Notorious Leicester-born chart-topper to compere 'Star Search'...

UK R&B star MARK MORRISON is to do his bit for the kids in his hometown of LEICESTER by hosting a local talent contest.

Morrison, who recently signed with Marion ‘Suge’ Knight’s new label, ‘Tha Row’, will host auditions for the Star Search talent competition aimed at kids between the ages of 8 and 21.

The auditions will take place on December 8 at the Rushey Mead School in the city, where Morrison spent time as a student.