Australian pop star Kylie Minogue has signed on to be a coach on The Voice UK. Kylie, will.i.am and Sir Tom Jones have been confirmed as coaches on series three of The Voice UK.
In a press release BBC made the announcement:
Grammy award-winner Kylie has had worldwide record sales of more than 68 million and was given an OBE for services to music. With 10 world tours, 11 successful albums and over 50 hit singles internationally, Kylie is well placed to use her expertise to find and nurture new and exciting vocal talent.
Kylie said: “I’m very excited to become a coach on The Voice UK. I love the concept of the show and have been an avid viewer of both series. The search for new talent is such an important aspect of the music industry and The Voice UK gives us all a part to play in that. Will I be competitive? Probably more than even I imagine! Watch this space!”
Mark Linsey, Controller Entertainment Commissioning, BBC, said: ?Kylie is a hugely respected figure within the world of music and will be a fantastic addition to The Voice UK. She is a true pop icon and her longevity in the industry is testament to her creative and musical ability.?
Moira Ross, Head of Entertainment for Wall to Wall, said: ?In terms of pop royalty, it really doesn?t get much better than Kylie. With more than two decades of global success under her belt, I know she?ll bring something truly special to the coaching line-up.?
NEW SONG FEATURING KYLIE: LIMPIDO BY LAURA PAUSINI
?Limpido?, the new single from Laura Pausini, features Kylie! ?Limpido? (written by Laura Pausini and Virginio Simonelli) was embraced by Kylie, who was delighted to duet with Laura in both the Italian/English version and the Spanish version. Download the single on iTunes now!
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