Stevens and Foden announced as new Voice of Ireland coaches

Stevens and Foden announced as new Voice of Ireland coaches
Una Foden

Una Foden and Rachel Stevens will on the spinning red chairs when The Voice of Ireland returns to our screens in January 2015.

The pair, who between them have 11 chart topping albums and 24 singles, will be joining Bressie and Kian Egan as coaches on the popular RTÉ show.

"I’m delighted to be a part of the fantastic team behind the Voice of Ireland," said Una Foden, one fifth of the chart topping sensation The Saturdays.

"I love the show and I can’t wait to sit in that chair.

"I know the talent that Ireland has to offer so that button is going to see a lot of action. I’m excited to be working with Bressie, Kian and Rachel but it will be me who finds this year’s winner!"

Rachel Stevens enjoyed huge success with Brit Award winning pop group S Club 7 and went on to release two solo albums and several hit singles.

She recently cha cha’ed her way to second place on Strictly Come Dancing and this year was voted FHM’s Sexiest Woman of All Time.

Stevens and Foden announced as new Voice of Ireland coaches

"I’m a big fan of The Voice so I can’t wait to join the team of coaches on the Voice of Ireland this year," she said.

"I’m sure it will be great fun, but most of all I’m looking forward to listening to the great vocal talent that Ireland has to offer each week and to securing a team of people who have excited me enough to make me push that button for them.

"When I turn my chair, it will be for someone really special who gets under my skin and I truly believe has what it takes to make it to the final."

The search for The Voice of Ireland will begin in mid October when filming of the Blind Auditions commences followed by the Battles in November, although viewers will have to wait until early January to catch the talent on RTE as the show will air from January 4, 2015.

Brendan McCahey, the winner of The Voice of Ireland 2103, will release his single ‘Sweet Love’ on October 31, taken from his album ‘To Where I Begin’ out on November 14.

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