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The Voice Kids 2021: Recap tonight's contestants in first blind auditions

The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: will.i.am, Melanie C, Pixie Lott and Danny Jones. ©ITV
The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: will.i.am, Melanie C, Pixie Lott and Danny Jones. ©ITV

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.

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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...

Michaela

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.

The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: Michaela performs. ©ITV
The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: Michaela performs. ©ITV

 

Torrin

14-year-old Torrin performed Days Like This by Van Morrison for the panel, winning a place on Mel C's team.

The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: Torrin performs. ©ITV
The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: Torrin performs. ©ITV

 

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Leo

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.

The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: Leo performs. ©ITV
The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: Leo performs. ©ITV

 

Tommy

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.

The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: Tommy performs. ©ITV
The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: Tommy performs. ©ITV

 

Aishling Mae

14-year-old Aishling Mae from Ireland performed Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas for her blind audition, winning a spot on Team Danny.

The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: Aishling Mae performs. ©ITV
The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: Aishling Mae performs. ©ITV

 

Savannah

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.

The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: Savannah performs. ©ITV
The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: Savannah performs. ©ITV

 

Joseph

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.

The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: Joseph performs. ©ITV
The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: Joseph performs. ©ITV

 

Archie

9-year-old Archie performed The Four Seasons classic Sherry for the coaches but unfortunately didn't get the coaches to turn.

The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: Archie performs. ©ITV
The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: Archie performs. ©ITV

 

Ndana

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.

The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: Ndana performs. ©ITV
The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: Ndana performs. ©ITV

 

 

Angel

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.

The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: Angel performs. ©ITV
The Voice Kids: SR5: Ep1 on ITV and ITV Hub. Pictured: Angel performs. ©ITV

 

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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.

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