The Voice 2013 accused of misleading viewers (by rejected singer Kavana)

Anthony Kavanagh

The Voice 2013 UK has been accused of 'setting up' its auditions.

Rejected singer Kavana has hit out at the BBC One series, claiming that his song choice was given to him and the studio set up went against his chances.

The 90s star, famous for his hit I Can Make You Feel Good, sung for coaches Jessie J, Will.i.am, Danny O'Donoghue and Sir Tom Jones, performing Don't Dream It’s Over (Hey Now) by Crowded House.

But Kavana - real name Anthony Kavanagh - suggested that the song choice wasn't his own.

He said: "I don't want to seem like it's sour grapes, bets that song I was given to seeing where is my last choice and not the song I wanted. "

And Kavana also complained about the setup of the live band at the studio in Manchester, adding: "I couldn't really hear the music when it started, which threw me."

Kavana failed to get any of the four coaches to turn in his audition, with Danny remarking on his flat notes throughout the performance.

However a spokesperson for the show rebutted Kavana's suggestion that the show was to blame for his failure.

They said: "The song choices are selected by the artists themselves and agreed with production in advance."

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