Pixie Lott and Danny Jones are thrilled to be announced as the latest judges to join The Voice – taking rotating chairs on the upcoming Kids spin-off.
The duo will join talent show legend will.i.am for The Voice Kids on ITV in the new year where they will mentor contestants aged between 7 and 14 who are fighting for an as yet undisclosed ‘life-changing grand prize.’
Pixie – who became engaged to boyfriend of seven years Oliver Cheshire last week – is well positioned to mentor the kids having been involved in the music world since she was 15.
Prior to that she also trained at top London talent school, Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts when she was 11.
Expressing her joy at joining The Voice Kids, the three-time chart topper, now aged 25, said: ‘I can’t wait to join The Voice Kids and help discover the next big star. I have such a passion for talented young people and I know the UK will have lots – I can’t wait to hear them!’
Meanwhile Danny, 30 – who found fame aged 18 in McFly – echoed Pixie’s words and hinted he hopes to find a top new band through the competition.
‘I’m pumped about joining The Voice Kids team. There are so many talented kids out there, they just need to be heard and this is a great platform for them,’ he said.
‘I’m looking forward to finding some fresh talent and coaching them. You never know, there might be a mini McFly out there!’ he added.
The Voice veteran Will, 41, added: ‘Doing The Voice Kids with Pixie and Danny is going to be dope and I’m really excited to discover just how talented British kids can be.’