BUDDING singers will be able to showcase their talent as The Voice auditions are set to take place in Southampton.

The hit ITV show are on the lookout for solo artists, duos and trios to audition for next years season of The Voice.

Auditions will be held on March 6 at Suburbia music venue in Onslow Road from 8pm and March 7 at the University of Southampton in University Road from 3pm.

All auditionees must prepare one song with a backing track or instrument.

You also must be 16 years old before October 1 this year to enter and under 18’s must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Both of the auditions are first come first serve.

The news of the auditions comes after Winchester born Nyema Kalfon captivated judge will.i.am in this years blind audition.

Tom Jones also turned during the last moments of the act, but the singer, who grew up in Winchester, chose to join forces with the ex-Black Eyed Peas star for when she competes in the ‘battle rounds’.

The 22-year-old, who has recently relocated to Farnborough, moved to Winchester during her junior school years and attended Kings Worthy Primary, before going up to Henry Beaufort.

She said: “It felt like a year before Will turned around when I was up there, but afterwards, everyone said it was really quick, and when I watched it back, I was so shocked - I had no idea it would happen!

“I am such a fan of his.

“When Tom turned around, believe me, I was absolutely honoured - I was like ‘wow’! But I chose Will because, when he turned round early, I felt a connection and knew he would be the best option.”

Nyema now works behind the bar at the Gloster pub in Farnborough.

Before moving away, she was a member of Winchester Theatre Arts School for around six years.

Her success comes after that of Donel Mengena, the Southampton teenager who reached the live shows of last year’s The Voice UK series.