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The Voice Coming To Australia But Which Channel?

The big new reality singing show hitting the US is called The Voice getting over 12 million viewers per show.

The Voice produced by Endermol (who did Big Brother)  has been the most watched show in Holland ever. It has similarities of the The X Factor and Idol where there are four judges and they mentor the talent.

However the big difference the judges are blindfolded at the audition stage. Now this would make it very interesting indeed. I think they would need to blindfold the producers as well to ensure it is all about the talent.

With the high ratings it is obtaining in the US there is also concerns that it may reduce the ratings of the first season of Simon Cowell’s The X Factor in the States.

Australia TV channels are chasing it, however there is mixed messages on which TV network has managed to lock it in.

Michael Idato in the Sun-Herald is claiming Channel Nine have successfully bid for the format to be produced by Shine Australia.

However, Richard Clunes in the Sunday Telegraph is saying rumours are strong that Ten may be looking at as well.

So who is right? Anyway the good news is we will be getting the show, and it will be interesting to see who the judges and host are.

The judges in the US are Cee Lo Green, Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera, and Adam Levine.

Also related to the US version of The X Factor, Paula Abdul will be in the judge seat for the show, as of course is Simon Cowell. The other two judges are Cheryl Cole, and LA Reid, who looks like Randy Jackson. It will be interesting to see how it rates, and if Foxtel will fast track it to Australia, as it does with American Idol.


1 brain dead dave { 05.22.11 at 12:39 pm }

Wouldn’t that warbling whale Jack Farnham want to take out some sort of injunction concerning the title of this propo$ed bilgefest?

2 Sooty { 05.22.11 at 6:23 pm }

It’s Nine, according to TV Tonight.

3 Scarlett { 05.24.11 at 1:26 pm }

I just saw something on facebook about it being on ch 9..

This show looks awesome, I’ve just been watching this clip on You Tube.

4 TheVoiceFan { 07.07.11 at 4:21 pm }

Hi, we are Aussie’s and run the FanSite in the USA for BeverlyMcClellan, finalist on the first season of The Voice. It was an amazing expirence, getting to talk with the Artists on Twitter, the Social Media Microbolg is going to play a big part of the show, allowing the Artist’s to communicate with their Fan’s 24/7, using #TheVoice tag(try it now, still going strong in the USA) in their quest to win the show.
We are gearing up to do it all again, at home, which will make things alot more interesting for our Fansite, as we will have bigger Competitions, Giveaways and Surprises.
Anyway our research turned up the Judges names:
Tina Arena, Delta Goodrem, Shannon Noll, Darren Hayes
Presenter: Jessica Mauboy
This information was found on Wiki for “The Voice”.
As soon as we started the basic planning for the new site, the information was REMOVED from Wiki, leaving us in the dark as to whom the Judges really will be.
Either way, we are ready to go, no matter who will be taking part, and hope that our expirence from the USA will make us stand out as the #1 “The Voice” fansite.

5 georgia sloane { 07.17.11 at 10:24 am }

i was wondering when u can audition and when and where they will be held???

6 Reality Raver { 07.17.11 at 7:16 pm }

Georgia there is no news yet on when auditions will be held.

7 Tricky { 07.31.11 at 9:38 pm }

I’m hoping TheVoiceFan is correct about Tina Arena and Darren Hayes being judges. They were guest judges/mentors on Australian Idol and both were fantastic and brought so much to the experience of both the auditionee as well as the viewer. Can’t wait for this show!!!!

8 Sue { 08.09.11 at 11:03 pm }

I have a very talented Daughter that would do very well in this competition, could you please let me know when and where The Voice will be happening in Perth.



9 Carlene Hogue { 08.09.11 at 11:05 pm }

When will the auditions be for The Voice in Australia please?

10 Jacqueline Ivosevic { 08.10.11 at 11:25 am }

Hi, please let me know how we can audition for The Voice.

11 TheVoiceFan { 08.10.11 at 6:00 pm }

You can express your interest in auditioning for Australian The Voice by going to

12 Tanya Mayberry { 08.14.11 at 8:56 pm }

How Do U Get An E-mail Alert When Auditions Start If And When They Do?

13 Tanya Mayberry { 08.14.11 at 9:10 pm }

Also I Hope They Do Have Australian Legends Like John Farnham, Tina Arena, Kylie Minogue & Then Have An International Superstar As Judges People That Have Been In The Industry For Years And Know Talent When They HEAR It Not Just Based On Looks Or Some Executive Producer That Has No Idear About Music Or Talent That Selects People For Being Idiots Or Some Amusement For Themselves To Embarress Others On National Television For Ratings Leaving Thousands Of Hopefuls No Hope Of Getting In Unless They Degrade Themselves In Desperation On A Dream Wondering Weather The Dream Is Worth Fighting For Anymore

14 michael ownwill { 08.18.11 at 8:34 pm }

hey all if someone can let me no about auditions please that would be very cool.take care and meet you all soon,peace out michael ownwill/pone

15 michelle { 08.19.11 at 5:53 pm }

it would be great if the voice would be in Australia , there is so many talent out here ,please let me know if it is …

16 Meri Bosenavulagi { 08.24.11 at 1:12 pm }

Very excited indeed…….its about time a show focuses mainly on voice rather than image solely – too many great singers get the boot here in Australia coz they don’t look the part……CAN’T WAIT!

