Anastacia, Tamzin Outhwaite and Duncan James join Don’t Stop Believing

Five has announced it’s juding lineup for its summer singing and dancing sensation, ‘Don’t Stop Believing.’

Multi-award winning, international singing superstar Anastacia will bring her unique professional and personal experience to the Don’t Stop Believing judging panel. An accomplished singer, dancer and songwriter, Anastacia has sold over 20million records worldwide.

Tamzin Outhwaite will be looking for stand out singing and dancing performances from our hopefuls in her role as judge. Currently the lead in Sweet Charity in the West End, Tamzin starred in a huge range of musical theatre productions before becoming a household name as Mel in EastEnders. Tamzin appeared in talent show Over the Rainbow, where Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber praised her star quality.

Award-winning singer, TV presenter and star of the West End, Duncan James has experienced all sides of the music and entertainment business . He has sold more than 13 million records as part of the pop sensation Blue, has sung with music legends Stevie Wonder and Elton John and is currently about to end a hugely successful run in the hit West End musical Legally Blonde.

Emmy-award winning Charles ’Chucky’ Klapow completes the panel. Charles is best known for his award-winning choreography on the iconic High School Musical franchises, also dancing in all three musical movie sensations. He will bring energy, experience and a demanding eye for detail to the judging process.

Five’s Head of Entertainment, Donna Taberer, said: “This is a thrilling line-up of judges. They each bring unrivalled experience, dedication, credibility and years of hard work to Don’t Stop Believing. Their experience of competing and performing under enormous pressure will be a huge asset to our groups.”

The judges complete the line-up for Don’t Stop Believing, with pop royalty host Emma Bunton recently announced. The hopefuls are a mix of existing groups and those newly-created by friends, family or workmates. They will be choreographed, coached and judged by a panel of industry experts throughout the live elimination shows. With the chance to belt out Britain’s best- loved anthems and tunes, in a glitzy live final.

Lisa McGarry

Lisa has been watching reality TV for too long now. She won't do any housework unless 'Big Brother' announces it over the tannoy and everything she does has to be put to a public vote!