The Voice UK Kids: Expect a LOT of tears, says host Emma Willis

The Voice UK Emma Willis

The Voice UK's first ever Kids series is coming to ITV and host Emma Willis says there are a LOT of tears.

The Voice Kids is open to solo singers between the ages of seven and 14, with the winner receiving a 'life changing prize' which has yet to be announced.

It's the first ever series of the show in the UK although the Kids spin-off has proved a success in other countries.

The show won't air until the summer but filming has already taken place with Emma and coaches Will.i.am, Pixie Lott and McFly's Danny Jones.

"I cried rivers during that. There's lots of tears in The Voice Kids. In a good way!" Emma spilled.

Speaking at the launch of the main series this month, Emma explained: "The minute you have a kid, you put yourself in that situation and go, 'What if it were mine?' But it was all in good ways.

"I think I've toughened up with the grown-ups a little bit. There are a couple that got to me, but I don't think I cried as much as I have done with the kids!"

Asked if Emma would ever consider letting her own children audition for the show, she said: "I don't know! I think it would depend on whether I thought they had a chance.

"I think if you can be realistic with your children about their ability and they know the huge positives but huge negatives that come with doing something like that and you feel like they're mentally able to do that without getting too upset by it then how could I say no, doing what I do?

"But I think it all depends on the child and whether they are mature enough to do it."

The Voice UK Kids will air after the main series which currently airs on Saturday nights on BBC One.

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