“The Voice” season 10 kicked off Monday night and it has some amazing blind auditions contestants.
Christina Aguilera is also back on judges’ chair. The “Lady Marmalade” singer will be joining Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Pharrell Williams once again. Aguilera replaced Gwen Stefani, who sat on the coach’s chair in the previous season.
Stefani will return as an advisor for Shelton’s team, along with Tori Kelly for Team Adam and Diddy for Team Pharrell. Miley Cyrus will also serve as an advisor for Aguilera’s team. “I think this might be the year. I’ve got to play the cards right. I’ve been taking notes from the guys for years now,” said Aguilera in an interview with Parade.
Meanwhile, this season’s blind audition has some very impressive singers. One of those who tried their luck in “The Voice” stage was “Curly Sue” actress Alisan Porter, E! News reported.
She impressed all four judges with her rendition of “Blue Bayou.” All four judges turned their chairs for her without knowing who was.
When the judges asked Porter what her story was, she revealed she had been on Star Search and was a child actor. When Shelton asked if she had acted in anything they know, she admitted, “I played Curly Sue in the movie Curly Sue.”
“Shut up. No way!” Levine exclaimed. The 34-year-old mother of two then explained that she once got problem with alcoholism and got sober eight years ago. Porter added that she got married and had children before deciding to pursue her passion for singing.
“Curly Sue” was the 1991 John Belushi family comedy about a scam artist and his orphan girl sidekick, came out in theaters, Billboard noted.
“I really am moved by your story,” Aguilera said, her voice breaking as she wiped tears from her eyes. Levine then proclaimed, “You’re gonna win The Voice.”
Check out five other amazing blind auditions in this season of “The Voice.”