In October 2022, Blake Shelton introduced his exit from “The Voice” following its twenty third season. “I have been wrestling with this for some time and I’ve determined that it is time for me to step away,” he wrote on Instagram. “This present has modified my life in each method for the higher, and it’ll at all times really feel like dwelling to me.” After a season stuffed with twists and turns — which included his final set of artists coming in second and fifth, respectively — Shelton hung up his buzzer for good on Might 23. Whereas the nation star did not win, his Season 23 farewell was stuffed with sentimental moments, together with a efficiency from Staff Blake alumni and the return of his playful “feud” with former “The Voice” decide Adam Levine.
Forward of Maroon 5’s efficiency of their new single “Center Floor,” Shelton reignited his love-hate bromance with Levine throughout an interview with E! Information. “I am glad that Adam is singing and never talking as a result of each time he speaks, he says actually silly stuff,” he mentioned. “When he was a coach on the present, I am going to nonetheless say he was fingers down the worst coach of something that I’ve ever seen in my life.” Shelton’s playful remark comes a couple of months after Levine joked to ET concerning the “Hillbilly Bone” singer’s departure from “The Voice.” When requested about his ideas on the matter throughout the Self-importance Truthful Oscar Social gathering in March, the “Payphone” singer exclaimed, “It is about time!”