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The Voice Kids UK kicked off its second round of auditions this evening and there was performance in particular that led to viewers watching at home breaking down in tears.
Nine-year-old Kiera wowed coaches will.i.am, Jessie J, Pixie Lott and Danny Jones with her rendition of song from the Peter Pan soundtrack.
After the impressive performance Pixie exclaimed: “I have one word for that performance… magical,” and Jessie added: “I’m so grateful that I am here to hear your first performance.”
Viewers watching at home were taken aback by the young girl’s voice and took to Twitter to comment.
One emotional viewer tweeted: “When you’re sat alone at home on a Saturday night crying at #TheVoiceKidsUK!”
“I just can’t watch talent programmes without crying that girl who sang the song from Peter Pan I cant cope man I’m in bits #TheVoiceKidsUK,” added another.
A third wrote: “Jeez this #TheVoiceKidsUK malarkey has got me in a right tizzy,” and another said: “Oh my how amazing and totally cute is Kiera #TheVoiceKidsUK.”
“@thevoicekidsuk Wow Kiera singing finding Neverland got me crying #TheVoiceKidsUk,” remarked a fourth.
“How do people keep dry eyes during #TheVoiceKidsUk ?! Literally sooo cute,” asked a sixth.
Later on in the show Pixie hit out at Danny after he ran on to stage and embraced a performer.During his performance, Adi impressed the coaches with his rendititon of a Harry Styles track.
Jessie J kicked off the feedback and said: “I waited to the end because I want to challenge you I’m that coach, I’m the first to be honest and the first to give you a hug.”
Running on to the stage, Danny exclaimed: “You’re not the first to give him a hug,” before Pixie quipped: “You’re such a little terror!”
Meanwhile, it looks like Danny Jones will miss out on taking the trophy this year after just one week.
Bookmakers have revealed the Black Eyed Peas star is favourite to win this year’s series with odds of 6/4 while Danny could miss out with odds of 4/1.
Alfie and Ava are favourite to win with odds of 2/1 and were selected by Will.
Charley Jones who has odds of 3/1 of winning this year’s competition joined Jessie’s team.
A spokesperson for Coral bookmakers, Harry Aitkenhead, said: “Alfie and Ava have definitely been the most impressive so far in our book and we make them the early favourites to win The Voice Kids this year.
“Charley comes next in the betting and she’ll be hoping her decision to join Jessie’s team pays dividends.”
The Voice Kids 2019 continues Saturday at 8pm on ITV.
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