John Legend Is Replacing Jennifer Hudson in Season 16

John Legend

John Legend

John Legend is the latest superstar to lend his talents to The Voice!

According to Variety, John Legend is set to take over Jennifer Hudson's coaching seat following season 15, which airs on September 24.

Legend will join fellow singers Kelly Clarkson, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton as coaches on "The Voice". "I've been a guest and mentor on the show multiple times and I'm so excited to discover talented singers and help them make the most of their gift. I hope the world is ready for #TeamJL", Legend said.

Fresh off an Emmy Award win, John Legend is sticking with television and becoming a coach on NBC's "The Voice".

The news comes just a few days after Legend became an EGOT victor.

Legend won an Oscar in 2015 for his original song "Glory" (co-written by Common) from the movie Selma; won a Tony Award in 2017 as producer of August Wilson's Jitney, which won for Best Revival of a Play; and has won 10 Grammy Awards. He now is the proud owner of an Emmy, GRAMMY, Oscar and Tony Award. News at GOOD + Foundation's "An Evening of Comedy + Music" Benefit presented by Samsung Electronics America. "It's something I never even thought about when I started my career".

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