Shelton, 45, aveva mandato Grande, 28, un articolo di OK Magazine titolava, “I produttori di "The Voice" potrebbero sostituire Blake Shelton dopo che Ariana Grande ha portato nuova energia.”
“Molte grazie, Ari… Thanks a f–king lot…” Shelton wrote in his text message exchange with Grande.
Grande reacted to Shelton’s message with a heart.
Il “Thank U, Il prossimo” cantante joined the coach cast of “La voce” for season 21, replacing Nick Jonas.
Shelton reacted to the news by saying he was looking forward to a challenge after beating Jonas as a voice coach.
“The easiest defeat of my career was Nick Jonas,” Shelton said at the time, secondo Rivista di persone. “So I’m looking for a challenge. I think Ariana could be a challenge. I’m looking forward to beating her though.”
The country music star has had seven wins as a coach of the show.
Grande said she was “onorato” to join the cast of “The Voice.”
“Sorpresa !!! i am beyond thrilled, onorato, excited to be joining @kellyclarkson @johnlegend @blakeshelton next season ~ season 21 of @nbcthevoice ! [White heart emoji] @nickjonas we will miss you,” the pop star tweeted at the time.