The Voice UK: Jessie J confirmed as judge

The Voice UK

Jessie J has been confirmed as the first judge on new BBC One reality show The Voice. The hip hop star was announced as a coach on the first UK series of the show earlier this morning.

The show will start in the spring on BBC One and other judges are expected to be announced soon.

Jessie said: “I’m excited to be a coach, inspiration and mentor and I jumped at the opportunity as it’s all about ‘The Voice’.”

BBC One Controller Danny Cohen said: “Jessie J is going to be an amazing coach on The Voice UK. She’s a massive young star with a strong personality, and her recent MOBO nominations are testament to her musical and creative ability.”

Rumours include Adele and Robbie Williams.

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