> Rita Ora looks incredible in slinky purple dress in backstage photos for The Voice Australia

Rita Ora looks incredible in slinky purple dress in backstage photos for The Voice Australia

Rita Ora is back on screens, appearing as a judge on the new series of The Voice Australia.

And the Brit star dressed to impress for the first episode which aired Down Under on Monday, wowing in a series of backstage shots shared to her Instagram ahead of the broadcast.

Rita chose a slinky purple dress for filming, posing up a storm as she showed off her look for her followers.

Wow: Rita Ora dressed to impress for the first episode of The Voice Australia which aired Down Under on Monday, wowing in a series of backstage shots shared to her Instagram

Wow: Rita Ora dressed to impress for the first episode of The Voice Australia which aired Down Under on Monday, wowing in a series of backstage shots shared to her Instagram

The dress featured quirky ruching detail and a side split, flashing a glimpse of leg and her stunning yellow-gold heels.

The fashion-conscious star accessorised to the max with gold hoop earrings and a matching bangle, while her glam makeup featured winged purple eyeshadow to match her dress.

Rita was left stunned by The Voice Australia contestant Danny Phegan’s stellar blind audition on Monday night.

Looking fab: Rita chose a slinky purple dress for filming, posing up a storm as she showed off her look for her followers

Looking fab: Rita chose a slinky purple dress for filming, posing up a storm as she showed off her look for her followers

Gorgeous: The dress featured quirky ruching detail and a side split, flashing a glimpse of leg and her stunning yellow-gold heels

Gorgeous: The dress featured quirky ruching detail and a side split, flashing a glimpse of leg and her stunning yellow-gold heels

Ready for her close up: The fashion-conscious star accessorised to the max with gold hoop earrings while her glam makeup featured winged purple eyeshadow to match her dress

Ready for her close up: The fashion-conscious star accessorised to the max with gold hoop earrings while her glam makeup featured winged purple eyeshadow to match her dress

But judge Rita was also baffled by the 45-year-old singer’s very Australian turn of phrase when he uttered the slang term ‘fair dinkum’ following his powerful performance.

“Fair what?” asked the perplexed English singer-songwriter.

Her Australian counterpart Guy Sebastian then explained that the well-worn Australian phrase meant ‘seriously’ or ‘honestly’.

Rainbow: The Hot Right Now singer also showed off her colorful manicure in the candid pics

Rainbow: The Hot Right Now singer also showed off her colorful manicure in the candid pics

Team: She shared a selfie with her fellow judges Guy Sebastian, Keith Urban and Jessica Mauboy as they filmed the first episode

Team: She shared a selfie with her fellow judges Guy Sebastian, Keith Urban and Jessica Mauboy as they filmed the first episode

However Rita then butchered her own attempt at using the expression, saying ‘[I] fair dickum love singing, ‘to the amusement of her fellow judges.

‘I fair dickum love you,’ she added, pointing at Phegan, seemingly unaware that her accidentally R-rated version of the term wasn’t quite right.

‘We’ve got some work to do, we have not,’ joked Phegan about their language barrier.

Rita was also confused by another term uttered by the singer – ‘I wanna give it a crack’.

‘I wanna give it a crack’? she asked, before someone explained to her it meant ‘giving it a go’.

Say what?  Rita was baffled by one The Voice Australia contestant's very Australian turn of phrase on Monday night

Say what? Rita was baffled by one The Voice Australia contestant’s very Australian turn of phrase on Monday night

Fair what?  Contestant Danny Phegan (pictured) uttered the slang term 'fair dinkum' following his powerful performance

Fair what? Contestant Danny Phegan (pictured) uttered the slang term ‘fair dinkum’ following his powerful performance

Learning the language: 'Fair what?'  asked the perplexed English singer-songwriter.  Her Australian counterpart Guy Sebastian then explained that the well-worn Australian phrase meant 'seriously' or 'honestly'

Learning the language: ‘Fair what?’ asked the perplexed English singer-songwriter. Her Australian counterpart Guy Sebastian then explained that the well-worn Australian phrase meant ‘seriously’ or ‘honestly’

‘You know, I can not understand a word!’ Rita said, still baffled by Phegan’s heavy accent, before adding, ‘But luckily music has no language. I’d love you on my team ‘.

However he opted not to go with the I Will Never Let You Down hitmaker, instead picking Keith Urban as his coach for the series.

‘I thought on the way up here … if Keith turns I’d love to say G’day to you. Thank you mate. ‘

What did she say?  Rita then butchered her own attempt at using the expression, saying '[I] fair dickum love singing, 'to the amusement of her fellow judges

What did she say? Rita then butchered her own attempt at using the expression, saying ‘[I] fair dickum love singing, ‘to the amusement of her fellow judges

LOL: Her fellow judges including Jessica Mauboy (pictured) were in stitches over the exchange

LOL: Her fellow judges including Jessica Mauboy (pictured) were in stitches over the exchange

The father from the NSW town of Walla Walla wowed judges with his acoustic rendition of Niall Horan’s This Town.

Eventually judges Urban, Ora and Jessica Mauboy all turned their chairs.

Only Guy was left unmoved by Danny’s performance.

Chair turner: Country singer Danny opted not to go with the I Will Never Let You Down hitmaker, instead picking Keith Urban (far left) as his coach for the series

Chair turner: Country singer Danny opted not to go with the I Will Never Let You Down hitmaker, instead picking Keith Urban (far left) as his coach for the series

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