Music legend Sir Tom Jones and The Script’s Danny O’Donoghue have been confirmed as coaches on new BBC reality show, The Voice.
The duo will join Jessie J and will.i.am to claim the last two remaining places and complete the line-up.
Sir Tom, who had his first hit in 1965 with It’s Not Unusual, said:
“I’m excited about The Voice, and thrilled to be participating as a Coach. This is a strong show; it’s all about talent – but it’s also exciting, competitive and compelling television.
“I’ve been blessed over the years to share the stage with some of the world’s finest artists, and I look forward to being part of the team that discovers a great, new, genuine talent.”
Lead singer of Irish band The Script, O’Donoghue also expressed his excitement, saying:
“I’m a massive fan of The Voice, so to be involved as a coach is amazing.
“This is a show unlike any other because it puts vocal ability first above all else. I look forward to putting my team together and battling it out with the other coaches to see who wins this unique, credible competition. I’m in it to win it!”
The Voice will be presented by Holly Willoughby and Reggie Yates and is set to air in Spring 2012.