A contestant on the brand new season of The Voice surprised the judges in a clip posted Friday (Sept. 23) together with his soulful cowl of Billie Eilish‘s “When the Social gathering’s Over.”
Twenty-two-year-old Andrew Igbokidi’s voice received an instantaneous response from each returning coach Gwen Stefani and beginner Camila Cabello as he sang, “Don’t you recognize I’m no good for you/ I’ve realized to lose you, can’t afford to/ Tore my shirt to cease you bleeding/ However nothing ever stops you leaving,” with Blake Shelton seconds behind the 2 ladies in pushing his button.
Ever the pragmatist, John Legend took his time in deciding whether or not he needed the younger Nigerian hopeful on his staff however ultimately pressed his button after listening to the singer effortlessly soar by means of his first vocal run.
Chatting with the coaches after the music, Igbokidi stated he drew inspiration for his fashion by listening to the likes of Stevie Surprise, Bob Marley and Celine Dion whereas rising up. Oh, and Stefani and Legend too, after all!
“You understand, there’s so many individuals which are so gifted with vocal acrobatics and runs,” stated the “Hollaback Woman” singer, “however the way in which that you simply made them very emotional? I noticed all that, and now you lastly have this huge outdated stage to indicate all of America!”
Igbokidi additionally revealed throughout the chat that he spent the final 12 months making use of to medical college, and now that he was accepted into 4 completely different packages however realized he needed to provide his musical goals a shot first.
The Voice airs Monday and Tuesday nights on NBC. Watch Igbokidi’s spectacular audition under.
Picture Supply : www.billboard.com – https://www.billboard.com/music/music-news/the-voice-andrew-igbokidi-billie-eilish-cover-audition-1235143924/
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