“I’m not coming back at all. I don’t want to wear out my welcome there,” he continued. “I have so many other things that I want to do. I haven’t released an album in four years. I’m almost done with my album.”
The Voice returns February 24 with the spring lineup of Shakira, Usher, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton. For the fall season later this year, Shakira will be swapped out for Christina Aguilera, and now NBC will have to figure out whether they’ll replace Cee Lo or just give Usher the option to stay on.