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‘The Voice’ Season 12: Gwen Stefani Returning As Judge & Reuniting With Blake Shelton

Tue, October 18, 2016 8:28am EDT by Avery Thompson 12 Comments

Get ready to see more of Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton’s lovefest! Gwen will return as a judge on ‘The Voice’ for season 12 alongside boyfriend Blake. So, what does this mean for new judges Alicia Keys and Miley Cyrus?

Gwen, 47, will return as a judge on The Voice for season 12 in Feb. 2017, it was announced on TODAY on Oct. 18. She will be judging alongside Blake, 40, Adam Levine, 37, and Alicia Keys, 35. Miley Cyrus, 23, who is a new judge with Alicia in season 11, will return as a judge for season 13.

Gwen and Blake fell in love on the set of The Voice after their heartbreaking divorces from Gavin Rossdale, 50, and Miranda Lambert, 32. The couple is rumored to be getting married soon, so maybe they’ll be hitched when they return for season 12! This will be Gwen’s third round as a judge. She was an adviser in season 10. Blake and Adam have been judges since season one. The Voice has rotated judges over the years. Past judges have included Christina Aguilera, 35, CeeLo Green, 42, Shakira, 39, Pharrell Williams, 43, and Usher, 38.

“We can’t wait to experience the unique chemistry and energy Gwen, Alicia, Blake and Adam will bring to season 12,” NBC Entertainment’s alternative and reality group president Paul Telegdy said, according to our sister site Variety. “With Miley returning for season 13, we’re truly ecstatic about the unmatched musical know-how and talent coming together in our coming seasons.” learned EXCLUSIVELY that Miley was “uncertain” about returning as a judge for season 12. Miley loves being a judge, but she has “lots of creative projects” she wants to concentrate on as well. With Gwen replacing her for season 12, it will give Miley time to do other projects before she comes back for season 13!

HollywoodLifers, are you glad Gwen is returning as a judge on The Voice? Let us know!