Alicia Keys is hoping that third time is the charm as a coach on “The Voice.” She returns to the panel for season 14, with one win and one loss to her credit. She claimed the season 12 championship with Chris Blue over Shelton’s singer Lauren Duski. In her debut on season 11, she coached We McDonald to a third place finish (Blake Shelton coached the winner Sundance Head while Adam Levine had runner-up Billy Gilman on his team).
We asked you which of the 12 artists that she has handpicked could win season 14 of this NBC reality competition series. Your overwhelming choice, with a whopping 33% of the vote is Terrence Cunningham. Only two of her other artists — Johnny Bliss and Christiana Danielle — broke double digits in our survey.
Which of the 12 artists on her team heading into the battle rounds do you think could go all the way and win season 14 of “The Voice”? Take a look at detailed bios of each of them in the photo gallery above and then read a the recap of each of the songs that got them to this stage of the competition and see our exclusive best to worst rankings.
Cast your vote in our poll at the bottom of this post. And be sure to sound off in the comments section about Keys and her return as a coach on “The Voice.” (Vote in the polls on Team Kelly Clarkson, Team Adam Levine and Team Blake Shelton too.)
Terrence Cunningham: “My Girl” (Blind Audition 4): 33%
This 36-year old from Washington, D.C. earned the only four-chair turn of the night with his rousing rendition version of the Temptations signature song “My Girl.” He connected with Keys.
Christiana Danielle: “Hotline Bling” (Blind Audition 3): 17%
This 22-year-old from Fort Wayne, IN sang the Drake hit “Hotline.”
Johnny Bliss: “Preciosa” (Blind Audition 3): 16%
This 26-year old from New York, NY York the only four-chair turn of the night with his moving version of the Spanish-language anthem “Preciosa.”
Britton Buchanan: “Trouble” (Blind Audition 1): 8%
This 17-year-old from Sanford, NC sang “Trouble” by Ray LaMontagne. Shelton used the new block feature to keep his rival Levine from turning. However, he couldn’t convince Buchannon to go with him over Keys.
Livia Faith: “Dream a Little Dream of Me” (Blind Audition 5): 8%
This 17-year old from Stanton, KY warbled the big band standard “Dream a Little Dream of Me.”
Jaclyn Lovey: “Can’t Help Falling in Love” (Blind Audition 2): 6%
This 16-year-old from Placerville, CA sang the Elvis Presley standard “Can’t Help Falling in Love.”
Sharane Calister: “Make It Rain” (Blind Audition 6): 3%
This 24-year-old from Des Moines, IA sang the Ed Sheeran cover “Make It Rain.”
Shana Halligan: “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)” (Blind Audition 5); 3%
This 44-year old from Los Angeles, California got only Keys to turn for this rendition of the Cher classic “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down).”
Jamai: “U Got It Bad” (Blind Audition 3):3%
This 29-year-old from Chambersburg, Pennsylvania sang the Usher hit “U Got It Bad.”
Kelsea Johnson: “Like I’m Gonna Lose You” (Blind Audition 1): 2%
This 21-year old from Newark, DE dazzled with her rendition of the Meghan Trainor hit “Like I’m Gonna Lose You.”
Megan Lee: “Killing Me Softly with His Song” (Blind Audition 4): 2%
This 22-year-old from Los Angeles, CA took on the Robert Flack track “Killing Me Softly with His Song.”
Jordyn Simone: “Tennessee Whiskey” (Blind Audition 4): 2%
This 17-year old from Los Angeles, CA warbled the George Jones standard “Tennessee Whiskey.”