Blake Shelton Picks Idahoan for The Voice
Country Music Star Blake Shelton made a shrewd move Monday night picking Ellie Mae Millenkamp from Jerome, Idaho. The Idahoan was brought to tears when Shelton turned his chair picking her for his team.Shelton was not the only one impressed with her performance. Fellow Voice Judge Kelly Clarkson said, "I think you're really great. I love your song selection, I like your tone and you have the best coach."
The 21 year old performer listened as one Shelton explained why she's on Team Blake. "We're suppose to hear someone we like and coach them and I heard enough. I wanted you on my team. Welcome to Team Blake."
You can follow Ellie Mae on her Facebook Site by clicking here. The winner of the voice receives 100,000. Blake Shelton has been the shows most successful coach. Last season, he had three members of his team in the finale. However, Voice Coach John Legend coached the winner.
The song that won her a spot on The Voice was Merry Go Round by Kacey Musgraves. You can hear her version of the song here.
The Voice has been airing on NBC Television since 2011. It airs twice a year and features four celebrity/music coaches who pick their teams and compete against each other.
This year's judges are: Kelly Clarkson, Gwen Stephani, John Legend, and Blake Shelton.