The Voice ‘considering’ mega US popstar after Olly Murs axe

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LeAnn Rimes is being considered for The Voice UK (Picture: Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for CMT) The Voice possibly has two spare red seats following Olly Murs’ confirmed axing and Anne-Marie’s rumoured departure so they are reportedly considering LeAnn Rimes.The American country and pop music superstar is said to have met up with ITV to discuss the prospect of becoming a judge in the singing competition, which is filmed in Manchester.
Although it is ‘early days,’ they could possibly ‘carve up a good deal’ with the Can’t Fight the Moonlight singer.
‘ITV thinks she would make an incredible coach and LeAnn is excited to see if she can make it work with her schedule,’ a source told The Sun.
In early episodes of the series, the judges listen to auditions but only get to see the hopefuls if they hit their button, which makes their chairs spin around.
If multiple judges hit the button, then they have to pitch themselves as a mentor, and if successful they take the hopeful through the competition.
LeAnn is a celebrated artist (Picture: Larry Marano/Shutterstock) LeAnn would certainly have some great achievements in her locker to get the auditionees excited – she has sold over 37 million records worldwide in her 30-year career and won many accolades including two Grammy awards.
If LeAnn, 41, does join the UK reality show then she’d be sitting alongside Sir Tom Jones and Will.i.am.
Olly filmed his last series in 2023, which was won by Jen and Liv, who made show history as the first group to win the UK show.
The judging panel is going to change (Picture: ITV) Olly has filmed his last series (Picture: ITV/Rachel Joseph/Shutterstock) The former X Factor host was honest about how sad he was to be departing: ‘I’m gutted.
I got the call last week to say I won’t be back on the show, and it’s a bit of a shock, to be honest.
I didn’t really expect that to come,’ he said in September.
ITV, when approached by Metro.co.uk last year, did not deny Anne-Marie had been axed from The Voice.
Metro.co.uk contacted ITV for comment.
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