Will.i.am Thanks Cheryl Cole For Supporting Tyler James Ahead Of The Voice UK Finale

1 June 2012, 10:32 | Updated: 1 June 2012, 10:46

The 'Call My Name' star says she will be "rooting" for Tyler at the final of the BBC One talent show.

Will.i.am has thanked Cheryl Cole for supporting his The Voice UK finalist Tyler James, after the 'Call My Name' star got to meet the young singer-songwriter ahead of this weekend's grand final.

The 'This Is Love' rapper told Cheryl his latest remaining act on the BBC One show is "the real deal", while Cheryl revealed she will be rooting for Tyler to win the series this weekend.

"Me and the lovely @CherylCole. Thanks for the advice xxx," Tyler tweeted yesterday (31st June) alongside a picture of the two together.

"Was nice talking to you Tyler… Good luck for the weekend," Cheryl later replied. "Ill be rooting for you :) #teamWill."

Will.i.am then posted: "@CherylCole thanks for supporting @TylerJames777 he is the best by far out of the remaining singer on the #thevoiceUK… he is the real deal."

Tyler James will compete against Jessie J's act Vince Kidd, Tom Jones' act Leanne Mitchell and Danny O'Donogue's singer Bo Bruce on this weekend's show.

The Voice UK final is set to air on BBC One this Saturday (2nd June) from 7.20pm.

View a picture of Cheryl Cole with The Voice UK finalist Tyler James below (Credit: Twitter):