SINGERS will be battling it out in a bid to be crowned karaoke world champion in Bournemouth this weekend.

The UK final of the Karaoke World Championships come to the Pavilion Ballroom on Saturday, September 15.

The competition is the largest singing contest in the world and will see six male and six female contestants show off their vocal skills.

Some of the singers set to perform include Bailey Nelsen who appeared on The Voice earlier this year.

Former X Factor contestants Jenny Ball and Samantha Atkinson will also be performing as well as Kyle Passmore who was a contestant on Let it Shine.

The winners will then go forward to perform at the world finals in Helsinki between December 19 and 21.

Doors open at 6.45pm and the competition starts at 7.15pm.