‘The Voice’: Noah Mac frontrunner to win Season 13 for first-time coach Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson may be a rookie coach on the US version of “The Voice,” but she is coming off of a win on the British edition of this reality competition series. And it looks like she could do the same on this side of the pond with Noah Mac. This teen heartthrob stole the show on the first live show of Season 13 with his soaring rendition of the Coldplay track “Speed of Sound.” Watch his performance above.

Of Hudson’s three artists in the Top 12, Mac is the clear frontrunner to win, netting 65% of your votes in a recent poll. Davon Fleming followed with 25% of the vote with Shi’Ann Jones trailing at just 10%. If you haven’t voted in our poll yet, read a brief recap of the songs sung by each of these three artists so far in the competition and then vote in our poll as to which of these is the likeliest to win Season 13 of “The Voice.”

Sound off in the comments section and also vote in our poll as to which of Hudson’s three castoffs from the playoffsLucas Holliday, Hannah Mrozak and Chris Weaver — was the most deserving to move on to the live shows.

SEE exclusive odds: Who will win ‘The Voice’?

Davon Fleming
Blind Audition: “Me and Mr. Jones” (four-chair turn: went with Jennifer Hudson)
Battle Round: “I’m Your Baby Tonight” (won over Maharasyi)
Knockout: “I Can Only Imagine” (won over Eric Lyn)
Playoff: “I Am Changing”
Live Show 1: “Love on Top”

Shi’Ann Jones
Blind Audition: “Drown in My Own Tears” (two-chair turn: went with Jennifer Hudson)
Battle Round: “Oh! Darling” (won over Stephan Marcellus)
Knockout: “Who’s Lovin’ You” (won over Lucas Holliday)
Playoff: “Tattoed Heart”
Live Show 1: “Vision of Love”

Noah Mac
Blind Audition: “Way Down We Go” (two-chair turn: went with Blake Shelton)
Battle Round: “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” (Shelton chose Keisha Renee; stolen by Jennifer Hudson)
Knockout: “Hold Back the River” (won over Jeremiah Miller)
Playoff: “In the Air Tonight”
Live Show 1: “Speed of Sound”

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