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John Legend to join 'The Voice' as coach in season 16

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Musical competition "The Voice" has added as a

The 39-year-old musician, who recently won win for his role in "Jesus Christ Superstar Live", will replace in the 16th season of the show.

Legend will join returning coaches Kelly Clarkson, and Blake Shelton, as well as host Carson Daly, according to The

"I'm thrilled to join the coaches of 'The Voice'. I've been a guest and mentor on the show multiple times and I'm so excited to discover talented singers and help them make the most of their gift," Legend said in a statement.

"I hope the world is ready for #TeamJL," he added.

After his Creative Arts win on Sunday, Legend has officially scored an EGOT (winning an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony).

He won an in 2015 for his original song "Glory" for Selma, and scored a Tony in 2017 for producing the revival of August Wilson's "Jitney".

Legend has also scored over the course of his music career.

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First Published: Fri, September 14 2018. 11:05 IST