Who is on the judging panel for Starstruck on ITV?

THE new singing competition Starstruck is on ITV with a celebrity judging panel.

With a similar format to the once-successful TV show Stars In Their Eyes, here is who you can expect to see on the judging panel.

Who are on the judging panel for Starstruck on ITV?

Adam Lambert

Adam Mitchel Lambert is a 40-year-old American singer and songwriter.

He is a former American Idol runner-up has even toured with legendary rock band Queen.

Since 2009, Adam has sold over three million albums and five million singles worldwide. 

When discussing what Starstruck is all about, he said: “I think that everybody that watches Starstruck is going to have a great time. There’s something for everybody, there’s something for all music tastes and all ages which is really exciting and I think that it’s really easy to see yourself in the show. I mean these are regular people that work regular day jobs that are getting to live out their fantasy which is really exciting.”

Sheridan Smith

No Return star Sheridan Smith is a 40-year-old English actress, singer and presenter.

She shot to fame in 1999 starring as Ralf Little's girlfriend in The Royle Family, and in 2012 won a Bafta Award for her part gangster Ronnie Biggs' wife in the series Mrs Biggs.

Ahead of the show, Smith spoke about her decision to explore a judge role for the first time, she said: "I think maybe I was scared to step out of my comfort zone which was being an actress.

"If I push myself out of my comfort zone, that's good. I was very flattered to be asked to be honest because they could have had anyone but I'm loving it".

Beverley Knight

Beverley Knight is a 48-year-old English recording artist and musical theatre actress.

She has won three MOBO Awards, twice scooping the Best R&B Act gong and winning Best Album in 1999 for Prodigal Sista.

She is widely labelled as one of Britain's greatest soul singers, best known for her hit singles "Greatest Day", "Get Up!", "Shoulda Woulda Coulda" and "Come as You Are".

Jason Manford

Jason John Manford is a 40-year-old English comedian, presenter, actor, and singer.

He was a team captain on the Channel 4 panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats from 2007 until 2010.

He has since presented a number of TV shows for the BBC and ITV including Comedy Rocks (2010-2011), The One Show (2010), Show Me the Funny (2011), A Question of Sport: Super Saturday (2014), and Bigheads (2017).

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When is Starstruck on ITV?

Starstruck continues on Saturday, March 5 at 8.30pm on ITV.

There will be a total of six episodes in the series.

All aired episodes will then become available to stream via the ITV Hub.

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