audience and colleagues. Previously, NBC has announced that he continues to accompany the competition in season 17, which takes place later this year. Judge Kelly Clarkson posted on Twitter: “As soon as I heard about Adam, I guess he worked too long with the program and simply wanted to leave. It would be very absent to go to The Voice studio and not see Adam at there”.
Gwen Stefani returned to being a judge instead of Adam. She has taken on this role in three seasons. She is dating a judge, Blake Shelton. Blake and Adam are two judges of The Voice America from the first season.
First released in 2011, The Voice US was produced based on the original Dutch program. The competition is organized twice a year, in the spring and fall in the United States. The season 16 of the competition ended on May 21, with the winner of the one-ear deaf singer Maelyn Jarmon. Many names include Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Shakira, Usher, Pharrell Williams, Gwen Stefani, Alicia Keys, Miley Cyrus as program judges. Javier Colon, Dia Frampton, Beverly McClellan, Vicci Martinez … won the championship of the competition.