The Voice season 9 news 2015: Rihanna joins the new season

"The Voice" has brought in another big name into the show and Rihanna now has a new role in her career in the music industry.

Media sources report that the "Disturbia" singer has joined the popular reality TV singing competition.

The coaches for "The Voice" season 9: Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, and Pharrell WilliamsFacebook/ NBCTheVoice

According to reports, Rihanna signed up with NBC and she will be joining big names in the music industry such as Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, Pharrell Williams, and Gwen Stefani on the ninth season of the show.

Rihanna will become one of the key advisors of the show's coaches.

The big news was revealed by Robert Greenblatt, NBC's entertainment chairman, last Thursday during the TCA Press Tour.

"We landed Rihanna to be the key advisor to all the coaches this fall. This is one of music's true supervisors coming on board to influence the lives and careers of the performers," Greenblatt said in a report from E! Online.

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Rihanna is set to make an appearance on the hit show during its premiere, which will be on Sept. 21.

Rihanna is not the only famous artist to take on the role of an advisor on The Voice. For the past three seasons of the show, big names such as Taylor Swift, Chris Martin from Coldplay, and Nate Ruess of Fun, have also served as a mentor to the talented contestants representing the coaches.

Meanwhile, Levine and Shelton will be back on the show as expected, as they have been around since the first season back in 2011.

It was also confirmed that Williams' will return and it will be his third season on the show. He first joined last season seven together with Stefani, who took a break from the show on season eight as Christina Aguilera took over.

Aguilera won't appear in this year's competition, but plans to do so for the tenth season, according to an E! News source. Aguilera is currently focusing on motherhood and her new music.