Four very different artists have made it to this season’s finale of The Voice – a farm boy from a small town, a young powerhouse vocalist, a father from the festival circuit, and a singer trying to make it as a solo act after spending years in a duo. Learn more about the artists who have made it to the finale with help from coaches Pharrell Williams, Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, and Christina Aguilera!
Hometown: Fultonville, N.Y.
Standout performance: “Imagine” by John Lennon, the judges all loved Fredericks’ ease and recovery after his voice faded out!
Favorite artist: Ray LaMontagne
Favorite song: "I could not pick a favorite song!,” the homeschooled high schooler told Us.
Favorite hometown food: Anything fresh from his farm. “I am very, very spoiled from being on the farm!”
Favorite TV show: Game of Thrones, “I definitely think the books are better than the show,” he added. "There’s so much more detail!”
Hometown: Abbeville, LA
Standout performance: “Make It Rain” by Foy Vance, Hawthorne received a standing ovation from all four judges and competing coach Aguilera called this her “best performance yet.”
Favorite artists: Christian music groups Bethel and Hillsong, Beyonce, Bruno Mars, and (of course!) coach Pharrell Williams
Favorite song: “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars, “I dance to that song every time it comes on!” the singer revealed.
Favorite hometown food: Crawfish, fried chicken, and spaghetti casserole
Favorite TV show: Vampire Diaries, “I can be the new Elena!” she offered. "Stefan, we’re going to get back together, then we’re going to break up and I’m going to get with Damon!”
Hometown: New Orleans, LA
Standout performance: “Amazing Grace,” Linsey described this performance,which she dedicated to her mom, as “sentimental.”
Favorite artists: Sam Smith and Miranda Lambert, “Oh, [coach Shelton] knows of my obsession and love for Miranda!”
Favorite TV show: Nashville, “A lot of it is very authentic. I DVR it and everything!” the Nashville-inhabitant of 11 years tells Us.
Favorite place: Hot yoga, “I like to sweat; I'm weird!”
Hidden talent: "I do play the tambourine and that is not easy, let me tell you!” Linsey boasted.
Hometown: Traverse City, MI
Standout performance: “Fields of Gold” by Sting, one week after landing in the bottom three, this performance landed Davis on the top of the iTunes charts!
Favorite artist: Tom Waits
Favorite song: “Come On Up to the House” by Tom Waits
Favorite place: Michigan, because “it’s absolutely gorgeous. Driving up the coast, finding places to camp and hike, that’s where it’s at for me.”
Secret talents: Juggling and magic, “My daughter is getting to the point where she’s like, ‘Come on, Dad!’ She’s 9,” the father of two noted.
Watch The Voice season 8 final performances on Monday, May 18 at 8 p.m. on NBC and vote for your favorite artist!
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