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Cee Lo Green axes The Voice slot in Britain

Cee Lo Green has cancelled his slot on the British version of singing contest The Voice, because it conflicts with the second series of the show.

The F**k You hitmaker already sits on the panel alongside Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton.

Cee Lo Green admitted earlier this year (11) he had been offered and accepted a role on the program when it launches in Britain - but he's now had to axe the deal.

A source tells Britain's The Sun, "He'd have been a great signing but he has to commit to the U.S. show."

Rocker Lenny Kravitz, Girls Aloud star Cheryl Cole and singer Jessie J have all been rumored to be in talks for a slot on the series.