The Top 20 Voice Contestants: Part One

 

Usher and Shakira reunite with Adam and Blake for "The Voice: Season Six." (Photo property of NBC)

Usher and Shakira reunite with Adam and Blake for “The Voice: Season Six.” (Photo property of NBC)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com

I cannot believe The Voice starts another season this Monday!

While I am ecstatic to see Adam and Blake reunite with Usher and Shakira, I cannot wait to hear the new talent that will take part in the Season Six Blind Auditions!

I hope that these new contestants would bring the vocal firepower, charisma and showmanship like their predecessors.

Without further ado…here are the first 10 Voice alums that have made a huge impact on the show.

Tony Vincent performs on the Voice

Tony Vincent’s superb cover of “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” remains one of the best performances from Season Two. (Photo property of NBC)

 

20. Tony Vincent, Season Two

Tony Vincent was one of the best rockers that this show has ever seen.  From his impeccable Blind Audition to his final intense cover of “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This),” no male rocker has come close to capturing the firepower and intensity of Tony’s artistry.

19. Donna Allen, Season Five

While Donna Allen only graced the show for only the Blind Auditions and the Battle Rounds, her vocal performances on “You Are So Beautiful” and “Next to Me” showcased why she has a timeless voice.

 

Kat Robichaud's fiery cover of "You Oughta Know" landed her in the Live Rounds of "The Voice: Season Five." (Photo property of NBC)

Kat Robichaud’s fiery cover of “You Oughta Know” landed her in the Live Rounds of “The Voice: Season Five.” (Photo property of NBC)

18. Kat Robichaud, Season Five

Kat Robichaud’s raspy vocals and show-stopping performances brought excitement to The Voice’s fifth season! Her Blind Audition and covers of “You Oughta Know” and “Sail” were some of her best performances.

17. Tony Lucca, Season Two

The minute that Tony sang “Trouble,” I knew that there was something about him that made him special.  Despite Christina’s attempts to bring him down during the Live Rounds of Season Two,  Tony delivered consistent performances like “Baby One More Time” and “Harder to Breathe” that made America fall in love with him.

16. Cody Belew, Season Three

The only artists that I ever saw sass from on Reality TV shows were Adam Lambert and Daniel Joseph Baker.  When Cody Belew first sang “Hard to Handle,” I loved his energy and how he grew throughout the season.  In addition, his “Crazy in Love” performance showed that he has a future in the industry.

 

Nicholas David's "Lean on Me" gave audience members chills and made his coach, CeeLo Green, emotional. (Photo property of NBC)

Nicholas David’s “Lean on Me” gave audience members chills and made his coach, CeeLo Green, emotional. (Photo property of NBC)

15. Nicholas David, Season Three

Nicholas David’s “Stand by Me” perfectly showcased why the St. Paul native was crowned the third season’s resident blue-eyed soul man. His covers of “Lean on Me” and “What’s Goin’ On” made everyone think of life’s bigger picture and how we could help people less fortunate than ourselves.

14. Jeff Jenkins, Season One

Jeff Jenkins was the show’s first country artist that I enjoyed listening to.  He was the perfect storyteller and his covers of “Bless the Broken Road,” “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me” and “Jesus Take the Wheel” gave audience members chills.

 

Currently, Matthew Schuler holds the record for the fastest four chair turn in "Voice" history. (Photo property of NBC)

Currently, Matthew Schuler holds the record for the fastest four chair turn in “Voice” history. (Photo property of NBC)

13. Matthew Schuler, Season Five

Nine seconds! That is how long it took Matthew Schuler to convince all four judges that he belonged in the competition.  From his electrifying cover of “Cough Syrup” to  his show-stopping performances of “Wrecking Ball” and “Hallelujah,” Matthew Schuler became one of Team Christina’s premiere male vocalists and gathered a huge fan following.

12. Jamar Rogers, Season Two

Three seasons before Matthew stormed the stage, Team CeeLo’s Jamar Rogers blazed a trail for both alternative and Indie rockers to appear on the show! His versions of “Seven Nation Army,” “Are You Gonna Go My Way” and “It’s My Life” remain some of the cornerstone performances from the show’s sophomore season.

 

Michelle Chamuel's impressive performances made a fan-favorite contestant during "The Voice: Season Four." (Photo property of NBC)

Michelle Chamuel’s impressive performances made a fan-favorite contestant during “The Voice: Season Four.” (Photo property of NBC)

11. Michelle Chamuel, Season Four

Team Usher’s Season Four finalist wraps up day one of the countdown. Her undeniable voice and stage presence made her a fan-favorite contestant since she covered “I Kissed A Girl.”  But it was her renditions of “True Colors,” “Grenade” and “Time After Time” that put her in the show’s Hall of Fame.

Come back tomorrow to learn about the Top 10!

I do not own the clips that are sprinkled throughout this article. They belong to NBC and Mark Burnett Productions.

 

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