WATCH: Fil-Am Teen Impresses THE VOICE Judges With Powerful Performance
A young Filipino-American contestant in the latest season of The Voice U.S. stole the show with a spellbinding performance of a Bruno Mars hit, "Runaway Baby," during the blind auditions.
Anatalia Villaranda, a 16-year-old full-blooded Filipina born in America, got all four chairs to turn for her. Alicia Keys, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Adam Levine all made convincing pitches to get the Pinay to join their team, but Anatalia picked the "Girl On Fire" songstress as her coach.
"This is more than just a voice," said Alicia beforehand. "This is an artist who is unafraid to express yourself. I would like you to look in your heart and see how important it is for you to be on my team." Watch Anatalia's perfromance below:
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On Twitter, Alicia called Anatalia as "the real deal" while welcoming her into the team. The 36-year-old musician also retweeted her artist's audition video and made a forecast about this season "going to be so good."
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