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Holly Willoughby, Reggie Yates to host The Voice UK

Holly Willoughby, Reggie Yates to host The Voice UK

The BBC today confirmed the presenting line-up for The Voice UK, which begins on BBC One next spring.

The reality TV singing competition will be presented by Holly Willoughby and Reggie Yates.

Holly, best known for hosting ITV’s This Morning and five series of Dancing On Ice, joins The Voice with a wealth of presenting experience.

“I’m so excited to be hosting The Voice.” said Holly.

“When it launched in America I watched one of the shows and thought it was just a fantastic format, and when I heard it was coming to the UK I thought to myself how incredible it would be to be a part of it. It’s going to be one roller coaster of a ride and I can’t wait to get started!”

Reggie Yates, best known for his Radio 1 Request and Chart shows, Glastonbury, and T-in the Park, added: “I’m so delighted to get this job and be part of such a credible music show. The format of The Voice in America has worked brilliantly and I have no doubt it will be just as successful on British TV.

BBC One Controller Danny Cohen says: “Holly and Reggie feel like a perfect partnership for The Voice. They are both big fans of the show and will bring a huge amount of passion and enthusiasm to the production.”

Jessie J has been confirmed as the first celebrity coach on The Voice and three more artistes will be announced in the near future.

The Voice UK is slated for Spring, 2012 on BBC One.

Updated: Wednesday 23 November 2011