Team Blake Shelton Recruits Traditional Country Singer Hannah Kay During “The Voice” Blind Auditions— “She is the Real Deal”


The blind auditions of “The Voice” are in full swing and coaches Kelly Clarkson, Adam Levine, John Legend and Blake Shelton, are building their teams with superstar precision.

Tuesday night (Feb. 26), Team Blake scored country cutie, Hannah Kay, after her performance of Loretta Lynn’s “Coal Miner’s Daughter.” In true Loretta fashion, Hannah Kay, hit the stage in pink fringe belting out the traditional country tune.

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Hanna was barely through the first verse, when Blake slammed on his button, turning his chair around. He was immediately followed by Kelly Clarkson, who slammed her fist on her button. While Adam and John, did not turn their chairs around, it was probably because they knew the Texas native would go to Blake for a country career.

“I get why you’re probably inclined to go to Blake’s team. I get that he’s on country radio. But I will say I dabble in country music, we have the same manager, I have connections. I’d be happy to work with you but I understand if you don’t pick me,” Kelly said.

Hey I grew up singing ‘Since You Been Gone,” Hannah Kay said. And just when Kelly thought she had a chance, Hannah Kay took a turn. “But, I have had a crush on Blake since I was six.” Uh-Oh.

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Blake took a moment to praise the young contestant and revealed she had a future in country music. “You can be the one that gets those kind of records back in the main stream and have a huge career in country music,” Blake said. “I think you’re incredible. She is the real deal and I worship that about you Hannah.”

With that, Hannah Kay became a part of Team Blake.