Olly Murs, the popular singer and coach on The Voice, has shared his feelings of sadness at leaving the show after an incredible six-year run. As the twelfth series is set to hit screens in November, Murs' time on the show will come to an end. However, he has also teased fans with a huge new twist for the final season.
Reflecting on his journey on The Voice, Murs expressed pride and gratitude. He revealed that he never imagined he would be part of the show for so long and emphasized how happy he was to have been involved. Looking ahead to the upcoming series, the singer expressed hope that it would be the best one yet.
Intriguingly, Murs dropped a hint about a surprising twist in this final season. He revealed that, in addition to the four coaches, there will be someone else who presses the button, and it won't be a coach. This new element is sure to create excitement and anticipation among fans.
Returning for this series are superstar coaches Anne-Marie, Sir Tom Jones, and will.i.am, along with host Emma Willis. Murs also revealed that a special surprise guest will join the show. Another notable change this season is that groups will be allowed to audition for the first time, opening up new possibilities for contestants.
Emma Willis expressed her joy at being back on the show, describing The Voice as one big family. With everyone settled and ready for some healthy competition, she is looking forward to the upcoming series. Tom Jones, who has always been captivated by voices, shared his enthusiasm for discovering new talents. Will.i.am expressed his openness to different genres, stating that he is willing to turn around for singers of various styles. Anne-Marie echoed the sentiment, expressing her excitement at listening to people sing, which she considers a dream come true.
However, in the wake of Murs' scathing remarks about the show following his own departure, rumors have emerged that ITV has axed a second coach. Anne-Marie is reportedly being let go to give the show a "refresh" and appeal to a younger audience. This move suggests that ITV is actively seeking new stars from the music industry.
Although ITV has not confirmed Anne-Marie's departure, sources claim that the network wants to keep the show current and attractive to the teenage demographic. As The Voice enters its final season with Olly Murs bidding farewell, the anticipation for the new twist grows, while viewers wonder who will take the spinning red chair next.