The Voice has introduced a major twist which will change the game for contestants.
Every year, singers try their best to become the next big thing by singing their heart out in front of the big red chairs, in the hope one of the judges will turn around for them.
Jennifer Hudson, Sir Tom Jones, Olly Murs and will.I.Am are back and on the hunt for some fresh talent – but this time it won’t just be individuals or pairs they will be looking for.
In a huge shake up of the format, The Voice will now be looking for trios as well.
The big change will certainly make the competition even stiffer as the delicious harmonies will certainly set pulses racing in the judging panel, as they have no idea how many voices to expect before they turn their chairs.
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On the new change, Jennifer said: "[The trios] makes the Blinds that much more fun and exciting and interesting. When you hear one voice you think ‘hmm…I wonder if they’re older or younger, I wonder if it’s a male or a female’ kind of thing but now that we have trios it’s like ‘is there one voice, two or three?! Who is singing what?’
"Again it makes it that much more exciting and more to look forward to because there’s more to figure out. It’s like a little journey…"
Sir Tom added that family trios like The Pointer Sisters were a perfect blueprint for how to blend voices together, saying it can be even harder for trios to get by.
He said: "Sometimes you can get three average singers but when they come together with their harmonies they become something else which is great but you’re not getting sometimes the individual singer.
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"If you’ve got a trio and they like working like that you don’t need to be an individual singer. To blend you can’t stick out like a sore thumb."
Olly has confirmed each of the judges have a trio in their groups, saying: "Trios have been good. I think all four of us have got a trio each which was great in the end. I don’t think that was intentional, it just happened.
"I think actually we’ve all picked a trio that the public would have put us with."
And for Will? He’s just looking for "awesomeness" no matter how many of you are in the group.
The Voice returns to ITV on January 5 at 8pm.
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