Robbie is reportedly being eyed as a judge when the talent show moves to ITV next year.
Robbie Williams is reportedly being considered to take a judge’s seat on ‘The Voice’ as part of a massive revamp of the talent show, once it moves from BBC to ITV. According to The Daily Star, ITV thinks Robbie ‘ticks all the boxes’ and would be a perfect fit for the judging panel.
Could Robbie Williams soon be seen on ‘The Voice’?
An insider told the newspaper: “X Factor have been courting Robbie for years but The Voice team think they have a better chance because their filming schedule is shorter, and it allows him to concentrate on other projects.”
“They want to shake up the show’s dynamics and Robbie ticks all the boxes in terms of personality and experience.” Robbie is currently working on a new studio album which is set to be released later this year.
“The audition stage of The Voice will be filmed later this year before live shows in 2017. It’s around the time his new album is due and would be a great platform to promote the new record,” the insider added.
‘The Voice’s’ filming schedule would also allow Robbie to re-join Take That for their 25th anniversary shows, which are said to be taking place next year. Along with Robbie, Jason Derulo is also said to be being eyed, as a possible replacement for Ricky Wilson.
Black Eye Peas star Will.I.Am has previously said that the current series will be his last, unless they reform the original judging panel. Will admitted that he preferred his time on 'The Voice' when he was joined by Jessie J, Sir Tom Jones and Danny O’Donoghue.
“If they come back, I’d come back. All the originals,” Will said. The singer then added that the show was suffering from contestants who just want social media fame. “You don’t need The Voice to have ten million Instagram followers,” he said. “It makes me sad that it isn’t about talent any more.”