Why Jennifer Hudson may quit The Voice UK this year

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Jennifer Hudson has suggested she may not be back on The Voice UK next year.

The multi award winning singer and actress has a very busy year ahead, and says there may not be time in her schedule for The Voice in 2020.

Recently cast in a film adaption of stage musical Cats as well as Aretha Franklin biopic Respect, Jennifer hinted this could be her last series.

“You know, I am an actress as well. It’s kind of going into film season for me,” she told the Radio Times magazine. “I was thinking that I truly, truly love this and that’s why I’m three seasons deep in.

"I want to continue it, but I don’t know that my schedule will allow me to. But we’ll see.”

Jennifer has been in the spinning red chairs for three series since first joining in 2017.

If Jennifer isn't back for a fourth season, her fellow coach Will.i.am has a suggestion on who could replace her.

He put forward Cheryl, saying: “I haven’t seen her in, like, six years face-to-face – ever since she was with Liam [Payne]. I just saw her last week and it was a good reunion. She’d be good.”

Alongside Jennifer and Will, Sir Tom Jones and Olly Murs make up this year's coaches.

The Voice UK has been running for eight series now after first debuting on BBC One in 2012. It moved to ITV in 2017.

Currently hosted by Emma Willis, this year's run concluded on Saturday nigh with the grand final.

It was Molly Hocking who won The Voice UK, with the 18-year-old scooping the prize of a record deal with Polydor records.

Also in The Voice UK final for Tom was Deana Walmsley, a 23-year-old from Liverpool, and Bethzienna Williams, a 28-year-old musician from Barry who won the public wild card vote.

They were joined by Team Olly's Jimmy Balito, a 23-year-old from Sussex.

Team JHud and Team Will had no acts left for the final.

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