Emma Willis hosts the second instalment of the Blind Auditions, in which celebrity coaches Will.i.am, Jennifer Hudson, Olly Murs and Sir Tom Jones seek out the nation's best vocal talent. But there is a simple twist - with the four coaches selecting their teams through 'blind auditions', looks play no part in the selection process, meaning each singer is chosen on vocal ability alone.
Hosted by Emma Willis and Marvin Humes, the show features four musician coaches: will.i.am, Boy George, Paloma Faith and Ricky Wilson, who will coach only the most talented vocalists. The show's innovative format features three stages of competition: the first begins with the blind audition, then the competition enters into a battle phase, and finally, the live performance. The show's casting team is working with the music industry and searching the country for the best singers to bring to the blind audition process.
During the blind auditions, the decisions from the coaches are based solely on voice and not on looks. The coaches hear the contestants perform, but they don't get to see them - thanks to rotating chairs.
The Voice (UK) - Blind Auditions 2 Synopsis and Schedule