The Voice UK: Jennifer Hudson tipped to coach with Kylie Minogue, Sir Tom and Will.i.am

The Voice 2017 judges revealed?

jennifer hudson the voice uk

Jennifer Hudson could join The Voice UK 2017 on ITV, it has been reported this evening.

And she's set to coach alongside Kylie Minogue, Sir Tom Jones and Will.i.am in a big shake up to the panel, according to rumours.

Kylie and Sir Tom were both of course judges the show in the past, while Will is the only member of the line up to have appeared on every series so far.

Could Kylie Minogue be back on The Voice UK?
Could Kylie Minogue be back on The Voice UK?

But right now, ITV have NOT officially confirmed any names.

The Daily Mirror reports that talks are still ongoing, with show bosses particularly keen to keep Will.i.am in the spinning the red chairs

“They’ve pushed the boat out to get Will to stay and are very much hoping he’ll say yes," a source told the tabloid. "He loves the show and he’s actually a bigger star here than he is in the US."

The source added: “Jennifer is huge in America, where she’s won an Oscar and an Emmy. The offer has gone out and everyone’s very excited at the thought of getting her. "

Kylie could come back having appeared for the one series in 2014, saying previously she was more than up for a return.

"I just can't go back next season as I am on tour, but the season after that... it's an open book. Let's see," she teased.

Sir Tom meanwhile was controversially axed by the BBC last year after four series, lashing out at producers over how his exit was handled.

Sources claim that getting Tom back on board would not only win back viewers but also help guarantee Will's return.

Sir TOm Jones
Sir Tom Jones may be back

"Will would love to have Tom back, so it could well happen," the insider said.

The Voice UK will air on ITV from 2017, although filming will begin later this year.

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