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The NBC reality show ‘The Voice’ will add some new coaching talent when the show airs season four in the spring, according to executive producer Mark Burnett.

It has been announced that Usher and Shakira will replace Cee Lo Green and Christina Aguilera in the red spinning chairs.

The R&B singer and the Latina superstar have signed on to join Adam Levine and Blake Shelton in what the network hopes will provide a competitive edge against mainstay ‘American Idol.’

This move comes with the expansion of the show from one season per year to two seasons back-to-back. ‘The Voice’ is leaving open the possibility that they will rotate talent and Aguilera and Green may show up again during season five.

Burnett confirmed, “Having award-winning artists as coaches means they need to be able to tour. Whether in the red chair or on tour, our coaches have their chairs for life. This is exactly why, after three seasons, we needed to allow them to rotate out so they can get on the road amongst their fans. Meanwhile, we’re incredibly excited to have singular artists like Usher and Shakira joining the fold.”

The new ‘American Idol’ judging panel was installed earlier this week and is currently filming auditions in New York City–as seen in their first official photo below.

Photos: WENN, Facebook-American Idol