First South African Singer On The Voice Impresses Judges

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Published on March 18, 2019 - Duration: 00:41s

First South African Singer On The Voice Impresses Judges

South Africa is making an impact on The Voice.

According to Channel24, singer Selkii is the first South African to appear on the show in their 16 season run.

Her recent blind audition caught the attention of Adam Levine and Blake Shelton.

Selkii, whose real name is Jess Yallup, impressed the judges with her version of "I Try," by Macy Gray.

Selkii went with Blake!

She revealed her choice on Instagram.

She explained, "It’s Blake I chose Blake!!!!!

Soooo soooo blessed and grateful to have all the support I have Thank you everyone!" This is not her first time in the reality TV world.

In 2010, Selkii made it to the Top 7 in Idols South Africa season 6.


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