Four new guest mentors will join judges Will.i.am, Tom Jones, Olly Murs and Jennifer Hudson for the knock-out rounds on The Voice UK 2019.
You may have heard of Nicole Scherzinger, James Arthur and Anne-Marie but who is fourth mentor Olly Alexander?
Here are five things you need to know about the latest addition to The Voice judging team.
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Who is Olly Alexander?
Olly Alexander is a 28-year-old singer, songwriter and actor from England.
He is the lead singer of synth-pop group Years & Years.
You may have heard some of their smash-hit songs such as ‘King’, ‘Shine’, or ‘If You’re Over Me’.
How successful are Years & Years?
Years & Years have been one of the UK’s biggest pop bands since they formed in 2010.
They tour all over the world. In 2019, they will be going all the way from Norway to South Korea!
They have also been nominated for six Brit awards, including a nomination for Best British Group at the 2019 Brit awards.
Where have I seen him before?
You may recognise Olly from the screen, as he has been acting in TV and film for the past decade.
Some of his acting credits include ‘Skins’, ‘Great Expectations’ and ‘The Riot Club’.
He starred in the more personal BBC 3 documentary ‘Olly Alexander: Growing Up Gay’, which aired in 2017. You can watch it on iPlayer now.
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What’s his Instagram?
You can follow Olly on Instagram @ollyyears.
He keeps his fans up to date here with all his latest music and bold fashion choices. Just look at the feather cape he wore to the 2019 Brits!
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being my usual shy and retiring self last night at the Brit awards ? thank you @palomospain for this moment of fantasy (cape is also peepable in the all for you music video ?) glitter boots are @charkviani (also in the If you’re over me music video hehe) second look is @marvindesroc thank you for your beautiful design ?✨ Styled by @nickroyal ?
Who will he help with judging?
Olly will be joining Team J-Hud.
He will be helping coach her team before they get to the tough Knockout stage.
The Knockouts are the last stage before the live shows.
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I love @iamjhud sooooo much I was in awe of her the entire time thank you Jennifer & @thevoiceuk for having me ❤️? think I’m on the show this week-end and next, Good luck to all the contestants ! Idk if I was a helpful guest coach i just got excited and emosh at everybody xx
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