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The Voice Coaches Through the Years: A Timeline

From Blake Shelton to Ariana Grande and everyone in between.

The Voice Coaches and Host Carson Daly

We may be on a brief hiatus from The Voicebut that hasn't stopped us from obsessing over the show. From catching up with Season 21 Contestants to taking a look back at Coach Kelly Clarkson's incredible style, we couldn't resist. And what else has us taking a walk down memory lane? Thinking about the Coaches through the years.

The Coaches are key to The Voice. Their powerhouse vocals, competitive spirit, and coveted four-chair turning moments have made way for some extremely talented winners. (Girl Named Tom, we're looking at you). So since we're feeling nostalgic, here's a look back at every Voice Coach who's sat in those spinning red chairs. 

Blake Shelton: Seasons 1-21

The Voice Judges Blake Shelton

Not only is the country star the longest-serving Coach in the show's history (he's appeared on every single season since the first in 2011), he also has the most wins. Eight of Shelton's mentees have taken home the $100,000 and recording contract grand prize. 

Adam Levine: Seasons 1-16

The Voice Judges Adam Levine

The Grammy-winning Maroon 5 frontman and OG Voice Coach was with the show for its first 16 seasons until his exit in 2019. During his tenure, he won the show three times and developed a hilarious love-hate relationship with Shelton. The two even reunited when Maroon 5 performed during the show's Season 20 finale. 

Christina Aguilera: Seasons 1-3, 5, 8, 10

The Voice Judges Christina Aguilera

Another original Coach! This five-time Grammy winner became the first female Coach to take home a Voice title when Alisan Porter won the competition in Season 10.

CeeLo Green: Seasons 1-3

The Voice Judges Ceelo Green

Rounding out the first four Coaches of the series is CeeLo Green, who left The Voice after Season 3.

Shakira: Seasons 4, 6

The Voice Judges Shakira

In 2013, the "Hips Don't Lie" singer took Green's place in the show's signature spinning chair, returning for one more season the next year.

Usher: Seasons 4,6

The Voice Judges Usher

Though he only appeared on two seasons, Team Usher made its impact. He currently holds the record of most Contestants stolen during the Battle rounds (a grand total of six, which happened in Season 6). That year he was also named the winner when Josh Kaufman took home the grand prize. Usher has since returned for three different seasons as a part-time advisor to the competitors.

Gwen Stefani: Seasons 7, 9, 12, 17, 19

The Voice Judges Gwen Stefani

After five different coaching runs, the rocker and No Doubt lead singer's team finally came out on top during Season 19 when Carter Rubin won the competition.

Pharrell Williams: Seasons 7-10

The Voice Judges Pharrell Williams

Everyone's favorite "Happy" crooner Williams joined the cast in Season 7. He'd go on to coach for a total of four seasons and helped lead Sawyer Fredericks to victory in Season 8.

Miley Cyrus: Seasons 11, 13

The Voice Judges Miley Cyrus

Cyrus took a seat in her very own red chair for two seasons, at the time becoming the youngest celeb to ever serve as a Coach on the show.

Alicia Keys: Seasons 11-12, 14

The Voice Judges Alicia Keys

Keys first appeared as Williams' advisor during Season 7 before becoming an official Coach in 2016. Team Alicia won big during Season 12 with R&B singer Chris Blue. And though she hasn't been a part of the cast since 2018, Keys made an appearance during the Season 21 finale as a guest performer.

Jennifer Hudson: Seasons 13, 15

The Voice Judges Jennifer Hudson

After becoming the first female Coach to win in the U.K. version of The Voice, the Oscar winner brought her skills to the U.S., appearing on the cast for two seasons.

Kelly Clarkson: Seasons 14-21

The Voice Judges Kelly Clarkson

Clarkson—who also hosts The Kelly Clarkson Show and American Song Contest—has been a Coach since season Season 14. She won her inaugural season with Brynn Cartelli.

John Legend: Seasons 16-21

The Voice Judges John Legend

The EGOT-winning Legend has coached on the show for six seasons. He has one win under his belt with Season 16 folk singer Maelyn Jarmon.

Nick Jonas: Seasons 18, 20

The Voice Judges Nick Jonas

The Jonas Brother and "Jealous" singer sat in the red chair for two different seasons before making way for...

Ariana Grande: Seasons 21

The Voice Ariana Grande Fashion Promote

Grande replaced Jonas during the series' 21st season. And though Team Ariana didn't make it to the finale, that didn't stop her from making friends with Artists backstage and making killer fashion choices.

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