Will.i.am Confirmed To Appear On The Voice With Jessie J

The Black Eyed Peas star is the second mentor confirmed to appear on the show.

Black Eyed Peas star will.i.am has been confirmed as the second vocal coach on The Voice UK.

The rapper will appear on the panel alongside Jessie J, whose participation was finalised earlier this autumn.

"I'm proud to be doing The Voice UK because the UK was the first place I saw success," will.i.am said. "It’s the place I'm the most creative outside of home"

As the founder and front man of Black Eyed Peas, will.i.am is expected to bring a wealth of experience and knowledge with him to the show.

The Voice UK will be presented by Holly Willoughby and Reggie Yates and is scheduled to begin for Spring 2012. 

The BBC said that the remaining two celebrity coaches will be announced in the near future.