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Rita Ora set to 'replace Kylie Minogue' on The Voice

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Rita Ora

has signed up to replace Kylie Minogue as a

coach on The Voice

, according to new reports. The 23-year-old, who

recently split from boyfriend Calvin Harris

, is said to have agreed a

six-figure deal

with the BBC to take part in the show.

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Rita Ora has reportedly signed a deal to star in the new series of The Voice

It comes months after Rita

turned down a £1million offer

from

Simon Cowell

to join the judging panel on this year’s series of

The X Factor

, the

Mirror

reports.A show insider told the newspaper, "

Rita is the pop star of the moment

, the Beeb are delighted. They think she's going to be a ratings hit and even more popular than Kylie."It has taken months of negotiations but Rita is happy and thinks the show is a much better fit for her than

The X Factor

."

She'll still be able to get on with her music

and it won't take over her life as much as

The X Factor

."

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Kylie Minogue confirmed she was leaving the show earlier this year

Rita is expected to sit on the panel alongside returning coaches

will.i.am

,

Sir Tom Jones

and

Ricky Wilson

."It is pretty set in stone that Will, Ricky and Tom will return," the source added. "They are very much up for being on the panel and they've all met Rita, so they are delighted."A spokesperson for

The Voice

said, "It is too early to confirm speculation. An announcement will be made in due course."

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