Liberty X singer and The Voice UK winner Kevin Simm is the new lead singer of Wet Wet Wet
Wet Wet Wet have announced that The Voice UK winner and Liberty X star Kevin Simm is the band's new lead vocalist.
Graeme, Tommy and Neil posted an announcement on their social media feeds earlier today (September 25). A touring group since their 2007 album Timeless, the group's original line-up also released a 2013 greatest hits called Step by Step, which included three new songs.
Founding lead singer Marti Pellow left the group last year to focus on solo projects. Watch Wet Wet Wet's announcement below.
In addition to confirming Kevin's status as the group's new singer, the quartet announced two intimate shows at Saint Luke's & The Winged Ox in Glasgow on November 16 and 229 The Venue in London on November 20 2018. Tickets go on sale this Friday (September 28).
Wet Wet Wet's original line-up scored four UK Number 1 albums and three chart-topping hits, including Love Is All Around, the second-longest reigning Number 1 of all time on the UK's Official Singles Chart, and the UK's 10th best-selling track ever.
The group's classic incarnation are the Scottish band to score the most UK Number 1s too - view every Scottish act that has claimed a UK chart topper here.