ITV is said to be "desperate" to secure the services of The Beatles singer to head up the coaching team when the show comes to the broadcaster next year.
However, they stated that Jennifer Hudson was being eyed for the final spot on the panel.
The 'Dreamgirls' star's arrival on the UK ‘Voice’ team for its sixth series would mark the first time in its history that there was an equal ratio of male to female judges.
ITV’s reboot of ‘The Voice’ will arrive on our screens next year.
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