When does The Voice 2018 start on ITV, who are the judges alongside Olly Murs and is Emma Willis hosting?

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GOOD news for fans of The Voice, the show is going to be back for a brand new series in 2018.

Olly Murs has been announced as a new addition to the show – here’s what we know…

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The Voice will return in 2018

When does The Voice 2018 start on ITV?

The Voice will be back for a brand new series in 2018.

A date has not yet been set, but ITV have confirmed it will be early next year.

The 2017 series started in January, so the 2018 series is likely to be around the same time.

 Olly Murs is a new addiction to The Voice coaching team

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Olly Murs is a new addiction to The Voice coaching team

Who are The Voice 2018 team coaches?

Olly Murs

Olly has been named as a brand new addition to the show, replacing Gavin Rossdale.

After weeks of speculation, the Troublemaker singer has finally been announced as a coach for The Voice 2018.

Speaking about his new role, he said: “I’m absolutely buzzing about being a coach on The Voice UK and can’t wait to sit in the big red chair alongside will, Jennifer and Tom.

“I’m excited to mentor new artists and without doubt, I’m in it to WIN!”

 Sir Tom Jones returns as coach

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Sir Tom Jones returns as coach

Sir Tom Jones

Welsh warbler Sir Tom returned in 2017 and was vocally upset about being replaced on the panel in 2016 by Boy George, who was joined by will, Ricky Wilson and Paloma Faith.

Prior to that he had been on the show for three years and claimed the very first winner’s title with Leanne Mitchell.

Speaking abou the new series he said: “I’m really looking forward to getting back into my big red chair alongside the other coaches for the next The Voice.

“I’m so proud of my discovery from last season, Into the Ark, so I’m excited to hear and see what undiscovered talent the UK has to offer this series.”

 Jennifer Hudson returns for a second year

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Jennifer Hudson returns for a second year

Jennifer Hudson

Oscar-winner Jennifer first rose to prominence in another TV talent show – American Idol.

She has since made a name for herself as a Broadway performer and film actress.

She made her The Voice debut in 2017, and won the show with her act Mo Adeniran.

Jennifer said: “I am so excited to be returning to The Voice UK alongside this talented group of coaches!

“I loved my time as a coach last season and was so proud of Team JHUD and our winner Mo Adeniran – it was an incredible journey.

“The UK has always felt like a home away from home for me and I can’t wait to be back discovering new talent on season 7!”

 Will.i.am is back again - he has been a coach since the first series

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Will.i.am is back again – he has been a coach since the first series

Will.i.am

Black Eyed Peas star Will.i.am is back again.

He is the only existing coach who has been on the show since the start.

He won the show with his act Jermain Jackman in 2014

Speaking about the new series he said: “There was some amazing talent on The Voice Kids during the summer and now it’s time for the grown-ups auditioning for The Voice season 7 to really step up their game.

“I’m excited to sit alongside Jennifer and Tom again this year, and I know that Olly will add a fun new twist to this year’s coaches team.”

 Emma Willis takes up her position as host again

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Emma Willis takes up her position as host again

Who will be hosting The Voice 2018?

Super presenter Emma Willis is back hosting the show.

The 41-year-old from Birmingham is a popular radio and television presenter

Not only does she present The Voice, she also recently hosted Celebrity Big Brother, Big Brother and The Voice Kids.

Before presenting, Emma was a model and worked for a number of big companies such as Marie Claire, Elle, Vogue, GAP and Chanel.

She is married to Busted star Matt Willis.

Speaking about fronting the new show she said: “It’s an absolute treat to get to work on TheVoice UK, I love every minute of it, and I can’t wait to get started.”

Mo Adeniran sings ‘Human’ by Rag ‘n’ Bone Man on The Voice semi-final
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