Will.I.Am Will Return To The Voice UK In 2013 Says Act Tyler James

22 July 2012, 11:27 | Updated: 22 July 2012, 11:34

The 'Great Times' rapper's act on the show says he is planning to return for a second year as vocal coach.

Will.i.am has said he wants to return to The Voice UK next year, according to his former act Tyler James.

The Voice UK runner-up says vocal coach Will has told him he is planning to return for a second year on the BBC reality talent show, although no official confirmation has been made about next year's panel line-up.

"He will return next year," Tyler told the Daily Star Sunday today (22nd July). "Well, that's what he's told me anyway."

The 'Higher Love' singer also confirmed he and will.i.am have been recording together for his upcoming second studio album, after launching his first record 'The Unlikely Lad' back in 2005.

"He has worked with me on a fews songs and he will definitely feature on at least one of them," Tyler added.

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'This Is Love' singer will.i.am has also teamed up with fellow The Voice UK vocal coach Danny O'Donoghue to feature on The Script's brand new single 'Hall Of Fame', which will have its first play on Capital FM this Monday 23rd July.

Will.i.am's fourth studio album '#willpower' is expected to feature collaborations with the likes of Justin Bieber and LMFAO and is set for release on 24th September.