Ibiza Weekender’s David Potts and Loose Women’s Judi Love sign up to ITV’s ‘X Factor replacement’ show Celebrity Karaoke

IBIZA Weekender's David Potts and Loose Women's Judi Love have been added to the bill for new ITV2 show Celebrity Karaoke.

The TV stars will show off their singing skills on the new reality series, which started filming this week.

Seven celebs will have a sing-off, and then judge their fellow competitors on the show, which is said to be replacing The X Factor this year.

And just like The Voice, the show will feature different rounds where they sing in a group, go head-to-head on the same song, and even have to sing random songs with no set lyrics.

A source said: "Stars were really keen to take part – some of them are just amateurs at karaoke, others will really shock viewers with their voices and how good they are.

"David Potts from Ibiza Weekender and Loose Women's Judi Love are already signed up and comedian Luke Kempner will join them at filming this week."

Manchester native David is sure to be a hilarious addition to the singing show after rising to fame when he signed up to Ibiza Weekender back in 2016.

Meanwhile, 40-year-old Judi is best known for being a stand up comedian and radio presenter who joined the Loose Women panel this year.

Luke is also sure to bring the laughs to Celebrity Karaoke after becoming the UK's hottest new impressionist thanks to his viral sketch videos.

However, one celebrity who may not be joining them onstage now is Charlotte Crosby – as she will be forced to quarantine for two weeks following her recent trip to Ibiza.

The UK Government announced while Charlotte was away that anyone travelling back from Spain would have to stay home for 14 days due to Covid-19.

ITV are hoping to get Celebrity Karaoke on our screens by September, when The X Factor would usually start.

A source said: “ITV has always done singing shows and done them well, and with no X Factor on this year they are looking at new formats to fill the gap.

"They’ve started casting for Celebrity Karaoke but you’d need to be a brave star to have a go.

"Or have a belting singing voice that you’ve been hiding all these years. The twist here is not having a Simon Cowell judging you, but each other."

They continued: "So just like on a night out, if you think someone has had too much to drink and probably should step away from the mic, you can get rid of them."

The show sounds similar to The X Factor: Celebrity, which aired last year — with contestants including Martin Bashir, Vinnie Jones and a Love Island supergroup.

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