Tonight, after the final Blind Auditions took to The Voice stage, 20 incredible artists moved one step closer to the Finals of the world’s biggest singing competition.
Megastar coaches Rita Ora, Keith Urban, Guy Sebastian and Jessica Mauboy selected their Top Five artists, leading to elation, tears and disbelief as artists realised their life’s dream was within reach.
Awe-struck by the epic line-up of talented women on Team Rita – Halimah Kyrgios, Tanya George, Sian Fuller, G-Nat!on and Sofia Watt – Rita said: “I have an all-girls team which was never the plan, I just had to go with my gut. I am so excited to take them all to the next level.”
Confident he has the winning artist on Team Keith – Lozz Benson, Arlo Smith, Jediael, Lau Abend and Cassie McIvor – the all-star coach declared: “I’m really, really thrilled I’ve got five incredible singers. All unique, all equally strong. I have the winner of The Voice on my team, don’t tell the others.”
The artists who “insanely inspired” Guy to take them to The Voice Finals were Adrian Hood, Chantel Cofie, Jordan Fuller, Penelope Pettigrew and Bella Taylor-Smith. Guy said: “I just can’t wait to create some more magical moments with them. Every one of my artists is so unique and incredible in their own way.”
Evile Jireh Sisifo-Laloata, Mick Harrington, Ella Monnery, Janaki Easwar and Seann Miley Moore secured a spot on Team Jess. Their coach beamed: “I’m so proud of my fearless Top Five, I’ve got big diva moments, tender heartfelt soul and the youngest artist in the competition. I am so excited to take them through… to show Australia what they’re made of.”