VIDEO: The Voice UK: The blind audition format explained!

Tom Jones (The Voice UK)

The Voice UK is the new reality show format from the BBC that hopes to take over from The X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent, but how will it work?

It all starts with the blind auditions, where the coaches are seated in chairs facing away from the stage. They hear the artists perform but don’t get to see them.

If a coach is impressed by an artist’s voice, they push their button to choose the artist for their team, at which point their chair rotates and they can see them. If more than one coach turns their chair, the power shifts to the artist and the artist then has the choice and of which of the coaches’ teams he or she wants to join.

However, if no coach turns, the artist is out of the competition. Once the coaches have each chosen the ten singers for their teams, they will personally train their ten artists, shaping them into future stars. And then the battle rounds begin…

Watch The Voice UK host Reggie Yates explain all below...

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