• Casi Joy of The Voice Season 12
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    Meet and hear more from Casi Joy

    Her audition: Casi Joy, 26, of Nashville, auditioned with “Blue” by LeAnn Rimes. She earned an almost immediate chair turn from Gwen Stefanie. Before the performance ended, Alicia Keys, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine had all turned as well. Blake said he and Casi were meant to work together. Sure enough, the country singer joined…

  • Stephanie Rice of The Voice Season 12
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    Meet and hear more from Stephanie Rice

    Her audition: Stephanie Rice, 27, of Texarkana, auditioned with Kelly Clarkson’s “Piece by Piece.” She’d barely started an emotional performance when Blake Shelton turned around. He was soon followed by Gwen Stefani. Gwen praised the emotion in Stephanie’s performance. Stephanie joined Team Gwen. Her background: Stephanie told The Voice she realized she was gay around…

  • Jesse Larson of The Voice Season 12
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    Meet and hear more from Jesse Larson

    His blind audition: Jesse Larson, 34, of Minneapolis, Minn., auditioned with John Lennon’s “Jealous Guy.” Only Adam Levine turned around, but that was enough to give Jesse a spot on the show. “There’s no one with ears that should not have turned around for that,” Adam said of Jesse’s performance. His background: Jesse says he’s…

  • Aliyah Moulden of The Voice Season 12
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    Meet and hear more from Aliyah Moulden

    Her audition: Aliyah Moulden, 15, of La Habra, Calif., auditioned with a polished-beyond-her-years performance of “Hound Dog” that enticed chair turns from Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Alicia Keys. Blake reminded Aliyah that he’s had success with young female singers on the show before and complimented on her being so composed on The Voice stage….

  • Brandon Royal of The Voice Season 12
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    Meet and hear more from Brandon Royal

    His audition: Brandon Royal, 31, of Orlando, Fla., auditioned with Stevie Wonder’s “Master Blaster (Jammin’).” He earned chair turns from Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani. Gwen said she sensed different kinds of musical influences in his performance. Brandon decided to join Team Gwen His background: He grew up in the Virgin Islands. He says his…

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    Meet and hear more from Lauren Duski

    Her audition: Lauren Duski, 25, of Nashville, auditioned with Jewel’s “You Were Meant for Me.” Adam Levine turned almost immediately. He was soon joined by Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani. Blake called her a contestant who can clearly “win this thing.” Lauren opted to join Team Blake. Her background: She comes from a family of…

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Chloe Kohanski became the first female rocker to win The Voice in Season 13. She became the sixth member of Team Blake to win the show. To read what Chloe has to say about her musical future, head here.