The Voice UK spoilers: Guest mentors revealed for the knockout rounds

See who's joining the judges

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The guest mentors on The Voice UK 2018 have been confirmed.

Coaches Jennifer Hudson, Will.i.am, Sir Tom Jones and Will.i.am will be joined by some familiar faces next weekend.

The guest mentors will help the coaches and their acts to prepare for the knockout rounds, one stage away from the live shows.

But who will be lending a helping hand?

Jennifer Hudson with Leona Lewis and Mo Adeniran

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X Factor winner Leona Lewis will help out Jennifer Hudson along with last year's winner Mo Adeniran, who was mentored by Jennifer.

Leona won The X Factor in 2006 and her debut album was a hit across the world.

Jennifer said: “I’m so excited that Leona is joining me as a mentor on Team JHud! I can't wait to hear what wonderful advice she has for each act. She is incredibly talented and I really trust and respect her opinion.

“I’m also happy to welcome back Mo, who knows first-hand just what it takes to win this show. I think that will be a valuable point of view for the entire team.”

Leona added: “It’s been great meeting all the talented singers and working with Jennifer. It’s a beautiful thing to play a part in nurturing homegrown talent, to even have a small role in their journey is something very special.”

Mo said: “I’m so excited to be back with my Voice family and Team JHud where it all began! I’ve been working hard in the studio for the last 6 months and I hope I can pass on some of the things I’ve learnt whilst making my album to the talented singers on Jennifer’s team. I definitely think she’s got another winner!”

Will.i.am and the Black Eyed Peas

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Will.i.am is joined by fellow Black Eyed Peas members apl.de.ap and taboo to help guide his acts before their big Knockouts performances.

Will said: “There are no better folks for me to have mentor my team because we have mentored each other. We mentored each other when nobody really believed in us and we went on to do impossible things.

“What we have done for each other is scale the highest walls and break down the toughest barriers. We climbed the highest mountains and built the most awesome spaceship to go to outer space.

“Why pick somebody else who is a stranger when I can go to family?”

Sir Tom Jones and Kylie Minogue

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Kylie Minogue will return to The Voice UK. The singer, who was a coach on The Voice UK with Sir Tom on the 2014 series, joins her friend to give advice to Team Tom ahead of their crucial Knockouts performances.

Sir Tom said: “I have known Kylie for a long time so it is nice to have someone you know personally giving you help. It is reassuring having a friend as well as such an experienced professional.

“It was tremendous working with her when we were both coaches on The Voice UK in the past. She is an accomplished artist and a really lovely person.”

Kylie added: “It’s so great to be back amongst The Voice family as a guest mentor for Tom Jones. I love working with Sir Tom and have been blown away by the talent in his team this series.

“What a pleasure to work with such a great group of contestants and it’s fair to say I’ll be keenly following the rest of the series. Good luck Team Tom!"

Olly Murs and Craig David

Craig David and Olly Murs

R ‘n B legend Craig David, who has sold more than 13 million records, reunites with friend Olly Murs to give advice to Team Olly before they take to the stage for the Knockouts.

Olly said: “Craig is amazing, we have known each other a long time. I have been a fan of him as an artist from an early age and it is great I can now call him a friend. We did a charity trek together several years ago and formed a bond then. I love his sense of humour but most importantly as an artist I love his music.

“He’s also got so much experience in the industry and with that he will really give me some great constructive feedback on my acts and help me make the right decision.”

Craig added: “I first got to know Olly on the Comic Relief Desert Trek we took part in back in 2011 and we’ve built a great friendship since then. I know he is really passionate about everyone on his team and it’s going to be a hard decision for him to choose who to put through.

“For me, it’s nice to be part of this process and to give some positive critiques to each act. Because I know Olly so well I can be very honest with him so hopefully my opinions will help him make his decision, but ultimately this is his gig!”

The Voice UK continues Saturday night on ITV.

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