The Voice UK 2013 spoilers: Preview tonight's penultimate Blind Auditions show

Paul Carden

The penultimate Blind Auditions episode of The Voice UK 2013 airs tonight, and the competition is getting tougher as the coaches' teams fill up.

With only nineteen spaces to give out, the foursome have to think twice before hitting their buttons. "I'm holding out for greatness now," proclaims Danny O'Donoghue. "It's on."

The show opens with Jamie Bruce, a 34-year-old chef, gardener, builder AND carpet fitter - but he's no stranger to the limelight, having been dropped by The X Factor in 2011.

He isn't the only talent show veteran on the bill, with Sean Rumsey, formerly of X Factor boyband Futureproof, and duo Nu-Tarna, comprising an XF and a Pop Idol reject, hoping for another shot at stardom.

Jordan Lee Davies, a 22-year-old from South Wales, follows - and he's glad the coaches have got their backs turned, as he describes himself as 'skinny' and 'child-like'.

"I'm not a typical looking popstar but my dream is to perform for the rest of my life," comments Jordan, whose dad is a bodybuilder.

His high-pitched performance of the Darkness hit 'I Believe In A Thing Called Love' stuns the panel, who struggle to guess whether he's a boy or a girl.

Jordan Lee Davies,

He's not the only one to cause confusion, with Charlie Ryan and Aret Kapetanovic also getting wheels turning.

Cherelle Basquine is next to take to the stage, with Katie Evans hot on her heels. Both have set out to prove to their children that dreams can come true, but will the coaches make theirs a reality?

Elsewhere, after clashing with and his tic-tac fresh tactics last week, Danny has a new rival in Tom Jones.

The pair get in to fierce bidding wars over a few artists, including Ricardo Afonso and Alice Barlow, who's looking for a career change after two years playing Rae Wilson in Hollyoaks.

There's another familiar face in Nate James, who has already had a taste of success having released three albums, appeared on Later With Jools Holland, and even bagged a few MOBO nominations.

Now at a lull in his career, Nate has decided to give The Voice a go. "I've got as far as I can go doing what I do my way, so now I'm going to sing for some of the biggest names in the industry and hope I get taken under their wings," he explains.

"It's not about fame, it's not about fortune, it's about making music. I've had some time off and I'm ready to work even harder."

Lareena Mitchell

Also aiming to make her own music is 33-year-old Lareena Mitchell, who earns her crust as a tribute act for her idol Adele.

"My dad is my biggest inspiration, he's been a singer since a young age himself," she says. "I think if he hadn't been in the industry I wouldn't have pursued a music career."

Finally we meet Colin Chisholm, 60 - the oldest contestant taking part this series - and Paul Carden, 31, who are both hoping to go solo after tasting fame as band members.

Colin - who says he's been singing for 51 years - performed on Top Of The Pops in the 70s as part of Bilbo Baggins, while Liverpudlian Paul's old band The Black Velvet played gigs alongside The Killers, Kaiser Chiefs, and The Who.

"It was great fun but it came to an end," he mused.

Tune in to BBC One tonight at 8.05pm to find out which of the hopefuls succeed in winning over the coaches.

Browse through pictures from tonight's show below:

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