Shakira Not Returning to "The Voice"

Shakira Not Returning to

Taking time off to focus on her own music and family, Shakira will not return to her coaching position on season 5 of “The Voice.”

In an interview with Us Weekly, the pint-sized songstress explained, “I”m not going to be able to do next season because I have to get back to my motherhood and also get back to the studio, the recording studio, to finish my album, the one that I started working on before I had to deliver a baby and before I took this gig with “The Voice.”So yeah, I have to take a little break. But you never know, I might come back!”

In an interview with, the 36-year-old singer said of her son, Milan, “He deserves a break, and that”s why I”m going to take a break for next season.

Though Carson Daly did confirm that Christina Aguilera will return for the upcoming season, the reports that Cee Lo Green is also coming back were not confirmed.