Romford’s Five Star singer Denise Pearson audition for BBC’s The Voice

Romford singer Denise Pearson is set to have another shot of fame after auditioning for TV show The Voice.

Denise, who made her name as the lead singer in 80s pop group, Five Star made it through to Tom Jones’ team fter impressing the judges in the BBC’s new talent show Saturday March 31.

Viewers saw Denise, performing Christina Aguilera’s song Fighter for the show’s blind auditions, which sees the judges listening to the contestants with their backs turned.

But the singer, didn’t impress all the coaches as Tom Jones was the only one to turn around.

Romford’s Jessie J, who is one of the judges on the show said: “It’s so tough singing a song like that, at the beginning there were too many tricks and trills.”

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But Tom Jones defended Denise, he said: “: “I can straighten that out though.

“You know how to do all that stuff, but what hit me was the tone and power. I’m looking forward to having you on my team.”

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Denise, 45 first shot to fame as the lead singer of pop group Five Star.

The group, which were made up of her siblings scored a number of top ten hits during the 80s including Rain Or Shine and System Addict.

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