Pop superstar Rita Ora today confirmed that she will join coaches Sir Tom Jones, Will.i.am and Ricky Wilson on the world famous spinning red chairs for the fourth series of The Voice on BBC One.
The coaches will all be heading to Salford in Manchester for the blind auditions next month ahead of a new series, which launches in January 2015.
In less than two years Rita Ora has shot to international stardom with four number one singles in the UK and a multi-million selling debut album. Her movie career also kicks off in 2015, with a featured role in the highly anticipated ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’.
Rita will be joining the team and taking on The Voice. Speaking about her new role as a coach on The Voice, Rita Ora said: “So excited to be part of – and for my team to win – The Voice this series! Let’s have some fun will.i.am, Tom and Ricky! I’m really looking forward to the blind auditions – and spinning in my big red chair. EXCITED!!!!”
The fellow coaches who are now in their second series of working together are thrilled with today’s announcement of Rita Ora joining them for series four.
Sir Tom Jones said: “I’m really looking forward to coming back to The Voice for season four. Not only do I get to know and work with Rita, I can once again enjoy hearing and seeing the talent that comes from just about every corner of the UK. I respect and admire all those who have the guts and determination to get through each challenge that the show presents, so let’s see what happens in 2015!”
will.i.am said: “Season four of The Voice is going to be amazing! (Sir) Tom Jones is our rock, Ricky is awesome and it’s our pleasure to welcome the very talented Rita Ora. Rita is sweet, spicy and sassy – she’s going to be a great addition to the Coaches team.”
Ricky Wilson said: “I enjoyed spending last winter with The Voice, it’s definitely fun to be part of a show with a spinning chair. I hope Rita likes it too… I’m sure the audience will love her.”