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The Voice UK spoilers: Who's battling it out this weekend?

We've already had one episode of Battles on The Voice UK and it got pretty dramatic, so who knows what could happen this weekend? There are still 12 pairs of acts waiting to step into the ring in an attempt to make it through to the Knockouts (or at least get stolen by another coach).

Read on to find out who you'll see battling this weekend - and what they'll be singing (complete with pictures of the battles themselves)...

Team Will

Stephen Cornwell vs Jake Shakeshaft

Song: 'Every Teardrop is a Waterfall' - Coldplay

Remind me who they are! Stephen won over Rita Ora with his muscles but Will snapped him up after his rendition of 5 Seconds of Summer's 'She Looks So Perfect'; Jake, on the other hand, impressed the coaches with his name and, more importantly, his Ed Sheeran cover.

Sheena McHugh vs Hollie Barrie

Song: 'Sisters Are Doing It
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The Voice UK: Here is Sir Tom Jones' team in full

Sir Tom Jones is an old hand at The Voice UK now - he's four series in, after all. But he still waited until the penultimate act before completing his team! Read on for your round-up of the 12 contestants batting for Team Tom...

1. Cai Williams

Age: 34

From: Blaenavon, South Wales, but lives on the Gower, Swansea

Blind audition song: 'Licence To Kill' - Gladys Knight

What you need to know: Cai is a model with 3,000 Instagram followers who says he's often compared to a young Sir Tom! Sir Tom, meanwhile, praised his "powerful" voice.

2. Claudia Rose

Age: 17

From: Cork

Blind audition song: 'Love You I Do' - Jennifer Hudson

What you need to know: Claudia was once in a girl band that won Cork's Got Talent! Sir Tom battled hard with Ricky to win her and eventually did when he described her as a "powerhouse".

3. Daniel Duke

Age: 24

From: Banbridge,
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The Voice UK: Get all the details of Saturday's blind auditions

It's week four of blind auditions on The Voice and the show ain't messing around - we're getting fifteen acts taking to the stage this week in a bid to win an all-important chair spin from the coaches.

And if you want to know a little bit more about those 15 hopefuls, you're in luck, because we have all their pictures, song details and info. Read on for everything you need to know before Saturday night...

1. Tim Arnold - 39, London

Song: 'Running Up That Hill' - Kate Bush

What you need to know: Tim's mum is Polly Perkins who played Rose Cotton in EastEnders - June Brown is a close family friend. Tim also had a taste of success with Britpop band Jocasta in the '90s, but they were dropped on the day their album came out (way harsh). He's still working on music and recently recorded with Gary Kemp.
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5 Reasons Why The Saturdays Are Not The New Spice Girls

It seems that the teenies decade will be remembered in years to come as a period of boy band and girl band renaissance. Not since the mid to late nineties have there been so many pop groups on the scene, but more importantly, so many killing it on tour but on the charts scene as well.

In 2013 there are really only 4 significant girl groups worth mentioning. Little Mix, Girls Aloud, Fifth Harmony and of course, The Saturdays.

Starting their career in 2008, manufactured by Polydor & Fascination executives, The Saturdays have cemented a solid career in the UK with 3 top 10 albums and 11 top ten singles. But with a new show on the E! Network documenting the band’s attempt to crack the notoriously ruthless American market, comparisons to the most successful girl group of all time, the Spice Girls, have began to creep up.

Una, Frankie, Rochelle, Mollie and Vanessa have enjoyed

S Club 7 should reform, say Digital Spy readers

S Club 7 should follow the likes of Steps and The Stone Roses and reform, Digital Spy readers have said. Over 7,000 of you voted in our reunion poll, with an overwhelming 37.9% giving your support to Simon Fuller's sevensome. S Club 7 were founded by Fuller in 1998 and featured Tina Barrett, Paul Cattermole, Jon Lee, Bradley McIntosh, Jo O'Meara, Hannah Spearritt and Rachel Stevens. They enjoyed a string of hit singles and albums before Cattermole left in 2002 and the band split a year later. Their underlings S Club Juniors were swiftly branded as their replacements, S Club 8. In second place were pop rockers Busted, with 12.2%, while boyband Five strolled in at third with 10.7%. Some of you cast your minds back further, with foxy female four-piece Eternal (more)
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S Club 7 should reform, Digital Spy readers say

