Season 23 of The Voice hasn’t even began airing but, and the fireworks are already exploding between real-life buddies and on-screen rivals Blake Shelton and Kelly Clarkson. The competitors’s two winningest coaches are set to face off within the cowboy’s farewell season, and after the discuss present host took a jab at Shelton amid a heartfelt message to her longtime colleague, the nation star has retaliated. The “God’s Nation” singer threw a shot proper again at Clarkson, and I couldn’t be extra excited to see how this pleasant feud continues to thrive on our screens.
Forward of the March 6 season premiere, which Blake Shelton introduced might be his final, Kelly Clarkson acknowledged that he’s the “final” coach of The Voice. Nonetheless, she then joked that his exit following Season 23 is definitely a “acquire for humanity,” as a result of we get to see much less of him. The nation star responded in type, telling E! Information there was one attainable strategy to get him to remain for a twenty fourth time:
Wow, Blake Shelton isn’t simply speaking concerning the OG American Idol champ’s presence on The Voice, however apparently her different tasks too, together with, presumably, the Emmy Award-winning discuss present The Kelly Clarkson Present. She additionally co-hosted American Tune Contest, which changed The Voice on NBC’s 2022 spring schedule, so her fellow coach gave the impression to be coming for all her tasks.
If the ribbing between the coaches has already begun, I can’t wait to see the music superstars take their feud to the precise present. The coaches’ antics often play a reasonably large function, notably within the pre-recorded parts of the seasons, so I might think about the Clarkson-Shelton feud might be on full show within the upcoming episodes.
Kelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton’s rivalry has confirmed to be a motive for viewers to tune in. When the “Due to You” singer joined The Voice in Season 14, it was the primary time Shelton had actual competitors when it got here to attracting nation music artists. The cowboy was pressured to fight that in Season 21, irritating Clarkson by consistently undermining her information of the style.
She’s additionally confirmed she will be able to beat him. Whereas Blake Shelton has had 9 artists elevate the trophy in his 22 seasons for the very best variety of wins, Kelly Clarkson has gained 4 instances out of eight, giving her a 50% win fee.
One more reason their feud is so enjoyable to look at is that there’s no actual animosity between the 2. The identical couldn’t all the time be mentioned for Blake Shelton’s rivalry with former Voice coach Adam Levine, which included F-bombs and threats to crash Shelton’s marriage ceremony to Gwen Stefani. Kelly Clarkson, in the meantime, leaned on the “No Physique” singer throughout her divorce, celebrating these wins together with her Voice household.
Season 23 is nearly right here, however to carry us over till Monday, check out the early days of their “sibling rivalry”:
If that’s the vitality they’re bringing to The Voice this season, it’ll undoubtedly be fascinating to see how rookie coaches Niall Horan and Likelihood the Rapper deal with the rivalry. The Blind Auditions kick off at 8 p.m. ET Monday, March 6, on NBC, and make sure you try our 2023 TV schedule to see what different premieres are coming quickly.