Jessie J To Leave The Voice U.K.

In the lead up to her sophomore album, Jessie J says she will not be returning to the U.K. version of The Voice. The singer announced the news on Twitter:

"I've absolutely loved my time on The Voice and I hope everyone saw and knows how passionately I felt about the show," adding, "However, I can't wait to promote my new record around the world and that has to take priority."

A rep for the BBC thanked Jessie for her work on the program and said the network would need to find another judge to join Tom Jones, Danny O'Donoghue and

"We very much hope that Jessie will remain part of the show and come back and perform for us next series. In the meantime, we will now start the search for a new coach."

There's currently no word on the release date for Jessie's new LP.

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