Kylie Minogue Confirmed For The Voice UK
Aussie pop princess will take her place on those red spinning chairs in 2014...
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 12:00
Kylie Minoguehas been confirmed to join Will.I.Am on the show, following the departure ofJessie Jand Danny O'Donoughe.
Speaking of her new role, the Aussie pop princess stated: "I'm very excited to become a coach on The Voice UK.
"I love the concept of the show and have been an avid viewer of both series.
"The search for new talent is such an important aspect of the music industry and The Voice UK gives us all a part to play in that.
"Will I be competitive? Probably more than even I imagine! Watch this space!"
Black Eyed Peas star Will said of Kylie's arrival: "While I will miss Danny and Jessie, I'm excited to be returning for season three and to work with Kylie and Tom.
"Together we will mix it up and bring new energy and ideas to the show."
Jones added: "I'm really looking forward to series three of The Voice UK and although I'll miss Jessie and Danny, Kylie and the fourth coach will be a welcome addition to the line-up."
BBC controller of entertainment commissioning Mark Linsey said: "Kylie is a hugely respected figure within the world of music and will be a fantastic addition to The Voice UK.
"She is a true pop icon and her longevity in the industry is testament to her creative and musical ability."
Head of Entertainment for Wall to Wall Moira Ross added: "In terms of pop royalty, it really doesn't get much better than Kylie.
"With more than two decades of global success under her belt, I know she'll bring something truly special to the coaching line-up."
It is still unknown who will be the fourth coach on the show, with the BBC adding their name will be announce "in due course."
The Voice is due to return to BBC One in January 2014.
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