17 Meggles. { 08.24.11 at 11:25 pm }

Can someone let me know when and where the auditions will be when they come out tothe public? (: much apreciated. x

18 TheVoiceFan { 08.25.11 at 12:05 am }

Post #11 for the computer challenged!! opening soon!!

19 Ashleigh { 08.26.11 at 12:15 pm }

Please let me no when the additions are on please i would really love to addition :) thanks please let me no

20 lexi ross { 08.26.11 at 1:23 pm }

please let me know when the additions are on as i would love to be there i love the voice we all watch it on tv on tuesday night thanks again

21 Tanya Mayberry { 09.01.11 at 12:40 am }

Heya Guys I Just Registered For The Voice For Channel 9 Woo Hoo Bit Excited And Nervouse Tried Out For Popstars In “04” And Idol In “07” Now Ive Had Me Kids Ill Try Again It Had On A Incorrect Note That They May Get Xtina But She Will Be Busy Doing Season 2 Of The Voice In The USA Till March “2012” As Posted On The Official The Voice Nbc Site And I Doubt They’d Get Pink She’s Just Had A Bub But Would Be Cool If She Was, Whoever It Is Will Be Mindblowing And Can’t Wait Hope 3Rd Times The Charm LOL Startin 2 Get A Bit Old Now But I Have 2 Say The X Factor Lowering Their Age 2 14 Is A Bit Of A Overkill Im Not Even 30 Yet And All They Want Is Younger And Younger Oh Well Good Luck To Everyone Going xox

22 Pamela Yatta { 09.08.11 at 6:46 pm }

Hey Peeps I Just Registerd :) But Frigg Man When Are They Gonna Let Us know The details Such As- Where There Holding it At & Thr Dates :)) I Want To Know NOW ASAP LoLsz!!

23 kellie chisholm { 09.13.11 at 11:34 pm }

i was just wondering when the auditions are in Perth western Australia for the voice i would love to go and try my best

24 kellie chisholm { 09.13.11 at 11:42 pm }

how do you get the audition forms to register

25 Ima Roko { 09.14.11 at 6:51 pm }

i’ve signed up for the voice, on the net last week on friday, but i was just wondering how long do they take to inform you? and is it a certain amount of people that are chosen from the applications?

26 Michele { 12.07.11 at 10:58 am }

please inform me how to register for this show and when auditions will be in SA

27 nino { 01.09.12 at 11:18 am }

Cool, whens auditions. Any body know yet.

28 ANTHONY SAMUELS { 02.08.12 at 2:52 pm }

Dear The Voice Australia,
I would like to audition for what sounds like a fantastic show.I live in the newcastle area and want to know when are auditions being held and where?When is the show commencing?
with many thanks

29 Tanya Mayberry { 02.09.12 at 12:28 pm }

OH NOOOO why oh why did they have to get Delta Goodrem! shes so full of herself, I thought they’d get Vanessa Amerosi, Keith Urban was the only awesome choice as a judge, Seal??? wtf Why didn’t they get John Farnham he’s Australian and a legend, Good charlottes ok but seriously every live performance I’ve seen them do they are not the best, there always out of tune, they sound nothing like their film clips?? is it just nerves??

30 Tanya Mayberry { 02.09.12 at 12:32 pm }

This is to anyone wanting to know about audtions for the voice Australia registrations were in September 2011 of last year and video submissions late October early November 2011 also of last year. Will have to wait till the middle to end of this year to apply again :)

31 Tanya Mayberry { 02.09.12 at 12:39 pm }

Also Registration appears only on the voice web, nothing else will be featured on the page, they won’t appear again till the next series, they will then send you an email when they are ready for video submissions of a light introduction to yourself and you singing, video submission to be no longer than 2 minutes long happy watching and now the waiting game till the next registration period :)

32 merlin { 03.07.12 at 4:33 pm }

do they do tours to have public auditions as many to jump in deep end not some prepare to backing music hair brushed via computer software face the facts as reality sucks but its a bitter pill to face often our egotistical self delusions arew2ay beyond our personal expectations

33 merlin { 03.07.12 at 4:43 pm }


34 Clayton { 05.24.13 at 4:34 pm }

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