Here’s more about Parker. The Voice returns Monday, Sept. 20, on NBC.
* She’s a 30-year-old Nashville-based, singer-songwriter pop artist who hails from New York.
* On her website bio, Parker says her influences range from HAIM to John Mayer to Sheryl Crow and Shania Twain, and even Eminem.
* She’s released a good deal of music, with eight singles available for streaming on Spotify and Apple Music, the earliest dating back to 2016. Her earlier singles were classified as country.
* Her latest release was an impressive February cover of Justin Bieber’s “Anyone.”
* Her last original was a song called “Used to Be,” which came out last September. She describes it as “a song about mental health, about how sometimes our colors fade, and the love and support we need to get them back.”
* For the music video, she built a canvas out of 2x4s, a bedsheet, “a ton of white paint” and tried creating a painting for the first time. “It was incredibly cathartic and fun,” she wrote on Instagram. You can check out the video below.
* According to the Nashville Unsigned blog, she was involved in professional horseback riding for nine years when she was younger.
* That website bio says she’s opened for Rascal Flatts, The Band Perry, Sheryl Crow, and Martina McBride.
* Earlier this year, Parker lost her mother, who had been diagnosed with a terminal illness nine months prior. She’s been open about her grieving process on social media.
* She also became a college grad in 2021 after chipping away at her degree a class or two at a time. “It’s never too late to do anything, fam!!” she wrote alongside a photo of her in cap and gown.