The Voice UK coaches to perform with their artists on the live shows

Danny O'Donoghue (The Voice UK)

The Voice UK coaches are set to follow in the steps of The X Factor and perform alongside their acts on the live shows, it’s been revealed.

It means that Will.i.am, Jessie J, Danny O'Donoghue and Sir Tom Jones will have to make sure they too are on top of their game as they get on stage with the wannabes in their teams.

Each of the four coaches will perform with their groups in the live shows, expected to start at the end of April, with five budding performers.

The coaches will also been seen singing together, forming a super group to open up the show this Saturday evening with a performance of Black Eyed Peas hit I Gotta Feeling.

The Voice's Danny teased: "I'm performing with all the coaches and then I'm performing with all my acts."

But the show means that fans of The Script will have to wait for a new album, with Danny explaining that he wanted to wait until the current series was over before releasing any material.

"I don't think the album will be finished in time so I'd like to wait until all the goodwill from the show is out there and then we'll release the new album," he said.

"We have 10 songs done already but I think we're going to have 30 to pick from by the end of it. We'll pick the best 12 songs from that as this time around, we really need to pick it up."

> VIDEO: The Voice UK coaches perform 'I Gotta Feeling'

> Voice UK spoilers

Last year The X Factor 2011 final saw the judges - Gary Barlow, Tulisa and Kelly Rowland - perform with their finalists at Wembley Arena.

The voice UK starts on BBC One this Saturday at 7PM.

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