Emma Willis is host of The Voice UK on ITV but Marvin Humes has left

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Emma Willis has today been CONFIRMED as host The Voice UK when it moves to ITV in 2017 - but Marvin Humes won't be back.

Emma has been at the helm since 2014 and said: “The Voice UK is very close to my heart and I’m absolutely delighted to be back on the show. Roll on the blind auditions!”

Calling on budding performers to audition, Emma added: "The Voice is on the hunt to find the next singing superstar, we want you!

"If you think you've got what it takes to get the coaches spinning then apply now."

ITV have told us that Emma will be fronting the series alone meaning her co-host from the BBC series Marvin Humes won't be back.

In a statement, the channel said: "Marvin won't be appearing on next year's series but remains very much a part of the ITV family, and we look forward to working with him on other projects in the near future."

The Voice UK 2017's winner will scoop a life changing record contract with music giants Polydor Records, home to global music stars Take That and Ellie Goulding, as well as the UK’s biggest breakthrough artists, including The 1975 and Years & Years.

The nationwide search to find a unique singing talent got underway last year, with producers’ auditions visiting six cities across the UK last Summer.

Undiscovered singers who wanted their voice to be heard were invited to apply to audition through www.itv.com/thevoiceuk. All musical styles ere welcome to apply, either as soloists or duos.

Will.i.am, Jennifer Hudson, Gavin Rossdale and Sir Tom Jones are the coaches on The Voice UK 2017.

The Voice UK will air for the first time on ITV from 2017.

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