The Voice UK 2013 auditions to be filmed in Manchester - get tickets!

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The Voice UK 2013 blind auditions will be filmed next month in Manchester.

This year the show's will move away from London, as the BBC sells its Television Centre.

Instead, the coaches and hopeful acts will be travelling north to perform for the panel at the BBC's new MediaCityUK studios in Salford.

The BBC confirmed this week that Jessie J, Danny O'Donoghue, Will.i.am and Sir Tom Jones will all be back on the panel this year.

They'll kick off the blind auditions next month, with the show set to return to TV screens in Spring 2013.

To be in the audience, visit SRO Audiences to apply for free tickets.

Speaking about the new series, Sir Tom Jones said: “I’m really looking forward to seeing and working with Jessie, Will and Danny on the second series of The Voice. I’ve heard there will be some important changes that will make what is already a good, strong show even better.”

will.i.am said: “This season is gonna be doper than last year!!”

And Jessie J added: “I’m so happy to be back as one of the original four for series two. It’s going to be even bigger and better this time and I can’t wait. Bring it on.”

[cat]The Voice UK[/cat] returns to BBC One in the new year.

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