Kelly Clarkson Joins The Voice's Season 2 Line-Up of Celeb Mentors

Kelly Clarkson, Benedict Arnold? Some American Idol loyalists may brand her as such, now that their Season 1 champ has signed on to be a part of a rival singing competition, NBC’s The Voice.

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Clarkson and country singer Miranda Lambert will serve as advisers to Blake Shelton’s team during Season 2 of NBC’s hit reality competition. Meanwhile, Alanis Morissette and Robin Thicke will join Adam Levine’s team, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and Ne-Yo are on Cee-Lo Green’s, and Jewel and Lionel Richie will pitch in for Team Christina Aguilera.

The Voice will enjoy a strong launch for its second season, premiering immediately after Superbowl XLVI on Sunday, Feb. 5.

Clarkson can next be seen on Saturday Night Live this weekend as the musical guest behind host Charles Barkley.

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What do you think about the new mentor lineup? Will you be tuning into The Voice or American Idol this spring? Hit the comments with your snappy judgements!