The Voice Season 8 Recap: Second Blind Auditions Night

By April Lara | 3 years ago
The Voice Season 8 Recap: Second Blind Auditions Night
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The second blind auditions night of “The Voice” Season 8 has left one coach who have yet to recruit singers on his team – Adam Levine. The one-time champion had a difficult time recruiting singers but luckily, he was able to get some for his team to get started. Read below for the full recap.

Anthony Riley, a 27-year old who disturbed the streets of Philadelphia by singing and got arrested wowed us with James Brown’s “I Got You (I Feel Good).” The four coaches turned their chairs around but he chose Pharell’s team in the end.

A 26-year old former art student from Seattle, Gabriel Wolfchild sang Bob DylaN’s “Don’t Think Twice It’s All Right.” He has an indie voice going that managed to make three coaches turn their seats: Adam, Blake and Christina. She chose Team Christina.

Brooke Adee, a 16-year old from Tampa, Florida who was a transplant due to her mom’s lupus has a very mature voice that doesn’t match her age at all. She performed Bon Iver’s “Skinny Love” and has Adam and Blake’s chairs turn around for her. In the end, she chose Team Blake.

From Studio City, California, 18-year-old Dylan Dunlap tried too hard with Jason Derulo’s “Talk Dirty” and didn’t turn chairs around.

Toya Boyd-Cannon from New Orleans is a 35-year old leader of a men’s prison choir. He used Pharell’s “Happy” for his audition managed to turn three chairs around and went for Adam’s team. Finally, a singer on his team!

With a musical background, Joe Tolo of Sacramento performed Bee Gees’ “To Love Somebody.” His performance made Christina sing with him and Blake’s chair turned around to face him. In the end, he went for Christina’s team.

Drew parker of Covington is a small-town church singer and has a lovely voice. However, he didn’t turn a single chair with his rendition of “Working Man Blues” by Merle Haggard.

Mia Z, a 15-year old girl from Pittsburgh almost lost it. It was until Blake and Pharell turned for her in her version of B.B King’s “The Thrill Is Gone.” In the end, she chose to be in Pharell’s team.

Blaze Johnson from Columbus, Ohio is a big guy with a big voice. He sang “How To Save a Life” by The Fray and had Blake and Adam’s chairs turn around for him. Adam got a second singer for his team with Blaze.

Deanna Johnson of Hazlehurst, an 18-year old former rodeo singer. She got rejected in season 5 went for another try with Kodaline’s “All I Want.” All four coaches turned around to face her after a while she chose to be in Adam’s team.

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April Lara has a degree in Journalism and Professional Culinary Arts. She started a career in Journalism in 2009 and has been part of MNG since March 2015.