Jennifer Hudson Boards NBC's 'The Voice' As Season 13 Coach

Jennifer Hudson Boards NBC's 'The Voice' As Season 13 Coach

Jennifer Hudson Boards NBC's 'The Voice' As Season 13 Coach

The American Idol alum will be teaming up with returning coach Miley Cyrus and series regulars Blake Shelton and Adam Levine.

"Jennifer is an extraordinary vocal talent and one of the premier voices of our time", said Paul Telegdy, President, Alternative and Reality Group, NBC Entertainment. Ironically, Hudson's casting news comes as the NBC staple prepares to face off once again against its longtime competitor, "American Idol", which ABC is set to revive sometime in the near future.

You can catch Jennifer in the U.S. version this Autumn, which leads us to ask if she'll be coming back for the United Kingdom version?

After scooping the best supporting actress Oscar in 2007, Jennifer has gone from strength to strength and most recently joined the British version of the Voice - which is serious competition to The X Factor.

THR first reported the news.

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.

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Come fall, The The Voice contestants will have a new judge to impress: Ms.

On Wednesday, multi-award victor Jennifer Hudson was named as a coach for the 13th season of "The Voice", which will air in the fall.

See, Jennifer is no newcomer to show.

The singer, 35, will replace Alicia Keys this season, who is on a hiatus from the show to concentrate on her latest album.

A post on the official Twitter handle for the show read, "Joining Adam, Miley and Blake next season".

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