Rihanna Joins ‘The Voice’ as Season 9 “Key Advisor”

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Rihanna performing on NBC's 'The Voice' Season 3

Rihanna performing on NBC’s ‘The Voice’ Season 3

Rihanna will be joining NBC’s The Voice for its ninth season as a “key advisor,” helping judges Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani make critical decisions throughout the competition.

The announcement was made by NBC entertainment chairman, Bob Greenblatt on Thursday morning at the Television Critics’ Assn. press tour in Beverly Hills, California.

The role has been previously filled by Coldplay‘s Chris Martin, Taylor Swift, Robin Thicke, Ellie Goulding and fun.‘s Nate Ruess.

Season 9 will premiere on September 21, 2015.