The Voice UK 2013 bosses "desperate" for Leah McFall to win

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The Voice UK bosses are reportedly "desperate" for Leah McFall to win the series tomorrow night.

Producers apparently hope that Leah will be able to top the public vote and go on to prove to be a success in the charts.

The 23-year-old is the odds-on tip to win, having already seen more success than last year's winner Leanne Mitchell.

Already this week, Leanne has two songs in the Top 40, with her cover of I Will Survive remaining in the Top 10 for a second week, while Killing Me Softly is a new entry at Number 30 in the current midweeks

The news comes along with claims that Leanne is set to be dropped by the show's record label Universal, a year after she won the series.

None of Leanne's singles, including her winner's track, made the Top 40, while her debut album failed to crack the Top 100.

The self-titled record sold fewer than 1,000 copies during its release week earlier this year, with coach Danny O'Donoghue blaming Leanne herself for the flop.

“That’s not my fault, that’s not the show’s fault, that’s not the BBC’s fault, that’s just her fault. You can take an artist like that and question their work ethic,” he said earlier this month. “I was told by Tom Jones, and by the label as well, that Leanne just did not want to work as hard as you have to work to be a pop star.”

A supposed insider at the record label told the Daily Mail that Leanne's future with them looked very bleak indeed.

They're quoted as saying: "She may have won the first series of The Voice, but sadly it’s now abundantly clear she has no future as a successful recording artist."

The Voice UK final airs Saturday on BBC One.

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