The Voice UK SPOILERS: Meet tonight’s hopefuls as the Blind Auditions begin

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The Voice UK returns to our screens tonight, following last years first series on ITV which seen Mo Adeniran take the crown.

Last years coaches Sir Tom Jones, Jennifer Hudson and Will.i.am are all back, with Olly Murs jumping ship from X Factor to the big red chair.

Tonight’s show sees the Blind Auditions kick off, with the cruel twist of the coaches not turning around if a contestant isn’t successful back.

Emma Willis is also back, and she’ll be behind the scenes with the hopefuls friends and family as they wait nervously to learn their fate.

So, who is taking part?

Jake Benson

Age: 26
Location: London
Occupation: Carpenter
Song: Julia Michaels – Issues

Chloe Jones

Location: Manchester
Occupation: Part time Barista/Musician
Song: Corinne Bailey Rae – Just Like A Star

Lauren Bannon

Age: 27
Location: Weymouth, Dorset
Occupation: Student
Song: Major Lazer – Lean On

Niall Donnelly

Age: 36 (35 at time of Blind Audition)
Location: Omagh, Northern Ireland
Occupation: Graphic Designer
Song: Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life) – Green Day

Jimmy Balito

Age: 22
Location: Sussex
Occupation: Plant Nursery Supervisor
Song: Tom Odell – Concrete

Jason Nicholson-Porter

Age: 33
Location: Bromley, London
Occupation: Musician
Song: Amazing Grace

RYT (Duo – Ryan and Tania)

Age: Ryan: 30 / Tania: 24
Location: Both live together in Richmond, London. (Ryan originally from Blackburn / Tania originally from Ipswich)
Occupation: Ryan: Music Teacher / Tania: Marketing for an Estate Agents
Song: Nizlopi – JCB song

Donel Mangena

Age: 16
Location: Southampton
Occupation: Student
Song: Cold Water – Major Lazer ft Justin Bieber


You can catch these contestants perform for Jennifer, Olly, Sir Tom and Will.i.am tonight from 8pm on ITV.

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