Country superstar Blake Shelton is the longest-serving coach in “The Voice” history, having been with the show since Season 1. As such, he’s also the winningest coach with seven overall triumphs: Jermaine Paul (Season 2), Cassadee Pope (Season 3), Danielle Bradbery (Season 4), Craig Wayne Boyd (Season 7), Sundance Head (Season 11), Chloe Kohanski (Season 13) and Todd Tilghman (Season 18). Now that the Season 20 blind auditions are over, can he prevail yet again on NBC’s reality TV show? Team Blake’s current group of artists will get pared down in the battles and knockouts before facing off in the all-important live shows.
Tour our gallery above (or click here for direct access) for a closer look at Team Blake Shelton on “The Voice” Season 20, including photos, bios and artist rankings. Also see our features for Team Kelly Clarkson, Team John Legend and Team Nick Jonas.
1. Avery Roberson (4-CHAIR TURN)
Hometown: Forest City, North Carolina
Resident: Rutherfordton, North Carolina
Avery was inspired to get into music by his father, who played in a country band. He picked up the guitar, started singing and now performs anywhere he can – from coffee shops to senior centers. He enjoys playing for the older folks, which has helped him gain confidence with his stage presence – he says grandmas love him. Avery’s parents have fostered children throughout his whole life, so when he isn’t performing, he enjoys connecting with his foster siblings through music. Avery comes to “The Voice” hoping to impress the grandmas and inspire his foster siblings to chase their dreams.
2. Cam Anthony
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Resident: Los Angeles, California
Cam grew up in North Philadelphia and turned to music as an escape from the violence and crime he faced in the city. He learned at an early age how to control his voice and honed his skills in the church choir. At 11, Cam’s life changed forever after a video of him singing a Bruno Mars song went viral. Cam was later invited to open for Patti LaBelle, sing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” and even perform at the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll. At 12, Cam was signed by Dr. Dre. and spent the rest of his teen years recording and performing. His contract ended recently, and Cam is ready to take full control of his artistry and continue making a name for himself on the Voice stage.
3. Connor Christian
Hometown: Gallipolis, Ohio
Resident: Denver, Colorado
Connor grew up in a small town nestled on the Ohio River, where his pursuit of music and his faith began. Hearing his family sing hymns at church ignited his passion for music and inspired him to learn the guitar. Outside of music, Connor also spent much of his time on the tennis court. He led his high-school team to three undefeated seasons and achieved back-to-back Player of the Year honors. Connor is now a full-time tennis coach and lives in Colorado with his fiancée, Grace, but remains devoted to his music and plays in his church band.
4. Ethan Lively
Hometown: Coalfield, Tennessee
Resident: Oliver Springs, Tennessee
Ethan grew up in a small town in Tennessee and started singing in church. He learned to play guitar when he was 13 and now performs at local fairs and festivals. Outside of music, Ethan stays busy with school and works two jobs: as a farmer and as a dog groomer. He also makes time for his best friend Humphry, who is currently undergoing treatment for cancer. When Humphry lost his hair to chemo, Ethan shaved his own head in support, and he enjoys playing music to cheer Humphry up. With Humphry’s encouragement, Ethan comes to “The Voice” to chase his music dreams beyond his small town.
5. Emma Caroline
Hometown: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Resident: Nashville, Tennessee
Emma didn’t have a typical childhood. Her father was often deployed as a military helicopter pilot and her parents eventually divorced, but Emma found comfort in music and used it as a way to express herself. She endured bullying in high school and had to change schools, but the move pushed her to join the chapel band and become a worship leader. Emma knew music would be her saving grace and kept with it throughout college. She wants to inspire others to persevere and use her music as a message of hope. Emma currently lives in Nashville, where she works as a personal assistant.
6. Jordan Matthew Young
Hometown: Roosevelt, Utah
Resident: Austin, Texas
Jordan fell in love with music at a young age and taught himself to play guitar and piano. He played with one of the best high-school marching bands in the state, yet he had to change schools when he moved to live with his dad. Coming from a blue-collar family, Jordan knew the value of hard work and rebuilt the band program at his new school. Once he graduated, Jordan was hired to run the program. He eventually left to pursue his own music. Jordan has been touring and playing blues music for the last decade, but he has since stopped due to COVID-19. Jordan has recently been making a living by fixing guitars and building houses with his dad.
7. Keegan Ferrell
Hometown: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Resident: Nashville, Tennessee
Keegan was abandoned in China as a newborn and adopted at six months old. He grew up in Indiana and spent most of his time outdoors. He also liked to sing. Keegan was shy and would only sing in private, yet his mother noticed his talent for music. She enrolled him in piano lessons at seven, and by 16, he was teaching lessons of his own. He formed a band and started singing publicly at local festivals and church events. Keegan is currently a junior at Belmont University studying music business and production.
8. Aaron Konzelman
Hometown: Waco, Texas
Resident: Waco, Texas
Aaron’s parents ran a Christian music studio while he was growing up, so it was only a matter of time before he started singing himself. He followed his passion for music to college, where he studied audio engineering and met his wife, Amanda. The couple now have two kids and have moved 11 times over the past 17 years, always immersing themselves in the local music scene wherever they go. Because of his gypsy lifestyle, Aaron is a self-proclaimed jack-of-all-trades and has worked various jobs, from teaching martial arts to creating essential oils for men’s beards. Aaron is ready for his next adventure on “The Voice” and hopes to finally make music his full-time career.
9. Savanna Chestnut
Hometown: Americus, Kansas
Resident: Emporia, Kansas
Savanna grew up in a small town and was raised by a single mother. Her grandparents owned the local bar where her mother worked, so Savanna spent much of her childhood there. On karaoke night, Savanna would perform for the regulars and always knew she would go on to be a singer. She started to pursue music seriously after high school and began gigging. Savanna makes a living as a full-time musician, yet she comes to “The Voice” ready to expand her career beyond the Midwest.
10. Pete Mroz
Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee
Resident: Phoenix, Arizona
Pete grew up with a single dad and got his start singing in the school choir. His dad signed him up for karaoke one night, and after performing, Pete knew he was going to be a singer. When he was 19, he moved to Nashville and met another young aspiring musician: Blake Shelton. Blake and Pete performed together as part of a songwriters’ group, but Pete eventually took a break from music to find a stable job. After losing his father to a sudden heart attack, Pete knew life was too short not to chase his dream. He now plays 75 shows a year, works as a traveling sales manager and lives with his wife and two sons. Pete comes to “The Voice” to prove to his sons you’re never too old to follow your dream.