Parisita Bastola became the first Nepali-American contestant Voice on Tuesday and caused all four judges to turn around as the blind auditions continued.
Parijita said she was honored to be the first Nepali-American to be on the show. Before taking the stage, Parisita said she was inspired to sing the R&B song by her sister, who grew up in India separated from the rest of the family.
Show history: Parisita Bastola became the first Nepali-American contestant on The Voice on Tuesday and made all four judges turn around as the blind auditions continued
All four coaches turned when she finished singing.
– My God, – said Parijita.
“Sing that song, girl,” John said. – Four chairs!
“That was probably my favorite song that anyone has ever sung and the way you did it was masterful,” said 25-year-old Camila Cabello. “I would be very happy to work with you.”
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Everyone turned around: John, Gwen Stefani, Camila Cabello and Blake Shelton turned their chairs for Parisita
“You were so happy with your heart, it’s unbelievable,” said Gwen Stefani, 52.
Parisita said the show has always been a favorite of her family, and they would even close their restaurant on Monday nights just to watch The Voice.
“The best artists are able to bring the music of their culture and their roots into the larger global landscape of music,” John said. “I think your voice is so transcendent and it would be an honor to work with you. ‘
Family favourite: Parisita said the show has always been a favorite of her family’s and they would even close their restaurant on Monday nights just to watch The Voice
Parijita gave all four judges Rudraksha beads from Nepal and wore them around their necks before eventually choosing John as her coach.
“Parigita, what a charming little lady,” said John. “It was such a flawless, beautiful performance.”
Tanner Howe, 29, of Huntington Beach, California, was the first participant in the fourth series of blind auditions.
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He performed “Mercy” by Shawn Mendes. Tanner said he hopes the show will help him take his career to the next level.
Gwen, John and Blake Shelton, 46, turned around.
“You were too much like him,” Camila said, why didn’t she turn around.
First: Tanner Howe, 29, of Huntington Beach, California, was the first contestant in the fourth series of the blind auditions
Tanner said he sees himself in Sean’s lane, but will try to be more unique.
“I was in his lane,” Kamila quipped.
Tanner chose Gwen and she was thrilled.
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“I won,” said Gwen. “I beat John and Blake.”
Sydney Kronmiller, 25, of Ogden, Utah, sang Sam Smith’s Latch while playing guitar. She thanked her mother and father for their support in her music.
Camilla and Gwen turned. Camilla said she was impressed and was everything she was looking for. Sydney wavered and chose Camilla.
Guitar skills: Sydney Kronmiller, 25, of Ogden, Utah, sang Sam Smith’s Latch while playing guitar
“There are so many things that are really special about her,” Camilla said.
Tanner Fassell, a musician and landscaper from Nashville, also played guitar during the audition. He spoke emotionally about losing his brother Will, who played drums in their band, in a car accident. He performed Travis Tritt’s Anymore.
Only Blake turned.
One chair: Tanner Fassell, a musician and landscaper from Nashville, also played guitar during the audition
“There was no way I was going to let you get out of here without pushing a button,” Blake said.
“You have the best country music coach you could ever ask for,” Gwen said.
Blake also got the next contestant, Eva Ullmann, who sang Light On.
Team Blake: Blake also got fellow contestant Eva Ullmann who sang Light On
Next up was professional wrestler Emani Prince, 22, of Fort Gaines, Georgia. He shared that his signature move was a chokehold where he would lift a guy high in the air and then simply punch him in the throat.
Emani performed All My Life by K-Ci & JoJo, but unfortunately none of the judges turned around. Emmanie cried and Gwen came over and hugged him. John told him he would have more opportunities.
“My team has a little more space than others, but I’m going to take my time and find the perfect members,” John said to the camera.
Zero Chairs: Pro wrestler Emani Prince, 22, from Fort Gaines, Georgia, performed K-Ci & JoJo All My Life, but unfortunately none of the judges turned around
Kayla von der Heide, 30, of Bisbee, Arizona, performed Jealous Guy. John and Gwen turned.
“We can be a really good partner,” Gwen said. “I would like to train you.”
“You’re a great singer,” John said.
Two chairs: Kayla von der Heide, 30, of Bisbee, Arizona, performed Jealous Guy and had John and Gwen turn around
Kayla chose Gwen.
“Kyla performed one of my favorite songs, but I decided not to interfere when I saw my wife push the button,” Blake said. “If there’s one thing about girls killing it, it’s that John’s not doing any better than me, and that makes me happy.”
Destiny Leigh performed A Song For You by Donny Hathaway. Gwen turned around and landed a Destiny for her team.
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“Gwen is going to kill,” Blake said. “She’s the one we have to try to beat.
Eric Who performed Billie Eilish’s song Bad Guy. Camila immediately turned her chair and took him to her team.
“We carry this season on our shoulders,” Camilla said.
The Voice returns next Monday on NBC.
Cool performance: Eric Who performed Billie Eilish’s Bad Guy and won a spot on Camilla’s team
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