S Club 7 should follow the likes of Steps and The Stone Roses and reform, Digital Spy readers have said. Over 7,000 of you voted in our reunion poll, with an overwhelming 37.9% giving your support to Simon Fuller's sevensome. S Club 7 were founded by Fuller in 1998 and featured Tina Barrett, Paul Cattermole, Jon Lee, Bradley McIntosh, Jo O'Meara, Hannah Spearritt and Rachel Stevens. They enjoyed a string of hit singles and albums before Cattermole left in 2002 and the band split a year later. Their underlings S Club Juniors were swiftly branded as their replacements, S Club 8. In second place were pop rockers Busted, with 12.2%, while boyband Five strolled in at third with 10.7%. Some of you cast your minds back further, with foxy female four-piece Eternal (more)
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One Direction's Harry Styles: 'I'm in love with Frankie Sandford'

One Direction's Harry Styles: 'I'm in love with Frankie Sandford'
Harry Styles has revealed that he is "in love" with Frankie Sandford from The Saturdays. The One Direction singer, who is currently on course for his first number one with his band's single 'What Makes You Beautiful', said that he first fell for the musician when she was in S Club Juniors and has wanted to kiss her ever since. Styles told the Daily Star Sunday: "I've been in love with Frankie ever since I was about eight and she was in S Club Juniors. I even had posters of her. I'd love to kiss her. Frankie and Caroline Flack are my favourites. They are both hot." > One Direction: 'Cheeky tweets make us smile' - video

> One Direction 'placed on midnight curfew by management' He also revealed that his bandmate Liam Payne has annoyed him by copying his hairstyle, (more)
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S Club Juniors reunite for party

S Club Juniors have reunited for a birthday party. The group, who split in 2004, were seen together at band member Aaron Renfree's 21st birthday party in London last night. Calvin Goldspink wrote on Twitter: "Morning all! Getting ready to head to London for Aaron Renfree's party/s club reunion lol gonna be fun! Happy birthday brotha!!! (sic)" He later posted a picture of the group's eight-strong line-up, which included Saturdays bandmates Frankie Sandford and Rochelle Wiseman, with the message: "Had a blast last night!! Was great to catch up with the juniors!!" (more)
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X Factor: Matt Cardle gets it on with Stacey McClean

Matt Cardle was spotted getting close to wannabe singer Stacey McClean in London earlier this week.

Just hours after he found out that his debut single ‘When We Collide’ had hit the Christmas number one spot, the X Factor winner hit the town and hooked up with the sexy 21 year old at London’s May Fair hotel.

A hotel guest told The Sun:

“There was clearly real chemistry between the two.

“When they thought they couldn’t be seen in a corridor, they kissed.

“They left together and looked very content.”

Stacey made it to the final six girls on last year’s X Factor series. She previously sang as part of S Club Juniors star and two of her bandmates – Frankie Sandford and Rochelle Wiseman – went on to achieve success with girl group,The Saturdays.
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Poynter, Sanford 'buying house together'

Poynter, Sanford 'buying house together'
McFly star Dougie Poynter has revealed that he and girlfriend Frankie Sanford are buying a house together. Poynter and The Saturdays singer reunited earlier this year after a brief split but have said that the time apart helped their relationship. The couple now plan to buy a place together, reports New magazine. "She pretty much lives with me now, in my flat," he said. "But we're looking at buying a house, so hopefully that'll go through, and then we'll be properly living together." The 22-year-old also revealed that he had wooed the former S Club Juniors star (more)
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McFly's Dougie Poynter Plans to Buy a House With Girlfriend

Dougie Poynter and Frankie Sandford are buying a house together. The McFly bassist and The Saturdays beauty, who recently reconciled their year-long romance following a brief split, spend so much time together they hope to secure their romance further by purchasing a property as a couple.

"She pretty much lives with me now, in my flat," Dougie said. "But we're looking at buying a house, so hopefully that'll go through, and then we'll be properly living together."

The 22-year-old musician, who is joined in the group by Danny Jones, Tom Fletcher and Harry Judd, also revealed he managed to woo 21-year-old Frankie after inviting her to join him in the McFly hot tub following a gig at London's Astoria venue. "We were sharing a dressing room, and me and Danny had just had a hot tub installed at home, so we were like, 'Just come over and check out our hot tub'.
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Frankie Sandford Wants Kids With Dougie Poynter

Frankie Sandford wants to have children with Dougie Poynter. The Saturdays singer is excited about the future with the McFly bassist, who she recently reconciled with following a brief split, and is looking forward to settling down and starting a family.

