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Who are The Voice 2019 judges?

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Who are The Voice 2019 judges?

The Voice 2019 has welcomed back the judging panel we have come to know and love from series seven…, 43, was born William James Adam Jr. in LA, California.

The US singer-songwriter, DJ and rapper is best known for forming hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas in 1995.

In 2007 he also co-created Paradiso Girls with Robin Antin who were a European spin-off of The Pussycat Dolls.

He has been a judge on The Voice UK since 2012 and was also a judge on The Voice Australia in 2014 when he coached Anja Nissen to victory.

Olly Murs

Olly Murs, 34, rose to fame in 2009 when he came runner-up on The X Factor.

Despite losing out to Joe McElderry in the final he went on to secure a joint record deal with Epic Records and Simon Cowell's Syco.

He's released six studio albums and will embark on his fifth stadium tour in May 2019.

In 2017 he joined the panel of The Voice and has now returned for his third series on the show – despite an offer from Simon Cowell to move over to the rival X Factor.

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson, 37, was born in Chicago, Illinois, and like Olly also found fame through a talent show.
She reached the final of the third season of American Idol in 2004, finishing seventh.

Her performance as Effie White in Dreamgirls won her both a Golden Globe and an Academy Award.

She has served as a judge on both the UK and US versions of The Voice – she was the first female to coach the winner when Mo Adeniran won the UK show in 2017.

Sir Tom Jones

Sir Tom Jones, 78, is a singing legend from Pontypridd, Wales.

He's been a coach on every series of The Voice UK since it began in 2012 with the exception of 2016 when he was temporarily replaced by Paloma Faith.

He's won several awards for his achievements in the music industry including a Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1966.

In 2006 he received a knighthood in the Queen's New Year's Honours.

Who is The Voice's backstage reporter AJ Odudu?

AJ Odudu, 30, was born in Blackburn, Lancashire to Nigerian parents and is one of eight children.

After graduating from Keele University with a degree in English and Politics, she started her career as a reporter for BBC Blast at Radio Lancashire.

She is best known for co-presenting Big Brother's Bit on the Side in 2013 and 4Music's Tending Live!.

Emma Willis, has also returned as the host of the show.

When is The Voice on ITV?

The Voice 2019 started on January 5 and continues every Saturday at 8pm on ITV.

The format of the show is that contestants take part in blind auditions and the judges spin round in their chairs if they want to mentor them.

The judges are Olly Murs,, Jennifer Hudson and Sir Tom Jones

The show is hosted by Emma Willis.

This year for the first time trios are allowed to audition as well as soloists and duets.

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