HOW WE DO singer Rita Ora has signed up to replace Kylie Minogue as a coach on BBC singing show The Voice, according to reports.

The star, who recently split up with boyfriend DJ Calvin Harris, is said to have agreed a "six-figure" deal to join current coaches, Ricky Wilson and Sir Tom Jones.

Minogue quit the show after one series to concentrate on her own music career.

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She said that she "absolutely loved" the talent show but the filming commitments would clash with her planned European tour.

Her departure was seen as a blow to the show which has struggled in the past against rival ITV shows.

A BBC spokeswoman said they would not comment on speculation.