Mia Hailey is simply 13 years old, however her efficiency throughout the blind auditions on “The Voice” prompted coaches Kelly Clarkson and Ariana Grande to show round of their chairs.
Hailey carried out “You Broke Me First” by Tate McRae. Although Grande took her time turning round, she mouthed the phrase “stunning” and “wow” throughout the efficiency. When she noticed that Clarkson had rotated, she turned visibly torn about what to do. She in the end hit her buzzer and rotated for Hailey.
Grande advised Hailey that she might say she was younger however did not suppose she was “that younger.” Hailey determined to hitch Team Ariana. Watch her efficiency beneath.
Hailey Was Born With a Rare Eye Condition
Hailey was born with an eye fixed situation known as double elevator palsy. Her mom defined that “mainly means the mind begins to register that eye as a non-working eye and slowly the imaginative and prescient simply type of begins going away.”
Hailey had surgical procedure at simply 7 years old, but it surely went effectively. She says she has regained most of her imaginative and prescient again. According to PubMed, double elevator palsy is a uncommon scientific dysfunction.
Is Hailey the Youngest Ever Contestant on ‘The Voice?’
Hailey is definitely not the primary 13-year-old contestant to seem on “The Voice.” During season 15, 13-year-old Kennedy Holmes obtained all 4 coaches to show round of their chairs throughout her efficiency of “Turning Tables” by Adele.
She joined Jennifer Hudson’s staff and got here in fourth place general. Contestants should be not less than 13 years of age to compete on “The Voice.”
What Is Kennedy Holmes Doing Now?
Now 16 years old, Holmes continues to be in highschool. “The Voice” finalist just lately shared an Instagram video of her college volleyball match.
“We received your entire match for the primary time EVER!!!,” she wrote. Holmes continues to be performing as effectively. In June, she sang the National Anthem on the U.S. Olympic Team Trials.
“Tonight was nothing in need of superb! Got an opportunity to sing the National Anthem but additionally noticed my [email protected]@jordanchiles do their factor…They didn’t disappoint!!,” Holes wrote on Instagram.
New episodes of “The Voice” air Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. Eastern time on NBC.