Emma Willis confirmed as host for ITV’s The Voice UK
It has been announced today that Emma Willis will return as host of The Voice UK when it begins on ITV next year.
Earlier this year it was confirmed that ITV had taken over from the BBC in broadcasting the singing show; the contract is for three series beginning in 2017 as well as two series of The Voice Kids.
Marvin Humes, who has co-presented the last three series with Willis, will not be returning to the new show.
He spoke today of his love of the series:
“I’ve loved every minute of working on The Voice for the past three series and will miss working with Emma and the team. It’s one of the best shows on TV, and I’ll definitely be tuning in to see the new series. I wish the new team the best of luck, and look forward to working more with ITV in the near future.”
It is not known yet whether Emma will be taking on the show on her own or if a new co-host will pick up the reins.
The new panel is still in hot contention with Jess Glynne recently stating she had declined a place in one of the big red spinny chairs. Robbie Williams, Kylie Minogue and Katy B are amongst names that have been rumoured to be joining The Voice UK. Sir Paul McCartney has even been thrown into the mix but we reckon that’s about as likely as Tom Jones being the next James Bond.