It's OFFICIAL... Rita Ora's The NEW Coach On The Voice UK!

23 September 2014, 10:46 | Updated: 23 September 2014, 11:04

Rita Ora The Voice Judge 2014

The 'R.I.P.' star will be judging on the next series of the talent show in early 2015.

Who saw THAT coming?! Rita Ora's JUST been confirmed as the newest vocal coach on The Voice UK.

The 'I Will Never Let You Down' star joins the show for its fourth series as the replacement for Kylie Minogue, who left the show after one season earlier this year.

Rita Ora will now join returning coaches Sir Tom Jones, Ricky Wilson and on the new series when it begins filming next month.

"So excited to be part of - and for my team to win - The Voice this series!" Rita said on Twitter to reveal the news. "Let's have some fun, Tom and Ricky!

"I'm really looking forward to the blind auditions, and spinning in my big red chair! EXCITED!" she added.

"Rita is sweet, spicy and sassy," added. "She's going to be a great addition to the coaches team."

The Voice UK returns to screens in January next year.

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