The Voice Season 8: Meet Your Finalists!

The Voice Season 8 Finalists: Meet the Top 4 Artists
Learn more about The Voice season 8 top 4 artists as they compete for the title! Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

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!

Sawyer Fredericks
Team Pharrell
Age: 16
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!”

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Koryn Hawthorne
Team Pharrell
Age: 17
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!”

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Meghan Linsey
Team Blake
Age: 28
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.

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Joshua Davis
Team Adam
Age: 37
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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