Celebrities

Will.i.am

Occupation: Musician, producer, talent show judge

Nationality: American

Born: March 15, 1975 (39)

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.

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? We assess the blind auditions that we were treated to in tonight's episode. The Voice UK: Who had the best audition? will.i.am starts doing press-ups in an effort to match up to Stephen Cornwell. The Voice: Rita enjoys auditionee's muscles Find out what this Saturday's 15 hopeful acts will be singing at the blind auditions. The Voice UK: Spoilers for Saturday Esmée Denters talks about being dropped from her label and joining The Voice. Esmée Denters "angry" after being axed We gather your reactions to the debut of Esmée Denters and a star from Black Lace. The Voice UK: What did Twitter think? Six more acts make it through the blind auditions tonight. But who was best? The Voice: Who had the best audition? The US singer talks to DS about her new single 'LA Love' and forthcoming album. Fergie: Peas may release album without me The singer has over 138 million YouTube hits and a previous top 10 single in the UK. Voice: YouTube star Esmée Denters auditions 'Agadoo' band's frontman Dene Michael tries to impress the judges. The Voice: Black Lace frontman auditions The Celebrity Big Brother star's run-ins with Lady Gaga, Lily Allen and more. 9 infamous Perez Hilton celebrity feuds Well, Sir Tom, what did Elvis Presley smell like? The Voice UK: See some sneak peek clips Find out who you'll be seeing - and what they'll be singing - this weekend. The Voice UK: Spoilers for Saturday Stevie tells DS about being threatened by will.i.am and why he nearly didn't audition. The Voice UK Stevie talks Rita's flirting Rita Ora has had experience judging on The X Factor - but what did you think of her on The Voice? The Voice: What Twitter thought of Rita Ora Six acts made it through the blind auditions. Who are you backing? The Voice UK: Who was your favourite? We all know what The Voice UK is about now. Did Rita Ora change things? The Voice UK review: How was Rita Ora? We attempt to rank the blind auditions we saw on tonight's episode of The Voice UK. The Voice UK: Who had the best audition? Here's what we found out when we went on a snoop at The Voice UK studios. The Voice: Backstage at the blind auditions The BBC says it appreciates that "tastes vary" when it comes to fashion. Ora's cleavage sparks over 400 complaints Why has Rita Ora already collapsed on the floor? The Voice UK: 10 teasers about Saturday Get all the details of the blind auditions coming up this weekend. The Voice UK: Spoilers for Saturday will.i.am points out that getting so much TV exposure is huge for the acts. The Voice UK coaches: 'We build careers' Only one judge has heard of the ITV children's series, but who is it? Rainbow's Bungle auditions for The Voice UK The singer adds that her second studio album will follow this summer. Rita Ora confirms new single for March The new mentor joins Wilson, Tom Jones and will.i.am for the BBC show's launch. The Voice: Rita Ora out-poses Ricky Wilson? The group will put out new tracks to celebrate their career milestone. Black Eyed Peas for new music in 2015 Rita Ora says she thinks The Voice is "respected by other artists". Ora turned down X Factor for The Voice The 'Radioactive' singer says people are "scared" to use the term 'feminist'. Rita Ora: Music industry harder for women will.i.am, Rita Ora, Sir Tom Jones and Ricky Wilson feature in the new promo. The Voice: Watch the new trailer