Here’s a recap of the opening episode of The Voice UK Kids which returned tonight on ITV.
This evening saw the first round of auditions for the new season, which airs nightly all this week.
It’s the fifth season of the show and this year with four spinning red chairs ready to be turned.
Original Voice Kids stars Will.i.am, Danny Jones and Pixie Lott are all back with new kid on the block Melanie C.
The coaches are looking for four contestants for their teams in the blind audition stages as they hunt for the next generation of superstar singers. Soloists and duos, aged seven to 14, are welcome to sing in an attempt to get the chairs spinning.
Following each audition, regardless of whether they’ve won a spot with and Will, Danny, Pixie and Mel C, all four coaches will spin to share with the auditionees words of advice and encouragement.
Recap the contestants who performed on The Voice Kids tonight…
11-year-old Michaela from Birmingham performed Everybody’s Free (to Feel Good) to get Danny, Will and Pixie to turn before joining Team Pixie.
14-year-old Torrin performed Days Like This by Van Morrison for the panel, winning a place on Mel C’s team.
14-year-old Leo performed his own original rap as he auditioned for The Voice Kids, getting all four coaches to turn before choosing to join Team Will.
12-year-old Tommy belted out Bonnie Tyler’s Holding Out for a Hero for the coaches but sadly didn’t get a turn from the panel.
14-year-old Aishling Mae from Ireland performed Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas for her blind audition, winning a spot on Team Danny.
13-year-old Savannah performed Goodbye Yellow Brick Road at her blind audition, getting turns from all of Mel C, Danny and Pixie. She chose to join Team Pixie.
11-year-old Joseph sang Wheatus’ iconic song Teenage Dirtbag to get both Mel C and Danny to hit their buttons, choosing to join Team Danny after the pair jammed out together on stage.
9-year-old Archie performed The Four Seasons classic Sherry for the coaches but unfortunately didn’t get the coaches to turn.
14-year-old Ndana from Leeds performed Lizzo’s Cuz I Love You at the blind auditions and won herself a place on Team Mel.
Closing the first round of blind auditions was 12-year-old Angel from London who got all four coaches to turn for her take on You Raise Me Up before joining Team Will.
Ultimately, the public will decide who will win and take home the top prize of a family trip to Disneyland Paris
Hosted by Emma Willis, The Voice Kids UK 2021 continues Tuesday with more auditions before the final on Wednesday night.