Jennifer will sit alongside fellow coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, and Miley Cyrus. "She embodies the experience, expertise, positivity and sheer talent that "The Voice" stands for", said NBC Entertainment president of alternative and reality Paul Telegdy in a statement.
When talking about her role as a coach on The Voice UK, she explained how her time on American Idol and her shocking elimination helped her in the role, especially when it came to cutting singers in the battle rounds.
You can catch Jennifer in the United States version this Autumn, which leads us to ask if she'll be coming back for the United Kingdom version? She later won a Grammy, did "The Color Purple" on Broadway and, most recently, starred in NBC's live production of "Hairspray".
THR first reported the news.
Jennifer Hudson will be joining the returning Miley Cyrus as a coach on U.S. TV talent show The Voice.
ABC has yet to announce who its judges will be for the revived series.
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Hudson is not the only coach looking for another spin in the chairs, with all the current coaches saying they'd return for series seven.
Hudson will replace departing coach Alicia Keys, who, after two consecutive seasons, has asserted that she's ready to walk away from the show for good.
Jennifer will make a great addition!
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