Chris Martin will mentor on season 6 of The Voice US, it has been announced.

The Coldplay frontman will act as an artist adviser to contestants as they gear up for battle rounds on the NBC reality series. He will advise the performers on vocal techniques, stage presence and tailoring songs to fit their persona and strengths.

The news was revealed on Coldplay's official Twitter account, which read: "Chris is to work with @adamlevine @blakeshelton @usher & @shakira as a Key Adviser on this season's US #TheVoice."

Past mentors on US Voice have included Alanis Morissette, Cher and Kelly Clarkson.