The Voice UK 2018 contestants: Meet the teams after third blind auditions

The Voice 2018 contestants and teams

the voice uk 2018 teams

The Voice UK 2018 blind auditions have got underway - here's how the teams currently look.

The search for a new vocal superstar continued this weekend as The Voice 2018 returned to ITV for its seventh series.

Global music legends will.i.am, Jennifer Hudson, Sir Tom Jones and Olly Murs are this year's coaches and on a quest to uncover the best vocal talent that Britain has to offer, with this year’s winner scooping a life changing record contract with Polydor Records.

As always, the first stage was the blind auditions where the contestants must hold their nerve as they sing to the backs of the coaches.

If any of them like what they hear, they bash their buzzer to spin around and select that artist for their teams of ten.

The Voice UK Jennifer Hudson

If more than one spins then it's up the act to pick which team to join but if no coaches turn it's the bus back home.

As with last year, acts who don't get any judges having to leave the stage immediately without speaking to the panel, who will remain with their backs turned.

From the very first show we've seen the coaches using every trick, name drop and boast they could to secure the best acts for their teams.

Here's how the teams look after the third weekend of blind auditions..

The Voice UK 2018 teams: Contestants

Team Tom

Chloe Jones
22-year-old Chloe from Manchester is a part time Barista/Musician. At her blind audition she performed Corinne Bailey Rae's Just Like A Star.

Jade Williams
32-year-old Jade from Brentford, London is a Part time Music Teacher and Musician. She performed Semisonic's Secret Smile.

Lucy Milburn
Closing the second round of blind auditions was 20-year-old Lucy Milburn from Sheffield. She belted out Amber Riley's Colorblind.

Ruti Olajugbagbe
18-year-old student Ruti Olajugbagbe from Essex performed Budapest by George Ezra.

Simon Davies
30-year-old Simon Davies from Birmingham is a Special Needs Teacher. He closed the blind auditions with Sign of The Times by Harry Styles.

Team Will

Donel Mangena
16-year-old student Donel from Southampton performed Cold Water by Major Lazer and Justin Bieber.

Kade Smith
Kade is a 17-year-old Window Cleaner from Leicester. He performed Otis Redding's Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay at his blind audition.

Tai
18-year-old Tai is Music Student from Stevenage. She performed the Curtis Mayfield cover of Move On Up by Lion Babe Bersion at the auditions.

Mark Asari
29-year-old London Musician Mark Asari performed Walking Away by Craig David at his blind audition.

Team Jennifer

Jake Benson
26-year-old carpenter Jake from London performed Julia Michaels' Issues at his first blind audition.

Belle Voci
Belle Voci are a duo made up of friends 26-year-old Sophie from Norwich and 25-year-old Emily from Mayfair. The pair performed Delibes' Flower Duet

Jason Nicholson-Porter
33-year-old Jason is a musician from Bromley, London. He sang Amazing Grace at his first audition.

Ant & Ox
Duo are Ant & Ox are two 21-year-olds from London. Ant is a Part Time Estate Agent while Ox is a Retail / Hospitality Waiter. They performed Sunday Morning by Maroon 5 .

Team Olly

Lauren Bannon
27-year-old student Lauren from Weymouth performed Major Lazer's Lean On at her audition.

RYT
Duo RYT are made up of Ryan (30) and Tania (24). Ryan is originally from Blackburn and Tania originally comes from Ipswich but they currently live together in London. Ryan is a music teacher while Tania works for an Estate Agents. They performed Nizlopi's JCB song

Ivy Paige
37-year-old Burlesque and Cabaret performer Ivy from Kent had all eyes on her as she sang Peggy Lee's Why Don't You Do Right.

Jamie Grey
29-year-old musician Jamie Grey from Redcar returned to The Voice UK tonight after getting no turns last year. For his blind audition, the musician sang Andra Day's Rise Up.

Chris James
28-year-old-year-old Norfolk Audio Book Narrator / Musician Chris James put a twist on Prince Ali from Disney's Aladdin at his blind audition.

But that's not the end of the story...

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If only it were that simple! After the blind auditions comes the battle rounds where each coach will halve their teams by pitting their artists against one another in a series of music duets which only one act can win.

However, each coach has a 'steal', allowing them to pinch an artist let go by one of their rivals for their own teams, so you can be sure the above line ups will chop and change in the near future!

The Voice UK 2018 continues Saturday nights on ITV.

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