The Voice Australia finally gets a 2020 air date – after halting production

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The Voice Australia finally gets a 2020 air date – after halting production in March amid the coronavirus pandemic

The Voice Australia has finally gotten a 2020 air date.  

The Channel Nine singing competition is due on air on May 24, according to a report in TV Blackbox this week. 

The program will welcome a new cast, with Darren McMullen and Renee Bargh stepping in to host for the departed Sonia Kruger. 

Good news! The Voice Australia will return to air in May. Pictured from left: judges Kelly Rowland, Guy Sebastian, Delta Goodrem and Boy George

The winner will take home a record contract with EMI Music and a handsome $100,000 in prize money. 

The announcement comes after on filming of season nine as suspended in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Coaches Guy Sebastian and Kelly Rowland, and new host Renee Bargh, were all still overseas at the time. 

Back: The Channel Nine singing competition is due on air on May 24, according to a report in TV Blackbox this week

Back: The Channel Nine singing competition is due on air on May 24, according to a report in TV Blackbox this week 

Woo! The winner will take home a record contract with EMI Music and a handsome $100,000 in prize money

Woo! The winner will take home a record contract with EMI Music and a handsome $100,000 in prize money

The Playoff rounds were scheduled to be recorded in front of a studio audience at Bulldog Park in Sydney’s west on March 26 and 27.  

A Nine spokesperson confirmed the news to Daily Mail Australia.

‘Filming of The Voice has been temporarily postponed in the wake of the Coronavirus and new Government protocols,’ they said.

The Voice coach Boy George expressed concerns over his travel plans in March: The Karma Chameleon star told fans on Instagram, 'I think for the time being we're staying in Australia'

The Voice coach Boy George expressed concerns over his travel plans in March: The Karma Chameleon star told fans on Instagram, ‘I think for the time being we’re staying in Australia’ 

‘The show is still currently on track to begin airing in its originally planned time frame, which will be announced in the coming months.’  

The Voice coach Boy George expressed concerns over his travel plans in March. 

The Karma Chameleon star told fans on Instagram: ‘I think for the time being we’re staying in Australia. Everything seems to be getting cancelled. Everything is cancelled whenever. Well, everyone stay safe and be careful.’

 The Voice Returns Sunday, May 24, at 7pm, on Nine And 9now.

Back: The Voice Returns Sunday, May 24, at 7pm, on Nine And 9now

Back: The Voice Returns Sunday, May 24, at 7pm, on Nine And 9now

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