The Voice 2013 auditions see Shayne Ward's cousin Mike Ward

Mike Ward (The Voice UK)

The cousin of former X Factor winner Shayne Ward has auditioned for The Voice UK.

Mike Ward will be seen going in front of the coaches – Jessie J, Sir Tom Jones, Danny Donoughe and Will.I.am – this weekend.

The 21-year-old tells the cameras before his audition that he's unemployed and currently living with his mum and brothers.

Speaking before going out to face the (backs of) the coaches, Mike says: "I've never thought about being a pro singer until my mum told me I was good enough and to give it a go.

"I never would've done it by myself."

Mike's mum tells Holly Willoughby: "I've got every faith in him, he's amazing. He don't believe in himself, he don't think he's too good."

Singing country hit Don't Close Your Eyes, will any of the coaches be impressed?

The Voice 2013 starts Saturday night on BBC One at 7PM.

Browse snaps of the first Voice UK 2013 blind auditions below...

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