Chris Martin To Mentor Contestants On The Voice US

19 March 2014, 11:13 | Updated: 19 March 2014, 11:15

The Coldplay frontman joins Adam Levine, Usher, Blake Shelton and Shakira on the hit show.

Chris Martin has joined forces with the coaches on The Voice US to help mentor the show's contestants.

The Coldplay star offered help and advice during the battle rounds of the show's sixth series giving pointers on "the importance of tailoring songs to fit their persona and strengths".

The news was broken via Coldplay's official Twitter account, who also shared a picture of Chris with each of the four coaches.

Meanwhile, Coldplay are preparing for the release of their sixth studio album 'Ghost Stories' in May.

The record will feature new single 'Magic' as well as the previously unveiled 'Midnight'.

The album follows on from 2011's 'Mylo Xyloto' – which featured the hit singles 'Paradise' and 'Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall'.

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