"He's always quite romantic. But the most romantic thing is he wants to make me happy," she said. "I've always wanted to get married one day and have my own family."

The former S Club Juniors singer, who started dating Dougie over a year ago, admits she knew she was "right" for the musician before they even met. She added, "I knew we'd get on, even before we'd actually met. When we were younger, magazines would often ask him who he liked and he'd always say me, even though he didn't really know me."

"When I was in S Club Juniors I thought he seemed nice, and when we met I was like,
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Feature: 'X Factor' Final 24 - The Girls

The final group of acts competing for a place in The X Factor live shows are Dannii Minogue's Girls. Dannii and her sister Kylie have the unenviable task of whittling these six hopefuls down to just three, who will be given a once-in-a-lifetime chance to sing to the nation and win a record contract. Leona Lewis and Alexandra Burke have proved that female contestants can go all the way and compete with even the hunkiest and cutest guys, so is there potential for another winner among this year's group?

Stacey McClean

The story so far: The story started a long while before X Factor for McClean, who has already achieved pop fame once before as part of S Club Juniors. Determined to make a career as a solo artist now she's all grown up, McClean has only featured briefly at the audition stages (we caught a glimpse of her
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McClean: 'S Club Juniors held me back'

Former S Club Juniors star Stacey McClean has revealed that she has always wanted to audition for The X Factor, but claimed that she continually put it off because of her popstar past. McClean enjoyed chart success, toured and appeared on TV with the kids pop outfit in the early '00s. The 20-year-old also admitted that her life after the band, working nine-to-five, had been disappointing. "Obviously, being in the band, I've had that taste of music and performing," she said. "I've had a nine-to-five job for the past five years, but it doesn't really make me happy. "I've always wanted to come on The X Factor, but my past has been one thing that's held me back every year, but I just feel so proud of myself to have come today and be given another chance!" Speaking about her anxiety at playing live again, she (more)
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S Club star 'makes X Factor final 50'

S Club Juniors star Stacey McClean has reportedly made it through to the final 50 on the The X Factor. The 20-year-old singer, who auditioned for the competition on July 3 at Manchester Central, was apparently selected to go through to the boot camp stage. McClean, who performed Christina Aguilera's 'Hurt' in front of the judges' panel, is a "dead cert" to make it through (more)
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Saturdays Rochelle: 'I go commando'

Saturdays star Rochelle Wiseman has revealed that she once went commando. The 20-year-old singer, who first found fame in S Club Juniors, admitted that she swam naked when she was on holiday in Ibiza. "I swam commando, I swear on my life, on holiday," she told Juice FM's Breakfast with Adam and Leanne. Probed for more information by her bandmates, (more)
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S Club Juniors star attempts 'X Factor'

S Club Juniors star Stacey McClean auditioned for The X Factor in Manchester last week. The former child popstar was among the hopefuls on Saturday, July 3, singing in front of a live audience of 1,300 fans at Manchester Central. An X Factor spokesperson told Digital Spy: "Yes, Stacey did audition this weekend. However, we can't reveal whether she got through to the second round. You'll have to wait until the show airs in the autumn on ITV1." S Club Juniors, who later (more)
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Saturdays aim to top Girls Aloud

The Saturdays have revealed that they are aiming to be bigger than Girls Aloud in the future. Band member Rochelle Wiseman, who was previously part of S Club Juniors, insisted that the feat is possible if they work hard enough over the coming years. "Eventually we want to be bigger than them - but at the moment we just want to go head-to-head with them," Wiseman told the Daily Star. "We love them and respect what they've (more)
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Calvin Goldspink vs. Jesse McCartney

Our battle of the boardroom babes was very close indeed, but Lee McQueen just about managed to top Alex Wotherspoon, polling 58 votes to his rival's 47. Just imagine how Alex is pouting now! Anyway, this week's Face Off pits Britain against America in a battle of the teen-pop survivors. On your marks... get ready... vote!

Calvin Goldspink...

Jesse McCartney...

Was once a member of UK teen-pop sensations S Club Juniors

Is . . .
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