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How ABC’s ‘American Idol’ Reboot Is Turning Into an Epic Battle With NBC’s ‘The Voice’

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It’s American Idol vs. The Voice all over again.

With 12 seasons already under its belt in just six years, The Voice has proven itself a force to be reckoned with in the reality singing competition world, giving stalwart American Idol a run for its money. Now, as Idol prepares for a return to the airwaves on ABC, an epic battle already appears to be brewing.

Idol favorites Jennifer Hudson and Kelly Clarkson have each signed on as coaches for The Voice‘s upcoming 13th and 14th seasons, respectively, essentially nixing any possibility to return to the show that made them famous. This…