The Voice 2014: Recap the first blind auditions

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The Voice 2014 started tonight on BBC One and here's a recap of just all that went on.

This evening's third series opener began with a mega mash up as new coaches Kylie Minogue and Ricky Wilson join Will.i.am and Ricky Wilson on stage for a performance of I Predict A Riot mixed with Can't Get You Out Of My Head.

Once everyone had calmed down it was straight onto the auditions and first to face the panel was 31-year-old sales manager Lee Glasson, who told us he's taking a risk by singing one of the coaches' own tracks. His cover of Kylie's Can't Get You Out Of My Head won a full house of turning coaches. It took Lee a while to decide which team to join, but eventually opted for Kylie to little surprise.

Next onto the stage was 20-year-old Christina Marie who revealed she was hoping to follow in her mum's footsteps. The youngster belted out Whitney Houston's I Have Nothing and had all but Will.i.am to chose from. The youngster opted for Ricky, much to even his surprise.

Alexandra Burke look-a-like and sound-a-like Danielle Chevannes let nerves get the better of her as she followed Christina onto the stage. Her performance of L.O.V.E by Nat King Cole had no coaches pressing their buzzers, but her daughter Naya did get to meet the panel and sit in Will's chair.

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Anna McLuckie impressed us with a Harp cover of Get Lucky, finding herself the centre of a fight between Will.i.am and Ricky, with the former finally winning the Scottish singer for his team.

It wasn't so much her voice that had the coaches interested in Tara Lewis but rather her day job as a 'Nessa from Gavin and Stacey impersonator'. The Welsh singer's cover of Hall & Oates' You Make My Dreams didn't get any chairs turning, but Sir Tom loved her all the same.

Ryan Green revealed how he chose to focus on a career in music over football but no one tured for his cover of Wretch 32' Don't Go.

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16-year-old Beth McCarthy is one of this year's youngest performers but has already been gigging in pubs and clubs since the age of 13 (to the shock of the coaches). Beth's cover of Sexy And I Know It won over both Kylie and Ricky, with the Kaiser Chiefs frontman dropping some names and a toilet anecdote that won Beth onto his team.

Sally Baker had TEAM TOM written all over from the moment she appeared on screen and it was a match even the other coaches could see. Singing Nina Simone's Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood, Sally joined Team Tom after the Welsh crooner was the only member of the panel to press their buzzer.

Finally going on stage this evening was former singer of The Streets, Leo Ihenacho, who's come a long way since Celebrity Love Island back in 2006. Leo sung Simply Red's Holding Back The Years as he made his comeback and found an immediate fan in Kylie Minogue, who pressed her buzzer with her bum.

Sir Tom also showed interest, but Leo opted to join Team Kylie.

The Voice 2014 teams... so far

Team Kylie
Lee Glasson
Leo Ihenacho

Team Ricky
Beth McCarthy
Christina Marie

Team Will
Anna McLuckie

Team Tom
Sally Barker

The Voice UK blind auditions continue next Saturday night on BBC One from 7PM.

Browse pictures of the first hopefuls singing below...

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