'The Voice''s Top 12 Make Some Noise | EW.com


'The Voice''s Top 12 Make Some Noise

They survived the blind auditions and they duked it out through the battles and knockouts, and now that the season 5 finalists have won over coaches Adam, Blake, CeeLo, and Christina, they're ready to face their biggest judge: America; meet ''The Voice'''s top 12 contestants (by the time you read this, two of these hopefuls will be gone)

Team Adam
Tessanne Chin
Age 29
On Adam “He’s quite ADD, but in the sweetest way.”
On Performing ”Many Rivers to Cross” After singing backup for Jimmy Cliff, who would have thought “I’d be standing on such a big stage paying homage to him”?
Go-To Karaoke Song “Simply the Best” by Tina Turner

Will Champlin
Age 30
On His Inspirations “The sound I’m coming up with is similar to Imagine Dragons or the Black Keys.”
On Twitter Followers “If they shoot me some love, the least I can do is shoot some back.”
Go-To Karaoke Song “Higher Ground” by Stevie Wonder

James Wolpert
Age 22
On Adam “He’s way too cool for me!”
His Dream Performance “Cole [Vosbury] and I do a mean cover of ‘Who Wants to Live Forever’ by Queen. I’d love to do that on the show if they’d ever let us.”
Go-To Karaoke Song Anything by Queen

Team Blake
Cole Vosbury
Age 22
On Blake “He’s a great guy — there’s no act with Blake Shelton.”
On Being Saved by America “I’m shocked! I almost passed out with relief on stage when they called my name!”
Go-To Karaoke Song Anything by Journey or the Eagles

Ray Boudreaux
Age 25
On Blake “He’s a straight shooter with a potty mouth.”
His Favorite Cover “Madonna’s ‘Like a Virgin.’ I sang it in falsetto from start to finish. It was so fun, but you’ll never see me do it again.”
Go-To Karaoke Song “Let’s Get It On” by Marvin Gaye

Austin Jenckes
Age 25
On Blake “He knows how to be present in the moment — and with his busy life, I don’t know how he does it.”
On Sitting in the Coaches’ Chairs “They’re so futuristic. I felt like I should put on a space helmet.”
Go-To Karaoke Song “Simple Man” by Lynyrd Skynyrd