Celebrities

Will.i.am

Occupation: Musician, producer, talent show judge

Nationality: American

Born: March 15, 1975 (40)

William Adams Jr is a well-known musician with Black Eyed Peas, the group he founded in 1998. They did not come to prominence until breakthrough hit 'Where Is The Love', featuring then-new band member Fergie, was released in 2001.

will's producer credits span a range of artists including Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake and recently Cheryl Cole. He has his own range of clothing and watches, and has expanded into acting, voicing Moto Moto in Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa.

will.i.am is one of the four judges on BBC reality show The Voice UK.

Mark Ronson says people sometimes forget the British star has "one of the most gorgeous lovely voices". Ronson: 'Boy George'll be amazing on Voice' It could be an awkward first day on set for the singer... Boy George wasn't always so positive about The Voice Paloma Faith and Boy George are replacing Rita Ora and Sir Tom Jones. Vote: Have your say on the new Voice panel Ricky Wilson and will.i.am are both coming back for the revamped BBC show's panel. The Voice: Tom Jones out, Boy George and Paloma in Guitar Hero just isn't grand enough for the Black Eyed Peas star and Voice coach. will.i.am plays a song with lasers and a car The band draw upon their early influences for their brand new celebratory track. Watch Black Eyed Peas' new music video Former Pussycat Dolls singer is rumoured to be taking Rita Ora's spot on the panel. Scherzinger to swap X Factor for The Voice? Spice Girls singer says The X Factor has "had its day". Mel C would join The Voice but not X Factor The Kaiser Chiefs frontman has served as a coach on the series for the last two years. Ricky Wilson not sure he'd do The Voice again The musician developed his own smartband last year. will.i.am criticises the Apple Watch Who else is marking their 40th like Angelina Jolie and Russell Brand today - and how many stars did you guess? Which stars are turning 40 this year? Producer RoccStar says Fergie's new material is "like an upgraded version of her". Fergie album is like The Dutchess meets Rihanna The group are thought to be releasing the track to mark their 20th anniversary. Black Eyed Peas unveil song without Fergie The final four joined up with their judges for a special performance in tonight's final. The Voice Final: Twitter reacts to duets Join us as we bring you all the action from tonight's grand final of The Voice. The Voice UK final: As it happened Join us for the semi-final in our second live blog of the series. The Voice UK semi-final as it happened "You're the voice, try and understand it - make a noise and make it clear, oh, whoa..." The Voice quarter-finals: As they happened Team Ricky looks to be the strongest group so far in The Voice UK. The Voice UK: Emmanuel wins poll Apple Watch rival works independently of a smartphone and sports 3G connectivity. will.i.am and Gucci making Apple Watch rival We've got the final 12 acts of the series - but now you can to have your say. The Voice UK: Who is your favourite? Find out what happened when Tom and Ricky cut down their teams. The Voice: What happened in the knockouts? Ricky Wilson and Sir Tom Jones each cut their teams down from eight acts to three. The Voice: Ricky, Tom pick live show acts Get all the information you need about Team Rita and Team Will's knockouts. The Voice: What happened in the knockouts? Rita Ora and will.i.am each whittle their teams down from eight acts to three. The Voice: Rita, Will pick live show acts Find out what the acts will be singing in an attempt to make the live shows. The Voice: Here's the Knockouts song list Last year's champion will perform a track from his debut album on March 21. Jermain Jackman returning to The Voice UK 'Falling Awake' is the first song to be taken from their upcoming sixth album. Watch Kaiser Chiefs' new music video Find out everything you need to know about tonight's episode of battles. The Voice: What happened in the battles? Ella Henderson will perform on the first episode of Chatty Man's new series. Chatty Man: Find out when Alan Carr is back Find out which acts will be going head to head on the second Battles episode. The Voice UK: This week's battle spoilers The singer will release his new single in the UK on March 23. Watch Jermain Jackman's new music video Get your round-up of everything you need to know about tonight's battles episode. The Voice: What happened in the battles? The Voice UK coach channels will.i.am and Britney with CBBC star. Rita Ora lip-syncs with CBBC's Dodge Find out which acts will battle against each other in this weekend's show. The Voice UK: Battle spoilers are here! Get to know the 12 acts who made it onto Team Will on The Voice UK. The Voice: will.i.am's team in full We gather reactions as the coaches complete their teams. The Voice UK episode 7: Twitter reacts Six more acts get through to complete the coaches' teams in the last blind auditions. The Voice: Who had the best audition? The coaches almost run out of acts while completing their teams tonight. The Voice: will.i.am goes down to the wire We give our verdict on the 12 acts who hit the blind auditions this week. The Voice: Who had the best audition? We round up reaction to the acts and the coaches as blind auditions continue. The Voice UK: How did Twitter react?