75-year-old The Voice UK coach Sir Tom Jones is showing no signs of retiring or even slowing down when it comes to his long and illustrious career, but it would seem that not only are his tour planners expecting him to be going strong for a goodly few years yet, they’re making plans way ahead of time, just in case it turns out that Tom is actually immortal… Read more & comment »
Since his time on X Factor, Olly Murs has of course gone from strength to strength and is now one of the established and popular stars in the music industry… Read more & comment »
Luke Friend was spotted up in Manchester yesterday, carrying his guitar and hanging around outside the BBC centre which was hosting blind auditions for the next series of The Voice.
The former X Factor finalist was pictured looking pretty cheerful, with his guitar case in hand, as he strutted away from Manchester’s Media City building, causing much online speculation over the nature of his visit and the result he faced inside the room.
As we reported recently, new The Voice coach Rita Ora has been the target of nasty abuse on Twitter since she split up with Calvin Harris.
However, the Hot Right Now star is evidently not letting the online hate affect her as it’s been reported today that she’s “flirting up a storm” with fellow coach, Ricky Wilson. Read more & comment »
It constantly amazes me why it is that anyone feels they have the right to comment upon the private lives of celebrities on sites such as Twitter, but sadly, Twitter in particular is also the playground of so-called ‘keyboard warriors’ who, thanks to the anonymity of the internet, are seemingly free to post vile and hate-filled messages at will… Read more & comment »
For several months after Aussie pop princess Kylie Minogue confirmed that she would not return to The Voice this year – having been a coach on the BBC show for just one series – the whole future of the talent quest seemed to be in doubt… Read more & comment »
Rita Ora has been confirmed as the new coach on The Voice for this year’s series of the show.
Auditions for the BBC series begin next month and the RIP singer will first appear on our screens in January, when she takes over from pint sized pop star Kylie Minogue. Rita tweeted:
So far, we have seen three series of The Voice UK on BBC One, and not one of the series’ have managed to churn out a winning star.
Of course, we’ve had the odd contestant go on and have a little bit of success, but never anything to write home about, so the biggest kick in the teeth is to find that series 1 winner, Leanne Mitchell is now working at holidays parks…
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The US version of ‘The Voice’ is getting a superstar make-over.
According to Us Weekly, Taylor Swift will be joining the show in the new season to act as a ‘mentor’ for the new crop of contestants.
The ‘We Are Never Getting Back Together’ singer will appear in at least one episode of the upcoming season, and will be imparting her wisdom of the pop world to the hopeful contestants.
It’s been confirmed today, albeit as yet unofficially, that pop star Rita Ora has signed a “six-figure” deal to replace Aussie singer Kylie Minogue on BBC talent quest show, The Voice.
Rita – who was of course a hot favourite to become the fourth judge on X Factor before Mel B was signed up for the role – has apparently been thrashing out her deal with The Voice bosses for over six months. Read more & comment »