The Voice 2014 spoilers! Our preview of tonight's blind auditions

Steven Alexander (The Voice 2014)

It's Saturday and that means it's time for another round of blind auditions on The Voice UK!

This evening is Week 5 and we head into the show with just over half of the 48 acts having been chosen.

With plenty of spots left to fill we see 14 budding performers go before the coaches with eight winning spots in the next round, but who will they be?

First up tonight is Steven Alexander, whose auntie took part in the show last year as part of duo Diva on Team Tom. Steven gives it his all with a performance of Your Game by Will Young to seduce Kylie Minogue but will she press her buzzer?

We next meet Fiona Kelly, who looks on her horse bob as the "ideal man" ("he doesn't answer back," she laughs). Singing for 'fun', Fiona performs a haunting version of Take That's rule the world but with operatic voices having already been turned away can Fiona buck the trend?

Afterwards is Chris Royal, a 25-year-old who moved from Manchester to London to make a career in music only to end up spending his days in greasy spoon cafes searching for jobs. Chris turns Avicii's club banger Wake Me Up into a rather spectacular ballad to woo the coaches.

The show's editors then decide to fill a spare few minutes with a rather bizarre and out of place montage of 'best bits' from hosts Emma Willis and Marvin Humes. We can only conclude it's just to remind us that yes, they are still there.

After the interlude Nick Dixon is see becoming the latest act to try and make a comeback on The Voice UK this year after failing previously. Singing Home Again by Elton John, the 17-year-old tells cameras: "It's more than a dream, it's my life and what I want."

Elesha Paul Moses (The Voice 2014)

There's also another familiar face on the show this evening in the form of Elesha Paul Moses, originally part of duo Nu-Tarna, who made it as far as the battles on Team Will last year. Now solo, Elesha is hoping to make it further in the competition on her own.

Based in Cyrpus with husband, military wife Lucy Winter has a surprising rock voice as she sings Somebody To Love for the panel but has she given too much?

Competitive Judo athlete Max Murphy is next up and declares before his audition: "I would rather sing in front of thousands of people than compete for Great Britain in the next Olympics." Glasgow based Max performs MGMT's Electric Feel and wins Kylie over with his looks, but did his voice get any of the coaches turning?

16-year-old Joe Keegan follows with a cover of Keep Your Head Up by Ben Howard although his audition turns more into dance lesson as Will.i.am ends up on stage learning the Riverdance from the teen.

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24-year-old James Byron (not Bond, as Will.i.am believes) then bursts out onto stage with an interesting take on Janis Joplin's Cry Baby. The coaches all look rather perplexed as they try to figure out whether it's a male or female voice they're listening too... Let's just hope they're not so distracted that they forget to press their buzzer.

We see a little bit of three rather different acts in quick succession next and it's perhaps easy to see why the editors aren't too keen on showing much more.

There's teenager Reece Bahia who sings a rather tuneless version of One Direction's What Makes You Beautiful and similarly good looking Jolan, who also gives a similarly poor performance singing Beneath Your Beautiful. Finishing the montage is Yinka Williams, who performs Paris Ooh La la for the line up of coaches... but will any of them get through?

Jade Mayjean Peters (The Voice 2014)

21-year-old Jade Mayjean Peters continues the trend of gorgeous looking wannabes as she takes to the stage, telling cameras that she wants to ditch her job in waitressing for performing. The sexy singer has the audience - and Kylie - on their feet with a "sassy" cover of Gabriella Cilmiā€™s number one hit Sweet About Me

Finally, closing the show this evening is Femi Santiago, a 27-year-old singer from London. Aged 19, Femi was homeless and contemplating suicide, saying: "You see people but people don't see you." Now living a rather normal life with an office job, wife and young son, Femi's got plenty of confidence and tells the cameras: "I'm not here to fail, I'm here to succeed." However his version of My Cherie Amour by Stevie Wonder doesn't immediately get any coaches turning around.

The Voice UK begins at 7:10PM tonight on BBC One.

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