'The Voice' coaches select eight more artists for their fourth-season teams
By Elizabeth Kwiatkowski, 04/03/2013
The Voice coaches selected eight more solo artists for their fourth-season teams during Tuesday night's episode of the NBC reality singing competition's new edition.
The Voice's musician coaches Shakira, Usher, Adam Levine, and Blake Shelton continued to build their teams during the fourth episode of the initial "blind auditions" phase of the competition.
Adam selected Agina Alvarez from Burbank, CA, and Patrick Dodd from Memphis, TN.
Usher chose Audrey Karrasch from Charlotte, NC, and Orlando Dixon from Colmar Manor, MD.
Shakira picked team members Brandon Roush from Somerset, KY, and C. Perkins from New Orleans, LA.
Blake opted to have Savannah Berry from Missouri City, TX, and Trevor Davis from San Diego, CA, on his team.
The eight The Voice artists join the 11 acts who secured a spot in the competition on Monday night and the 13 acts who were previously selected during last week's firsttwo audition episodes.
Below are NBC's full descriptions of each of the singers selected during The Voice's fourth fourth-season episode:
- Agina Alvarez
Agina is a native Southern Californian and has been singing since she was three-years-old. She has a deep appreciation for passionate music, which she incorporates into her soul/pop/R&B/Latin style.
- Patrick Dodd
A guitar-playing singer/songwriter, Patrick's heart is in blues/soul/rock music which he performs more than 300 nights a year on the famed Beale Street in Memphis. He stays grounded by spending time with his wife and three daughters and considers himself a health and fitness nut. Patrick is a huge fan of Marc Broussard, Stevie Wonder and the Allman Brothers.
- Audrey Karrasch
A Nevada native, but now living in North Carolina, Audrey left a career in modeling to pursue music. She comes from a large family who are her biggest supporters -- she has five brothers and one sister -- and credits her mom with motivating her to start singing. Audrey describes her music as alternative/pop and is a fan of artists like Lana del Rey and Jessie J.
- Orlando Dixon
A graduate of Berklee College of Music, Orlando hopes to find success with his music so he can give back and provide for his family. Singing pop, soul and R&B music, he enjoys the sounds of Stevie Wonder, Miguel, Frank Ocean, and Prince. He also plays the piano, enjoys reading and has nine tattoos.
- Brandon Roush
Brandon is a 19-year-old blues and rock singer from Kentucky who has been singing since he was a child. He incorporates beatbox, harmonica and keyboards into his signature style, and Brandon is a big fan of Joe Cocker, Tracy Chapman and Ray LaMontagne. He is currently a sophomore in college and also works with children with psychological and behavioral problems.
- C. Perkins
C, short for Craig, has been singing since he was four-years-old. Growing up in New Orleans, he is an R&B artist who was inspired to start singing by hearing Usher's music. He is also a big fan of Chris Brown and Ne-Yo, and considers himself the funny, outspoken and fashionable one in the group.
- Savannah Berry
Although motivated as a little girl to sing by watching her grandmother perform, Savannah has only been singing professionally for five years. A high-school senior, Savannah has a dedicated YouTube following of more than 3.5 million views for her music videos. She admires Reba McEntire and Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland, with whom she once shared the stage. In addition to playing the guitar, Savannah also enjoys baking and finding inspiration on Pinterest.
- Trevor Davis
A native of San Diego, Trevor grew up listening to gospel choirs that sparked his interest in singing. He is a fan of Michael Jackson, Gavin DeGraw and Train. And if he didn't have a career as a musician, he would love to pursue a career as an architect and enjoys making furniture as a hobby.