Alicia Keys is batting .500 as a coach on “The Voice.” In her debut on season 11, she shepherded 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). I She won season 12 with Chris Blue over Shelton’s singer Lauren Duski. This Grammy winner is hoping that third time is once again the charm in season 14.
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. 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.)
Johnny Bliss: “Preciosa” (Blind Audition 3)
This 26-year old from New York City, New York earned the only four-chair turn of the night with his moving version of the Spanish-language anthem “Preciosa.” He went with Keys.
Britton Buchanan: “Trouble” (Blind Audition 1)
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.
Sharane Calister: “Make It Rain” (Blind Audition 6)
This 24-year-old from Des Moines, Iowa sang the Ed Sheeran cover “Make It Rain.”
Terrence Cunningham: “My Girl” (Blind Audition 4)
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)
This 22-year-old from Fort Wayne, Indiana sang the Drake hit “Hotline.”
Livia Faith: “Dream a Little Dream of Me” (Blind Audition 5)
This 17-year old from Stanton, Kentucky warbled the big band standard “Dream a Little Dream of Me”
Shana Halligan: “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)” (Blind Audition 5)
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)
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)
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)
This 22-year-old from Los Angeles, California took on the Robert Flack track “Killing Me Softly with His Song.”
Jaclyn Lovey: “Can’t Help Falling in Love” (Blind Audition 2)
This 16-year-old from Placerville, CA sang the Elvis Presley standard “Can’t Help Falling in Love.”
Jordyn Simone: “Tennessee Whiskey” (Blind Audition 4)
This 17-year old from Los Angeles, California warbled the George Jones standard “Tennessee Whiskey.”