"I'm going to miss 'The Voice'," Green said. "I'm not coming back at all."
Instead of being one of the show's judges, Green says he intends to put his time and energy into putting out a new album. "I haven't released an album in four years," he said. "I am almost done with an album."
But that doesn't necessarily mean Green's TV days are numbered. He explained: "I'm going to continue my relationship with
NBC's president of reality programming, Paul Telegdy, reiterated Green's plans with a statement: "We're looking forward to working with [Green] on other upcoming projects that will tap into both his musical and entertainment expertise."
The judging panel for the show's sixth season will consist of
Such turnover in judges is par for the course these days in a world where the audience seems to be growing fatigued with the format. Fox recently canceled
The new season of "The Voice" kicks off Monday.