Kylie: Voice will show I'm a dork

This Is Local London: Kylie Minogue is a new coach on The Voice Kylie Minogue is a new coach on The Voice

Kylie Minogue has said she lost sleep over whether or not to join The Voice and thinks it will make people see that she is a "dork".

The Spinning Around singer is joining the panel for this year's series with fellow new coach Ricky Wilson and veterans Sir Tom Jones and Will.i.am, but told the Daily Mirror she had suffered nerves over her new job.

She said: "I don't like decisions at the best of times, this is constant decision-making, so it's just having to go with that gut reaction.

"I know I'm a dork, that much I know, but now everyone will be reminded. All you can do is be yourself."

Kylie had been close to signing up for the opening series of The Voice in 2012, but said she found it hard to make a decision.

She explained: "It mustn't have been the right time because I literally lost sleep back then. I really felt a lot of pressure and I didn't know what the right decision was.

"You know it's a big opportunity. My record company were really keen for me to do it. But I went with what I felt and that was the right decision because this feels great, it really feels like it's the right time. I watched the show, I was a fan. It's a great platform. Something clicked in me."

The Aussie star also revealed that Will.i.am had played a role in helping her to decide to join the show.

She said: "I had a meeting and Mr Will.i.am bombed it. I just had one question really, after hearing about stats from the show and whatever. My question to Will was, 'how was the experience?' I wanted to know, what does it feel like?

"He said he loved the experience, he learnt a lot about himself. So long story short, I thought OK, that's cool. Yes, I haven't had an experience like this before."

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