PICTURES! First look at The Voice 2013 battle rounds

Here's a first look at The Voice UK coaches at the upcoming battle rounds, which start on Saturday night on BBC One.

The new battle round format will be spread across two weeks, with shows on both Saturday and Sunday nights as the 48 remaining contestants are halved.

There will be pairings from all of the four teams in every episode, with six battles in each of the four shows.

Every battle will see two acts from the same team go head to head on the same song, in a similar (albeit less cheesy) ring from last year's show.

It'll then be up to their coach alone to decide which of the pairing won the battle and will be progressing through to the next round, the Knockouts.

The other coaches will still have to pay attention though, as they each have the chance to steal the act who's sent home.

If a rival coach wants to poach a singer, they press their buzzer in a similar fashion to the blind auditions, and if more than one coach wants to steal the same artist, the artist themselves decides which team to join.

It all means that, come the end the battles, each coach will have seven acts in their team.

Browse our non-spoiler preview gallery below...

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