The Voice Kids coming to Nine in 2014

2013-08-15_2118Nine has announced a junior version of The Voice to air next year.

The new series, showcasing singing kids aged 8-14 will be an Australian version of the junior spin-off which has already aired in other markets.

It continues a growing trend for double seasons of hit Reality shows.

Coaches and a host are yet to be announced.

Michael Healy, Nine Network’s Director of Television, said: “The Voice has been an incredible success for Nine and we look forward to The Voice Kids shining a light on the enormous pool of undiscovered young talent this country has to offer.”

Julie Ward, Director of Entertainment for Shine Australia, said: “We are excited to open The Voice stage up to the next generation of great Australian talent. We are confident that there are amazing young singers who will benefit from the unique experience of being part of The Voice and we want to see them register to audition.”

Applicants must be aged between 8 and 14 on January 1, 2014.


  1. Regardless of the fact that I don’t find it entertaining, I just don’t think it’s a good idea for kids’ mental health to be on reality shows. The pressure is too much and I imagine it wouldn’t be much fun in the schoolyard after. I always thought Idol, X Factor, The Voice, etc should be over 18.

  2. One of the problems is that talent alone won’t connect with viewers. You need some depth and believability when singing to an audience. Unless the kids are going to be single hi5 and wiggles numbers…

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