Willoughby and Yates to host The Voice
Holly Willoughby and Reggie Yates have been confirmed as the hosts of new reality show The Voice.
The This Morning frontwoman recently stepped down as presenter of ITV's Dancing On Ice, prompting speculation she would head to the BBC for their upcoming talent programme, where wannabes are judged on their singing alone.
The news has now been announced, and Radio 1 DJ Yates will join Willoughby on the show.
She says, "I'm so excited to be hosting The Voice. When it launched in America I watched one of the shows and thought it was just a fantastic format, and when I heard it was coming to the U.K. I thought to myself how incredible it would be to be a part of it.
"It's going to be one rollercoaster of a ride and I can't wait to get started!"
Yates adds, "I'm so delighted to get this job and be part of such a credible music show. The format of The Voice in America has worked brilliantly, and I have no doubt it will be just as successful on British TV."
Pop star Jessie J is the only confirmed judge for the series, which kicks off in Spring, while Mark Owen, Lenny Kravitz and Will Young have all been linked to the panel.
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