‘The Voice’ knockouts: Keisha Renee makes Blake Shelton proud with ‘I Hope You Dance’ cover [WATCH]

Night 2 of the knockouts aired Monday night on “The Voice” Season 13, with gospel/country artist Keisha Renee performing Lee Ann Womack‘s “I Hope You Dance” for Team Blake Shelton. Renee was paired up against Kathrina Feigh, with Renee proving victorious and knocking out Feigh. Watch Renee’s winning performance from “The Voice” knockouts above.

Back in her blind audition, Renee performed “I Can’t Stop Loving You” and all four coaches turned their chairs around: Shelton, Miley Cyrus, Adam Levine and Jennifer Hudson. The next time we saw Renee in the battle rounds, she and Noah Mac sang “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” and Renee was declared the winner by her coach Shelton. Special adviser Kelly Clarkson helped Renee and all of the other remaining artists in the knockouts. At the end of this round only 20 artists will remain and perform in the live shows of NBC’s reality TV program.

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Renee is 30 years old and currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here’s the official NBC bio: “Keisha was born in Los Angeles and grew up singing at church. Gospel music is definitely her foundation, but after high school she moved to Houston where she discovered country music. Though she fell in love with country, it took her a long time to pursue it because she was often told she would be better suited for pop or R&B. Keisha spent seven years working as a professional background singer, and for the last five years her boss has been Nicki Minaj. Touring with Nicki was absolutely amazing, but after having her daughter Amari two years ago, Keisha underwent a big lifestyle change. Throughout her life she has always struggled with her weight and during her pregnancy she weighed 356 pounds and was diagnosed with diabetes. It was a huge wake-up call for her and Keisha feels having her daughter helped save her life. She has since lost the weight and feels like now is the time to finally go after her true dream of becoming a country artist.”

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