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The Voice Australia finds a new home at Channel Seven

End of an era! The Voice finds a new home at Channel Seven after Nine ‘failed to renew the contract in time’

The Voice Australia has found a new home in Channel Seven, after a nine-year run on rival network Nine.

As first reported on PerthNow on Sunday, Nine ‘failed to renew the contract’ for the 2021 season, with Seven jumping on the deal ‘very quickly’.

Sonia Kruger, 55, who previously hosted the singing competition and is now over at Seven, will host the series in 2021.

End of an era! As reported by PerthNow on Sunday, The Voice has found a new home at Channel Seven after Nine ‘failed to renew the contract in time’. Pictured: coach Kelly Rowland

In a statement provided to PerthNow, Seven’s CEO and managing director James Warburton, described the acquisition as ‘a coup’.

James already has changes in mind for the show, with less episodes and a tighter production schedule.

‘We have a whole new more efficient and cost-effective streamlined production and roll-out schedule which will concentrate the format over less episodes and shoot over a much shorter timeframe,’ he said.

PerthNow also understands contracts for coaches Delta Goodrem, Kelly Rowland and Boy George, are yet to be signed.

Changes: The Seven show will see less episodes and a tighter production schedule, according to Seven's CEO and managing director James Warburton. Pictured: coach Boy George

Changes: The Seven show will see less episodes and a tighter production schedule, according to Seven’s CEO and managing director James Warburton. Pictured: coach Boy George

Any truth? Sonia Kruger (pictured), 55, who previously hosted the singing competition and is now over at Seven, will return to the series in 2021

Any truth? Sonia Kruger (pictured), 55, who previously hosted the singing competition and is now over at Seven, will return to the series in 2021

No mention was made regarding the future of Guy Sebastian.

Daily Mail Australia has reached out to Channel Nine for comment.     

Delta, who is the longest-serving coach on The Voice, revealed to Who magazine in May why she keeps returning each year.

Will they return? Contracts for coaches Delta Goodrem (centre), Kelly Rowland and Boy George, are reportedly yet to be signed. No mention was made of Guy Sebastian (next to Kelly). Pictured on the right are co-hosts Renee Bargh and Darren McMullen

Will they return? Contracts for coaches Delta Goodrem (centre), Kelly Rowland and Boy George, are reportedly yet to be signed. No mention was made of Guy Sebastian (next to Kelly). Pictured on the right are co-hosts Renee Bargh and Darren McMullen

‘I have been thankful to have been a part of the show since its inception which means I’m also a part of its evolution,’ the 35-year-old said.

‘I take great pride in the incredible show we make and the phenomenon it continues to be.

‘The amount of magical moments that I have been a part of and that have happened over the years will always stay with me.’  

Proud: Delta, 35, who is the longest-serving coach on The Voice, revealed to Who magazine in May why she keeps returning each year: 'The amount of magical moments that I have been a part of and that have happened over the years will always stay with me'

Proud: Delta, 35, who is the longest-serving coach on The Voice, revealed to Who magazine in May why she keeps returning each year: ‘The amount of magical moments that I have been a part of and that have happened over the years will always stay with me’