The Angry Mob singer said 'The truth is I made a mistake on Saturday night at the O2, and relied on old drinking habits.'
The Spice Girl has signed up to 'Celebrity Supply Teachers' along with Gary Lineker, astronaut Tim Peake and singer Kelis.
With The Voice moving from the BBC to ITV, producers are reportedly eager to land a star-studded judging panel to ensure a successful series. According to new reports, the broadcasters are “determined” to sign up Sir McCartney as a coach for the talent competition. While the future of current coaches Boy George, Ricky Wilson, Will.i.am and Paloma Faith remain unclear, the Beatles legend is reportedly at the top of ITV’s wish list.
Victor of The Voice Kevin Simm has landed his first gig as champion since winning the BBC talent hunt – as a wedding singer. The former Liberty X singer, below, worked as a wedding photographer before he went on the show. Lancashire-born Simm, 35, below with his The Voice mentor Ricky Wilson, also added he was aware he could plummet back to obscurity if his career didn’t take off.
The remaining members of Team Ricky, Will and George take to the stage one more time tomorrow night, as the final The Voice final on the BBC brings the series to an end. No-one from Team Paloma, obviously, because Paloma, let’s be fair, got a bit confused with the whole process and left her best singer out of her final 3. Yes, Paloma, you did.
Paloma Faith has revealed the truth behind the speculation that she had been offered a judge’s seat on The X Factor for the past two years running. Appearing on the latest episode of Alan Carr’s Chatty Man, which aired on Thursday evening, the retro singer suggested that Simon Cowell casts his net wide when scouting talent for his ITV talent show and claimed that he ‘sniffs everybody’s bum’ (to put it nicely). Similarly, fellow The Voice coach Boy George addressed rumours about him being offered a position on The X Factor panel, explaining: “There were kind of conversations that never really became anything, you know, you get a lot of phone calls about possible things and I always fancied doing one of the shows.
It’s no big secret that The Voice UK coaches are always in it to win it, though they may try (and sometimes fail) to hide their competitive side. With this weekend’s Sport Relief Games fast approaching though, Will.i.am, Paloma Faith, Boy George and Ricky Wilson are embracing their competitive streaks. Asked who’s the most competitive coach, Will answered Ricky, while Boy George said it was him (though he noted that all the coaches are competitive).
The Voice UK judges are not one big happy family behind-the-scenes, if reports are to be believed. After Boy George and Paloma Faith rowed on-camera during Saturday night’s show, new reports are claiming that tensions have been building between Ricky Wilson and will.i.am off-camera. A source told The Sun: “Ricky and Will just don’t like each other.
The Voice veteran will.i.am has spoken out about the way his long-time co-star Tom Jones was axed from the series after four years on the BBC show. In a statement in August 2015, Tom said he had put aside time in his busy schedule for The Voice and had “no idea” he faced being replaced.
Ricky Wilson has vowed that he will not be moving with The Voice over to ITV and would rather ‘bow out gracefully’ than stay on the judging panel. Confirming he won’t return for the 2017 series, Ricky told The Mirror’s 3am: “This is my last one anyway, yeah. “I don’t think ITV would want me.
The Voice newcomer Boy George made the jaw-dropping claim that he had slept with US singer Prince, according to a report. Sitting on his red throne alongside Will.i.am, Kaiser Chief’s frontman Ricky Wilson and singer Paloma Faith, a discussion ignited between the foursome about who they had collaborated with. The 54-year old boasted: “I have duetted with some of the greatest soul singers in history including Luther Vandross and Smokey Robinson.” In true competitive style of pitching to the singer on stage, Paloma reportedly replied: “Well OK, if we’re throwing big soul names out there I’ve performed with Prince.” The Stone Cold Sober singer surely had it in the bag… that was until London born singer/songwriter Boy George quipped: “Forget that, darling, I’ve slept with Prince.” Gulp. The source added: “Production staff had to come up on stage and speak to them.” “After that, Boy George started backtracking saying he hadn’t really slept with Prince and that in reality, he just had his poster on his wall.” It might have been dismissed as ‘banter’ but as far as the crowd were concerned the cat was well and truly out of the bag.
Buried amid all the excitement of the new series of The Voice UK, which has started its audition process, there’s been a whole spinning chair full of confusion, with claims that the show could be cut from the BBC after the next series. The Voice is seeing a shake-up for the new series, with Boy George and Paloma Faith replacing Sir Tom Jones and Rita Ora as coaches. The Voice has apparently cost the BBC £55million so far.
The Voice auditions are officially underway but, according to reports, things may not be all sunshine and lollipops between the judges. While it’s not unusual for the coaches to get super competitive as they battle it out to mentor contestants, it seems things got a little too heated between Boy George and Paloma Faith in Manchester. The Mirror reports that their argument happened when Paloma pretended to fall asleep and snore during Boy George’s long pitch, as he tried to get one singer to join his team - a singer the former also wanted on her team.
Luckily, it’s been announced that she’ll be making her TV return later this year alongside Kaiser Chief and The Voice coach Ricky Wilson, singer Tinie Tempah and comic Katherine Ryan. Sky 1′s Bring The Noise, which is being described as a ‘music and comedy’ panel show, will be hosted by Ricky, 37, with Nicole, 37, and Tinie, 26, being team captains.
After what’s felt like an eternity of speculation, The Voice have finally revealed who’ll be plonking their bottoms in those infamous spinning red chairs when the show returns in January 2016. Speaking of his departure, controller of BBC One Charlotte Moore said she’d like to ‘personally thank’ him for his ‘dedication and commitment’ to the show. Mark Linsey, Controller, Entertainment Commissioning added: “Since its launch in 2012 the line up for The Voice UK has been through a number of changes.