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This 'Voice' Contestant's Unique Take On 'Hotline Bling' Had The Coaches Fighting Over Her

"You are one of the best singers I have ever heard in my life."

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You've never heard "Hotline Bling" like Christiana Danielle sings it. The 22-year-old put her own unique spin on Drake's hit during her blind audition for The Voice. The jazzy rendition, which showed off Danielle's style and talent, made coach Adam Levine turn around after just one line.

Kelly Clarkson and Alicia Keys followed soon after, and all three coaches made their impassioned case to have Danielle on their team. "You are one of the best singers I have ever heard in my life," Levine told her, while Clarkson told her she "could win this show," adding that she turned the hit into "a way cooler song."


Keys called Danielle's performance "exciting for music," making some pretty cool comparisons. "I feel like you just brought Ella Fitzgerald in with you through Drake," she said. "Drake just got blessed. You just blessed Drake!"

As if Danielle's talent weren't amazing enough, she also has an inspiring story. According to her show bio, surgery for a throat virus threatened her future with music. "Vowing to recover, Christiana miraculously regained her voice and devoted her life to giving back through music," the profile reads. She has a degree in sociology and "strives to bring awareness to mental health issues and the power of music to underserved communities."

Find out which coach Danielle picked below:


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