Brad Paisley has a new gig!
The 42-year-old country singer is joining The Voice as an advisor for his friend Blake Shelton's team, NBC confirmed to People on Monday, Aug. 3.
Brad will appear on the reality show's upcoming ninth season — which premieres on Sept. 21 — to mentor Blake's contestants as they navigate through the singing competition.
Blake and Brad performing on The Voice in June 2011.
"He's really been good to me, and so the fact that I was able to get him here and and advise my team made perfect sense to me because he was actually a mentor for me," Blake, 39, said of his pal joining the series.
"If you know anything about country music, you know who Brad Paisley is. He's entertainer of the year. He's male vocalist of the year. He's sold millions of albums, and sold out tours. He's just one of the more respected singers. and just [among] people in the music industry and Nashville," Blake, who recently went through a divorce with his wife of four years, country singer Miranda Lambert, 31, added.
Brad first guest starred on The Voice during the show's first season alongside Blake to perform their duet "Don't Drink the Water."