Lead singer of The Script, Danny O’Donoghue has announced that he will not return for a third series of The Voice UK.
O’Donoghue tweeted about the announcement, saying, “I had two wonderful seasons on The Voice and as everybody knows I gave it my heart and soul and couldn’t be more proud of the show and what we have achieved. My focus will be on The Script moving forward as we are about to embark on the most important part of our career as a band.”
The BBC confirmed the story on Twitter saying, “Danny O’Donoghue, will not be returning to @BBCTheVoiceUK for next year’s series due to recording commitments with The Script.” They went on to say “ We are very sorry to see Danny go but wish him and the band the very best and hope they will come back and perform for us next series.”
Danny is the second coach to announce his departure, Jessie J announcing that she would not be returning and it is unknown whether Will.I.Am and Sir Tom Jones will return for a third series. The BBC added, “The full coaches’ line-up for the third series of The Voice UK will be announced in due course.”