Who is Mike Platt? The Voice 2019 contestant from South Wales

One of the contestants hoping to impress is Mike Platt – here's the lowdown…

Who is Mike Platt?

Mike is a fireman from South Wales who's hoping to win over Tom, Olly, Jennifer and Will.i.am with his rendition of Show Me Heaven by Maria Mckee.

The Welshman decided to audition after being convinced by his two young daughters, who hope he'll be able to go all the way.

Who are the judges of The Voice 2019?

The 2019 series of The Voice sees the return of the usual coaching panel.

Olly Murs, will.i.am, Jennifer Hudson and Sir Tom Jones are back to find the next singing star.

Olly said: "…Last year I managed to get seduced and picked some entertaining performers.

"The other coaches might think they have worked me out but I’m coming back with a bang, just you wait!”

Jennifer added: “I'm so happy to be re-joining my coaches at The Voice UK. I’m ready and excited to discover some beautiful voices.”

In 2018 Tom Jones mentored the winner Ruti Olajugbagbe.

When is The Voice 2019 on ITV?

The Voice 2019 started on Saturday, January 5 and continues TONIGHT at 8pm on ITV.

It will continue at the same time each week until the grand final.

The format of the show is that contestants take part in blind auditions and the judges spin round in their chairs if they want to mentor them.

For the first time ever, The Voice will allow trios to audition, rather than limiting it to solo and duo performers.

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