The Voice UK 2015: BBC One confirm start date for the new series

Published Thursday, Dec 18 2014, 16:11 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
The Voice UK will return to our screens in the New Year, starting again on 10 January 2015.

Emma Willis and Marvin Humes are back and, they'll be joining a brand new batch of singing hopefuls in their bid to win a recording contract after Christmas.

The Voice UK confirms return date
18 December

© Twitter / @BBCTheVoiceUK

Taking to Twitter earlier today, the BBC confirmed the return date for the talent show via the official Voice UK Twitter page (@BBCTheVoiceUK).

Their tweet read: "Series 4 of #thevoiceuk will return to @BBCOne on... 10th of January at 7pm! Merry Xmas and Happy new Voice."

And, with the brand new series comes a brand new judge for the contestants to impress!

After Kylie Minogue decided to leave the show last series, Rita Ora has been drafted in to replace her, and the 'Never Let You Down' singer could not be more excited. She joins returning judges Tom Jones, Ricky Wilson and

Shortly after being announced as the fourth and final judge for 2015, Rita said: " Let's have some fun, Tom and Ricky!

"I'm really looking forward to the blind auditions – and spinning in my big red chair. EXCITED!!!!"

Jermain Jackman wins series three of The Voice UK (5 April).

© BBC/Wall To Wall

Last year, the show was one by soul singer Jermain Jackman - coached by

Meanwhile, last year's winner of The Voice UK, Jermain Jackman, has announced he will be releasing his debut album.

Since winning the show at the start of 2014, Jermain has been busy in the studio and has co-penned 12 original tracks for his first ever album, self-titled Jermain Jackman.

Speaking about his upcoming release - set to hit shelves in March 2015 - the 19-year-old said: "I'm so blessed and thankful to be in this position and happy to have produced an album that I'm really proud of."

But who will be following in his footsteps?

We can't wait to see next year's contenders!

The Voice UK will return on Saturday 10 January 2015 on BBC One.

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