J Marie Cooper joins Team Will on The Voice UK (VIDEO)

The Voice UK - J Marie Cooper

Former Strictly Come Dancing backing singer J Marie Cooper joined Team will.i.am on tonight's opening of The Voice UK.

The red-haired singer impressed the coaches with her take on Jessie J track Mamma Knows Best, with Will.i.am being the first coach to turn around.

Jessie J followed, with Danny and Sir Tom also pressing their buzzers in quick succession for a full house of coaches for J Marie.

Jessie told her: "That was insane. Your voice is re-donk-uloso. Come on be on my team please."

Will added: "Lots of singers can do the runs and the flips and tricks, but the power was when you weren't flipping. I felt it in the first couple of notes, that's why I turned around and that's why I think you're a star of an artist."

"I was the last to turn around because I was listening to it, I wanted to enjoy the whole thing," Tom commented.

With four coaches to choose from, J Marie said: "I'm stuck between Will and Jessie at the moment."

Will said: "Jessie's hot right now. She's current, right now. But I remember the first time we had success [in Black Eyed Peas], and the second time, and the third time, and fourth time."

J Marie continued: "Erm... Erm... oh my gosh! This will surprise people but I'm going with Will because he turned around first."

And with that, J Marie became the first artist on Will’s team.

Watch [tag]J Marie Cooper[/tag]'s blind audition for The voice UK below...

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