Guy Sebastian's brutal confession about The Voice: 'No chance'

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Guy Sebastian has shared his thoughts on contestants who appear on The Voice hoping to achieve superstardom.

The 40-year-old, who found success after winning the first season of Australian Idol in 2003, told the Daily Telegraph that The Voice is unlikely to produce an instant chart-topper.

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Guy Sebastian has opened up and shared a brutal confession about contestants on The Voice. Photo: Seven

"I think there’s no chance for anyone unless they are prepared to be thrown to the wolves, it’s a really challenging industry and it’s changed a lot in the last 20 years," he said.

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"It’s unrealistic to have this notion that we’re finding a superstar because we’re removing one of the most important equations out of that, which is time."

Guy said that the reason Australian Idol was so different is because it ran for triple the amount of time, allowing Australians a chance to familiarise themselves with the singers.

World-first additions to The Voice Australia

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This year's season of The Voice brings with it some new elements! Photo: Supplied

The 2022 season of The Voice Australia will bring some new firsts including the Battle Pass, which will allow coaches Keith Urban, Rita Ora, Jessica Mauboy and Guy to fast-track artists straight through to the Battle Rounds.

The new season will also feature The Callbacks, a new round for the coaches as they are forced to decide who they will take through to the next round from their chosen 12 artists.

A favourite from last year, The Block, returns allowing coaches to block a rival coach from snagging an artist they turned around for.

Speaking of the new Battle Pass option for the coaches, Guy shared his thoughts, telling the Daily Telegraph he was worried it would mean you wouldn't hear how singers develop in the same way as those who go through every round.

The Voice returns on Monday April 18 at 7pm on Channel Seven.

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