Friday 23 February 2018

Dolores O'Riordan revealed as the new judge for The Voice

The Cranberrie's Dolores O'Riordan, new coach on The Voice, at the Late Late show at RTE in Dublin. Picture:Arthur Carron/Collins
The Cranberrie's Dolores O'Riordan, new coach on The Voice, at the Late Late show at RTE in Dublin. Picture:Arthur Carron/Collins

Cranberries star Dolores O'Riordan will replace Sharon Corr on RTE's The Voice.

Dolores will join Kian Egan, Jamelia and Bressie on the panel when the Blind Auditions for the new series will be filmed in a matter of weeks.

Dolores, renowned as the lead singer with the Cranberries, will take her seat in the red chair, ready to find ten singers to join her team for the battle stages.

She has had an illustrious career spanning two decades, with the hugely successful international group the Cranberries, touring the world and selling in excess of 40 million albums, she has also released two solo albums.

"It’s great to be back in Ireland and to be taking part in one of Ireland’s most popular TV shows at same time," she said.

"I know a good voice when I hear one and I am out to find the best star in the country."

Larry Bass, CEO Screentime ShinAwiL added: "Keeping The Voice of Ireland fresh is key to adding to the enjoyment of RTE One's audience next year, we are privileged to welcome Dolores into the The Voice family.

"Having an international artist of Dolores O'Riordan's calibre is an exciting for viewers to watch and contestants to work with."

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