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Into the Ark and Jamie Miller through to The Voice semi-finals

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Two Welsh acts have made it through to the semi-finals on ITV's singing competition show The Voice. In last night's quarter-finals 12 singers went down to eight.

Blackwood duo Dane Lloyd and Taylor Jones performed a rendition of Nick Jonas' 'Jealous' whilst Cardiff's Jamie Miller sang 'Love on the Brain' by Rihanna.

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Into the Ark were chosen by their mentor Sir Tom Jones out of his acts to go through to next week's semi-finals.

But whilst Jamie Millerwas not picked by his judge Jennifer Hudson to be automatically sent through to the semi-finals, he was saved by the public and will now be taken into the next round of the competition.

The Voice semi-finals will take place next weekend at 8:30pm on ITV.

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Gareth Thomas quits The Jump for 'personal reasons'.

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Former rugby international Gareth Thomas has quit Channel 4 show The Jump due to "personal reasons". The ex-Welsh international has been replaced by The Only Way Is Essex star Lydia Bright just days before Sunday's finale.

Thomas was set to battle it out with Olympic gymnast Louis Smith, Paralympic medallist Kadeena Cox, and Emma Parker Bowles to be crowned champion of the winter sports competition.

The 42-year-old is the fourth celebrity to withdraw from this year's series after model Caprice suffered an illness, Olympian Sir Bradley Wiggins broke his leg and Vogue Williams pulled out before an episode even aired.

A Channel 4 spokeswoman said: "Gareth Thomas has withdrawn due to personal reasons."

Bright replaces Thomas as she was the last to be eliminated

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