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The Voice Season 12 Blind Audition Premiere Recap Videos

Written by Gary Norman

The Voice Season 12 Blind Audition Premiere Recap Videos

It’s a welcome return to the box tonight. Here’s our summary The Voice Season 12 Blind Audition Premiere Recap Videos

The Voice Season 12 Blind Audition Premiere Recap Videos

The Voice Season 12 Blind Audition Premiere Recap NBC

Coach Gwen Stefani returned to the panel with returning coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, and Alicia Keys while Carson Daly returns for his 12th season as host.

This season’s battle advisors will be: John Legend from Team Adam; Celine Dion from Team Gwen; DJ Khaled from Team Alicia; Luke Bryan from Team Blake.

Anatalia Villaranda is 16 years of age. A singer from an early age. Four chairs!!! Family invaded the stage. Lots of great pitches from all the coaches. Watch the video! Who did she choose? Alicia!  good pick.

JChosen real name Joshua Hunter, Albany Georgia…he works with special children. He was the first contestant for season 12. Usually first cab off the rank does well. He does not disappoint. Four chairs first act what a coincidence. Great pitches from all four was real and heartfelt.

Who does he chose? He chose Gwen. She was totally blown away by him.

Lauren Duski, 25, Gaylor Michigan…she wants to work with Gwen. Singing country music, You Were Meant for Me ….. over dental school. Gwen, Adam, and Blake turned. High praise from all the coaches. Gwen speaks to her duets and her boundaries of singing. She chose Blake. He is stoked. She has untapped potential and with Blake should go far.

Johnny Hayes, 29, Mobile Alabama, sang Try A Little Tenderness. He was a returnee from Season 11. He went back to landscaping to work hard. He reflected on his relationship with his wife. Adam and Gwen jump out at the start. Adam told Blake to shut. Gwen wanted to hear his passion. Johnny chose Adam.

Stephanie Rice, 27, Texas City TX. A preachers daughter who has not had a relationship with her parents over her sexuality. She obtained a degree in Biology and published writer. Blake jumps right in, with Gwen short there after. Her rendition was soulful and emotional. Gwen enjoyed the musical emotion. Blake was second to pitch. She chose….Gwen.

Mark Isaiah, 19, Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania. Both Adam and Gwen turn.  He chose ….. Adam.

Brennley Brown, 14, from California, sang Stupid Boy. Alicia and Blake turned. He chose ….. Blake.

Felicia Temple, 28 double life musician and nurse. Had a cancer of the stomach, six rounds of oral chemo. Now free and clear. Alicia, Gwen and Blake turned. Then came the Alicia and Felicia duo. She chose.. Alicia. 

Shaun Chrisjohn, 31, Philadelphia PA…. a singer from an early life. He now takes care of his grandmother. Putting aside his own dreams for family. No turns.

Branden Martin, 25 sang a Travis Tripp song. He was sharp at the end of his phrasing. Coaches wanted some more command, he was invited to come back. No turns.

Skyler Harris, 25, Memphis TN…..sang One and Only. She is in law enforcement. One night she decided to go back to music. No turns.


Contestants listed for Blind Auditions.

Aaliyah Rose Aiyana Smash Aleks Westlund Aliyah Moulden Anatalia Villaranda Andrea Thomas Ashley Arispe Ashley Levin Austin Tyler Jones Autumn Turner Brandon Royal Brennley Brown Brianna Leah Brooke Hatala Cali Wilson Candace Price Carly Underwood Carmen Brandy Caroline Sky Casey Jamerson Casi Joy Chloe Sirbu Conway Seavey Chris Blue Davina Leone Dawson Coyle Dena Lynn Thompson Enid Ortiz Eric Ellis Ericka Corban Felicia Temple Gable Bradley Gabriella Velez Gabrielle Borromeo Grace Love Griffin Tucker Hanna Eyre Hannah McNeal Hannah Sutherland Heather Russell Hunter Plake Iman Razman Jack Cassidy Jacob Westfall Jacobi Jay White JChosen Jeremy Gentry Je’Ronelle Jesse Larson Jessie Buttofuoco John Tucker Johnny Gates Johnny Hayes Jon King JonCarlos Velez JonPaul Nesheiwat Josh Hoyer Josh West Jozy Bernadette Julien Martinez Kaitlann Runnels Kapali Long Kawan DeBose Kayla Barone Kenny Cleveland Kid Quizz Lauren Duski Lauryn Judd Lilliana Passero Lyndsey Highlander Madilynn Thompson Madison Paige Malik Davage Mark Isaiah Matthew Aaron Micah Clare Tryba Mike Jerel Missy Robertson Nala Price Nathalie Vincent Nick Townsend Nicole Lynne Paul Adrian Racella Ray Rubio RJ Collins Sammie Zonana Savannah Leighton Scott Middough Sean Donovan Shaun Chrisjohn Sheena Brook Shreya Ramanujan Skyler Harris Stephanie Rice Taylor Alexander Trinity Rose Troy Ramey TSoul Valerie Ponzio Vanessa Ferguson

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