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MNEK announced as guest vocal coach on Drag Race UK

MNEK announced as guest vocal coach on Drag Race UK

MNEK and RuPaul

British singer, songwriter and producer MNEK will appear as guest vocal coach in the first season of Drag Race UK.

MNEK, who is a huge fan of the drag reality TV competition, will help the queens practice their vocal skills.

Brothers AJ Pritchard and Curtis Pritchard will also jump in to support contestants as choreographers.

AJ is one of the permanent and most loved professional dancers in the popular dancing competition Strictly Come Dancing. AJ’s younger brother, Curtis, is currently starring on dating show Love Island.

These newly announced talents will join a pool of celebrity guest judges, including actors Andrew Garfield and Michaela Coel and Spice Girl Geri Horner and Little Mix’s Jade Thirlwall.

MNEK will help queens practice their vocal skills

The openly gay artist announced the news to his followers today (24 July).

‘guys i totally h̶a̶d̶ ̶t̶o̶ ̶s̶i̶g̶n̶ ̶a̶n̶ ̶N̶D̶A̶ ̶a̶n̶d̶ ̶n̶o̶t̶ ̶t̶e̶l̶l̶ ̶u̶ forgot to tell u that I’m gonna be on @dragraceukbbc !’ MNEK tweeted.

‘so excited 2 have been asked to be a part of it- can’t wait to see how the episode pans out 💙 also @rupaulofficial was super sweet and tall’

Drag Race UK

Drag Race UK has been filming in London, but producer are yet to announce the premiere date.

RuPaul will continue to host alongside veteran Drag Race judge, Michelle Visage.

British talk show hosts, Graham Norton and Alan Carr will also star as regular judges. Other guest judges confirmed to appear include Game Of Thrones’ Maisie Williams.

Last month it was announced a Canadian version of the show will air. But RuPaul will not host, with much speculation about who will take the reins.

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