McFly’s Danny Jones tipped to join The Voice UK Kids as a coach


McFly’s Danny Jones is said to be in talks to join The Voice UK Kids panel next year.

According to the Daily Mirror newspaper, the singer and guitarist is being lined up as a potential coach alongside for the new spin-off series.

An insider told the newspaper: “Danny has 13 years of experience touring and making albums with a successful band.

“He is perfect for The Voice – he’s someone the young contestants will really relate to.”

ITV has signed up to air at least two children's editions of the spinning-chair talent contest - featuring 7 to 14-year-old contestants - the first to be broadcast in the UK.

While the kids shows are a hit in other countries, the BBC decided not to produce any series when they were in charge of The Voice.

ITV have already confirmed that Emma Willis will host the Kids version and will be one of three coaches.

It was understood a second coach would also come from the main show, which started filming last month with Will, Sir Tom Jones, Gavin Rossdale and Jennifer Hudson.

However it may now be that Will and Danny will instead be joined by Pixie Lott, who was reported to also be in talks recently.

With the show starting filming before the year is out we're sure to know very soon.

The Voice UK Kids is rumoured to air in the Spring after the main show finishes.

It's process will be pretty much similar to the 'adult' series but just on a smaller scale.

Pixie Lott could also join The Voice Kids
Pixie Lott could also join The Voice Kids

It has been suggested the spin-off could air stripped across a week or two, similar to the Britain's Got Talent live semi-finals.

Applications for The Voice Kids UK Series 1 took place earlier this year alongside auditions for the main show, but are now closed.

MAIN PIC: Danny Jones/Instagram

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