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'The Voice' Judge Kylie Minogue: 'I Still Love Andres Velencoso'

21/01/2014 11:52 GMT | Updated 25/01/2014 21:01 GMT

Kylie Minogue has revealed she still holds a flame for her ex boyfriend, Spanish model Andres Velencoso.

The Aussie pop star, who has helped revive singing contest 'The Voice', told an Australian radio station it was Andres who helped convince her to join the BBC show.

The couple dated for five years before splitting in October.

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Kylie Minogue and Andres Velencoso

Talking about the breakup, Kylie confessed: “I was very sad.

“You come out the other side of that, being super busy and on the cusp of so many new things helps to move on.

"It was an amicable separation, I still love Andres, he’s the nicest guy, he’s the coolest guy.

“He was one of the people saying you have to do 'The Voice'. I feel like he’s with me a little bit.”

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This week Kylie's new single 'Into The Blue' leaked online ahead of its official release on 27 Janaury, with a great response from fans.

Speaking about her new single, Kylie said: "'Into The Blue' is really special to me as it encapsulates a lot of what I've been feeling - I can't wait for it to be out there."

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