Ricky Wilson and Will.i.am have won scores of fans on The Voice

Calling all fans of The Voice. Some news about the show has just broken and we've got a feeling you're going to want to know about it.

The panel has been given a MAJOR shake-up for the next series, with the introduction of not one, but two new judges.

Yes, that's right.

Welsh crooner Tom Jones is set to be replaced by 80s icon Boy George, while quirky singer Paloma Faith will make herself comfortable in Rita Ora's chair.

Rita shocked viewers by announcing that she was leaving BBC's The Voice for ITV rival The X Factor after just one series earlier this year.

We're sure you'll be pleased to hear that Will.i.am and Kaiser Chiefs rocker Ricky Wilson are both keeping their spots on the judging team. 

Phew. We can't imagine the show without them. 

Paloma Faith can't wait to get started on The Voice

Paloma is understandably buzzing about her newest gig - and she certainly thinks she's the right person for the job. 

'I’m really excited about working with creative people who are there not just to be great singers, but also innovative personalities and performers,' she said.

'I have a long history of helping break artists as in my club nights I booked Kate Nash, Adele, and The Noisettes before they hit the big time, and four of my band members have gone on to pursue successful solo careers. I’m really looking forward to getting my teeth into something that cultivates the talents of another person and takes the focus off myself for a bit!'

Boy George added: 'I’m thrilled and excited to be a coach on The Voice UK. I’m a huge fan of the show and have watched and engaged with it from series one.

'If I can help someone to win, I will be delighted. What a wonderful opportunity to share my experiences and help someone move forward with their musical career. I can’t wait to sit in that chair.'

Emma Wills will return as the talent contest's presenter when the programme airs later this year. 

Will you be tuning in?

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Boy George will replace Tom Jones