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Jessie J is confirmed as new judge on The Voice Kids... after previously working on The Voice UK and The Voice Australia

Daily Mail logo Daily Mail 10/12/2018 Sean O'grady For Mailonline
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 13:  Jessie J performs on stage at The Royal Albert Hall on November 13, 2018 in London, England.  (Photo by Gus Stewart/Redferns) © Getty LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 13: Jessie J performs on stage at The Royal Albert Hall on November 13, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Gus Stewart/Redferns)

Jessie J has been confirmed as a new judge on The Voice Kids.

The Price Tag singer, 30, will join Will.i.am, Danny Jones and Pixie Lott on the judging panel for the ITV series, which begins filming again this week.

a person in a red dress: New role: Jessie J, 30, has been confirmed as a new judge on The Voice Kids © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited New role: Jessie J, 30, has been confirmed as a new judge on The Voice Kids

Jessie is no stranger to reality TV, having previously served as a judge on The Voice UK and The Voice Australia in series 4 where she coached winner Ellie Drennan to victory.

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She also took part as a contestant on the sixth series Chinese TV show Singer in 2018 and became the first non-Chinese person to win the series. 

Speaking about joining The Voice Kids, Jessie said: 'I love kids, I love to sing and I love to share all I know about singing and performing. 

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'The idea of combining those three things again on The Voice Kids is a dream come true. I am grateful to have been asked back. 

'I am so excited to share my experience with the young singers on the show, who are just starting to discover themselves as singers. 

will.i.am et al. posing for the camera: TV: Jessie will join Will.i.am, Danny Jones and Pixie Lott on the judging panel for the ITV series, which begins filming again this week © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited TV: Jessie will join Will.i.am, Danny Jones and Pixie Lott on the judging panel for the ITV series, which begins filming again this week

The Londoner told how she will be protective of the children taking part. 

She said: 'I will be protective of their experience emotionally, as well as vocally. 

a screenshot of a cell phone: Announcement: Jessie took to Twitter to let fans know she is joining The Voice Kids © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Announcement: Jessie took to Twitter to let fans know she is joining The Voice Kids

'It’s a huge moment in their lives and I am happy I get to be someone to help and hold their hand. 

'It’s a fun and awesome panel to be joining.  

a group of people posing for the camera: Experience: Jessie is no stranger to reality TV, having previously served as a judge on The Voice UK and The Voice Australia in series 4 © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Experience: Jessie is no stranger to reality TV, having previously served as a judge on The Voice UK and The Voice Australia in series 4

'I love Pixie and Danny and I can't wait to be sitting alongside my friend Will. Let’s go!'

Jessie took to Twitter to share the news that she was joining the show, writing: 'Guess who's back, back again?' and tagged her fellow judges and presenter Emma Willis. 

a person holding a guitar: Guide: She added: 'I will be protective of their experience emotionally, as well as vocally' © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Guide: She added: 'I will be protective of their experience emotionally, as well as vocally'

Pixie admitted she's thrilled to have another female joining the panel.

She said: 'I absolutely love Jessie and I’m thrilled to have a girl joining me with the boys! 

a person wearing a costume: Mentor: The singer said: 'I am so excited to share my experience with the young singers on the show, who are just starting to discover themselves as singers' © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Mentor: The singer said: 'I am so excited to share my experience with the young singers on the show, who are just starting to discover themselves as singers'

'We’ve performed at some of the same gigs in the past and I’ve always admired her voice. 

'I’m going to be doing all I can to keep my unbeaten record next year. Two series and two winners for me so far and I want the winner again so bring it on, kids.'

a woman wearing a purple dress standing in front of a stage: Talent: Jessie took part as a contestant on the sixth series Chinese TV show Singer in 2018 © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Talent: Jessie took part as a contestant on the sixth series Chinese TV show Singer in 2018

Meanwhile, Will.i.am believes the Domino singer will bring a new dymanic to the show.

She said: 'Fantastic to be back alongside Pixie, Danny and now adding my friend Jessie J to the coaches panel. 

'Jessie will add a new dynamic as we each compete to secure the freshest new talent in Britain to our teams.'

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