Emma is again to host the present in 2021 (Image: ITV)
The Voice’s Emma Willis has spoken concerning the present’s block button, saying it has prompted additional ‘naughtiness’ between the judges.
The block button is new for 2021 and permits one coach to forestall one different decide from including a contestant to their crew through the Blind auditions.
The upcoming sequence will see judges Sir Tom Jones, will.i.am and Olly Murs return, whereas Anne-Marie replaces Meghan Trainor. Every coach may have the possibility to make use of their block button as soon as.
Talking to Metro.co.uk, Emma mentioned that the present is an entire lot naughtier on account of the brand new characteristic.
Emma mentioned: ‘It has made them naughty and Anne Marie is a naughty little minx. She retains up with the entire boys which is good. It’s simply created pure naughtiness with all of them, they’re like little youngsters taking part in pranks on one another.’
The presenter added: ‘Tom finds it actually humorous. He simply sort of sits there guffawing to himself.
‘It’s at all times good to introduce one thing new, particularly when it’s a little bit of a wind up for another person.’
The Voice is again in January (Image: Rachel Joseph/ITV/REX)
Like lots of reveals, The Voice has needed to make concessions through the pandemic, and the upcoming sequence was recorded and not using a reside studio viewers.
‘I really feel like there’s way more stress on [the judges] with out an viewers as a result of despite the fact that I don’t assume a reside viewers within the studio will affect their determination,’ Emma mentioned.
‘They do sort of feed off that and the viewers is just actually shouting at them with what to do. I don’t know whether or not that ever comes into it, however not having that there’s actually obvious particularly if you’re within the studio – it all of the sudden feels very awkward as a result of there’s no noise.’
Talking concerning the present’s new arrange, Emma added: ‘We’ve got them within the screens and so they can work together with them so fortunately, you do nonetheless have, , a few hundred individuals watching. They’re not bodily within the room however I might think about that the coaches have a bit extra time to focus, with much less noise coming from each path.’
The brand new sequence of the present will arrive in January, and it comes just some months after Blessing Chitapa was crowned the winner of The Voice 2020.
The 18-year-old and her coach Olly Murs got here out victorious after a troublesome battle with the opposite finalists Gevanni Hutton (Workforce Will.i.am), Jonny Brooks (Workforce Tom Jones), and Brooke Scullion (Workforce Meghan Trainor).
The Voice returns to ITV on January 2 at 8:30pm.