With this years Blind Auditions drawing to a close, thoughts now begin to shift to the next stage of The Voice UK competition.
Starting on Saturday the 1st of March, 2014, the Battle Rounds will see the shows coaches bring in their guest helpers to assist them with song choices, arrangements and the like.
will.i.am is once again teamed up with the Black Eyed Peas founder, Dante Santiago, plus this time he’ll also be joined by 2013 runner-up, Leah McFall.
Kylie Minogue will be assisted by her good friend, US singer Jake Shears, from the Scissor Sisters. So it looks like for now at least, there’s no chance of seeing sister Dannii cross over from the X Factor.
Sir Tom will not be joined this time by his usual partner Cerys Matthews, instead the Welsh legend is now being helped out by rapper Tinie Tempah.
Lastly, Kaiser Chiefs star Ricky Wilson will be advised by the 24-year-old British singer-songwriter, Katy B.
Each coach/guest lineup will work with their teams 12 acts in preparation for the upcoming Battle Rounds. There the contestants will be paired up and must go head-to-head with a fellow teammate, to decide who stays and who goes.