Find Out Which Performances Made it to the Next Round of THE VOICE
THE VOICE's "Blind Auditions" continued last night as superstar coaches Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton all vie to discover and coach the next singing phenomenon in the "Blind Auditions." The vocalists compete to be selected by one of the coaches and fight for a chance to be named "The Voice." Carson Daly ("TODAY Show") hosts.
The Blind Auditions continue on THE VOICE, next Monday, October 1 (8:00-10:00pm ET/PT) on NBC.
See which performers made it through to the next round below:
Claire DeJean, 17
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Resident: Dallas, Texas
Claire is a volunteer music, dance, and theater instructor and loves integrating charity and music. She grew up with a love of music and wants to spread that joy to others. Claire has done a series of fundraiser concerts for childhood cancer research and teen suicide prevention that have directly affected people in her life. Being able to bring awareness to these ailments is one of Claire's main goals. THE VOICE is the perfect platform for her to spread her message.
Song: "Hurt Somebody" by Noah Kahan & Julia Michaels
DeAndre Nico, 22
Hometown: Port Arthur, Texas
Resident: Houston, Texas
DeAndre has been captivated by music his entire life. Some of his earliest memories involve playing drums, piano, and singing in school. After high school life was normal for DeAndre until Hurricane Harvey devastated his hometown. DeAndre's family lost everything from clothes to cars and even their home. Although THE FAMILY plans to rebuild, DeAndre is hoping to find his new home on THE VOICE stage.
Song: "When I Was Your Man" by Bruno Mars
Franc West, 38
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
Resident: Atlanta, Georgia
Franc spent his childhood watching his mother lead and direct the church choir. Inspired, he quickly learned to play the piano and drums, but didn't discover his voice until joining the United States Navy. Franc infused music into his position as a cadence caller, making up songs instead of yelling the traditional "left, right, left" until he was honorably discharged. After nearly a decade of indie songwriting, recording and open mic nights, he moved to ATLANTA to pursue music on a larger scale. His goal is to show his 12-year-old son how to pursue and achieve his own dreams.
Song: "(Sittin' On) The Dock of The Bay" by Otis Redding
Keith Paluso, 30
Hometown: Atoka, Tennessee
Resident: Memphis, Tennessee
Keith is a Natural Resource Manager in Germantown, TN, which means he oversees 29 nearby parks and all their park rangers. Keith and his wife used to live in a state park and worked as animal rehabilitators. When he's not roaming the woods, Keith is singing and playing music. He's always loved music, but put his dreams on the back burner to take a more sensible route. After Keith and his wife Bethany recently welcomed their newborn son, things changed for Keith. While on paternity leave, he dusted off his old guitars and started playing again. Keith is now chasing his childhood dreams on The Voice.
Song: "Way Down We Go" by Kaleo
Michael Lee, 30
Hometown: Bedford, Texas
Resident: Fort Worth, Texas
Michael Lee knew he wanted to do music from a very young age. Most kids were at home watching cartoons while he was listening to the blues and going to shows. Michael spent his life pursuing blues, until he met his wife. The rocker lifestyle was proving to be too much and Michael hit a low point, but his wife turned everything around for him. The newlyweds do everything together, even jiu-jitsu and kickboxing. Michael thinks his opportunity on THE VOICE is the perfect chance to kick start their life together.
Song: "The Thrill Is Gone" by B.B. King