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Kelly Clarkson has no reason to return to Los Angeles after moving to New York. american idol The winner packed up her talk show studio and headed east to the Big Apple, where she now hosts her daytime program.
With Clarkson moving to New York to be closer to her family, the singer’s future as a coach changed. Voice was in doubt because the singing competition is filmed in Los Angeles. In a new interview, the “A Moment Like This” singer seems to be tired of spinning in her chair.
“I learned a lot about what I can handle and also what you shouldn’t handle. I said “bye” Voice and take that big step,” Kelly said USA today. “I love this family, but I thought, ‘I’m struggling.’ I can’t smile anymore. I don’t feel like smiling.”
Voice Season 24 is currently airing on NBC starring Niall Horan, Gwen Stefani, John Legend and Reba McEntire. Season 25, set to air sometime in 2024, already sees McEntire and Legend returning to the rotating coaching chairs. Chance the Rapper also returns as a coach, with Dan + Shay added to the lineup as the first coaching duo.
Clarkson has extensive experience working with Voice going back to the show’s second season when she was Blake Shelton’s advisor. The star will return in Season 13 to serve as an advisor to all the coaches. Clarkson became an official coach from Season 14 through Season 21. She will take a break and return for season 23, which aired earlier this year.