The Voice live shows are in full affect and contestant Chevel Shepard did not come to dissapoint! Here’s five facts to know about the pint-sized powerhouse.
1.Chevel is still in high school.
The 16 year old junior attends Farmington High School in New Mexico. The Little White Church singer may have a New Mexico background, but is getting acquainted with her new Los Angeles digs.
2. Chevel’s audition song was by The Band Perry.
The rising country star performed If I die Young and wowed America with her soulful pipes. This girl can SANG!
3. The 16 year old shares a birthday with a Voice coach.
Who you ask? Non other than Mr. Blake Shelton. They should totally do a double birthday, June 18th is cake day for this country duo!
4. Chevel has country roots.
At the tender age of two Chevel began to sing, learning Before He Cheats by Carrie Underwood and Fly Away by Tim McGraw as her first ballads. Keeping it all in the family Chevel reveals that her mother and sister are also singers. Rodeos were the perfect platform for this young singer to showcase her talents!
5. American Idol was her dream.
Carrie Underwood is one of Shepherds favorite artists, so its only natural that she wanted to get her start where her idol did. The invention of The Voice was just another amazing platform and chance to get her amazing voice out there. Cupid’s Got A Shotgun is Chevel’s fav Underwood song to belt out (I hope we get to see her perform it this season)
Do you think Chevel has what it takes to reign as The Voice queen? Tune in to The Voice every Monday and Tuesday nights to see how it all plays out. Don’t forget to vote!!