Music legend Sir Tom Jones and The Script frontman Danny O’Donoghue will complete the judging line-up for The Voice, the BBC has confirmed.
They will join Jessie J and Black Eyed Peas star will.i.am when the talent show – hosted by Holly Willoughby and Reggie Yates – launches on BBC1 in the spring.
Sir Tom, who has sold over 100 million records in a career spanning almost five decades, said of his new role: “I’m thrilled to be participating as a coach. This is a strong show; it’s all about talent – but it’s also exciting, competitive and compelling television.”
He added: “I’ve been blessed over the years to share the stage with some of the worlds finest artists, and I look forward to being part of the team that discovers a great, new, genuine talent.”
Danny has enjoyed major success as frontman of rock band The Script.
The band’s self-titled 2008 debut album went to number one in UK and Ireland. They have also sold over 3.5 million albums worldwide and five million singles in the US.
Danny said: “This is a show unlike any other because it puts vocal ability first above all else. I look forward to putting my team together and battling it out with the other coaches to see who wins this unique, credible competition. I’m in it to win it!”