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Who is The Voice guest mentor Olly Alexander? Five things you need to know about him

Four new guest mentors will join judges, 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.

The Voice UK judges: Olly Murs, Tom Jones, Jennifer Hudson and

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’.

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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.

LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 20: Olly Alexander attends The BRIT Awards 2019 held at The O2 Arena on February 20, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

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!

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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