Last week Let It Shine suffered a sudden drop in viewing figures, but it has recovered slightly as the hopefuls embarked on the group stage.
However, it wasn't enough to overtake The Voice, as those tuning saw Will.i.am make an epic blunder by accidentally pressing his buzzer while doodling on it with a marker pen.
The Voice judge will.i.am suffered a major gaffe when he accidentally pressed his buzzer
The Voice viewers saw Linda Lusardi's daughter Lucy Kane stun the judges with her performance
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Many took to social media to blast the show, suspicious that the gaffe was in fact scripted.
Let It Shine also had some controversy as fans took to Twitter to slam the programme for choosing finalists based on looks rather than talent.
Gary is reportedly set to try to boost Let It Shine ratings by staging a Take That reunion on the final episode, according to The Sun.
Meanwhile, The Voice also saw former Page Three girl Linda Lusardi's 20-year-old daughter perform a beautiful rendition of The Shirelles' Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow.
Let It Shine has struggled to keep up with The Voice in the ratings war
Let It Shine came under fire for putting through hopefuls based on their looks rather than talent
Lucy Kane wowed judges Sit Tom Jones, Jennifer Hudson, Will.i.am and Gavin Rossdale with her talent, and when both the latter two spun their chairs around for her, she picked the Sex Bomb singer, saying she "grew up with his music".
She then phoned her mum, who she revealed she had banned from coming to her audition.
Linda cried tears of joy at her daughters' good news, saying: "I'm so pleased, I love you so much and I'm so proud of you!"
The Voice UK continues next Saturday at 8pm on ITV.
Let It Shine continues next Saturday at 6.55pm on BBC One.