Name: Debbie Aramide
Song: Love Is A Losing Game - Amy Winehouse
The full-time songwriter and backing vocalist quit her job as a paralegal two years ago so she could focus all her attention on music. She has written for artists like Leona Lewis and Pitbull and performed backing vocals on TV, but now she wants to take centre stage herself. Debbie is clearly not afraid of hard work, hopefully our Coaches will be impressed!
Name: Kalon Rae
Song: Only You - Yazoo
This sassy Londoner - originally from Italy - says he has been singing literally since he was born. Growing up he used to put on shows for his family, and now runs a company offering singing classes for the LGBTQ community. He also teaches a masterclass on how to sing like Beyonce! He would love for his music to reach as many people as possible and says: “I want to conquer the world!”
Name: Harri Oakland
Song: Say You Won’t Let Go - James Arthur
Teen heartthrob Harri is putting all his energy into chasing his dreams of pop-superstardom. This formerly aspiring footballer has been uploading videos of himself singing for years, and has built quite a following on social media.
Song: Kiss Me - Sixpence None The Richer
Tired of the nine to five, Nandi wants to pursue her lifelong dream of musical success. Nandi sang at university and in open mic nights around London, and even recorded backing vocals for Maverick Sabre in 2013. She said the experience massively boosted her confidence. She is now hoping to wow our coaches!
Name: Scarlett Quigley
Song: Phantom of the Opera: Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again
The 20 year-old has been in love with classical music ever since she saw Phantom of the Opera as a child. Scarlett works for her grandmother at a bed and breakfast, but as well as being her boss she is also her best friend! Her biggest dream is to sing with Andrea Bocelli; could the Coaches bring her one step closer?
Name: Tesni Jones
Team: J Hud
Song: Highway To Hell by AC/DC
This former Disney cruise ship singer is ready to leave the high-seas behind and sail off into superstardom. Now a full-time mum, Tesni is hoping to chase her musical dreams again. No stranger to the spotlight, she has previously been in two girlbands and even had a No.1 hit in Holland. She would love to surprise her parents by getting a turn and winning a recording contract. This Welsh girl once sang at a concert to celebrate at Sir Tom’s birthday.
Name: Jilly Riley
Song: All Right Now by Free
Yorkshire rose Jilly is a songwriter, mum and activist and dreams of her music being heard. Coming from an old mining village she used to work cleaning toilets in a factory. It was here she wrote her first album on a roll of toilet paper! In the end she left to concentrate on music. She’s now hoping to make her 14 year old daughter proud on The Voice UK Stage.
Name: Courtney O’Neil
Song: When You Say Nothing At All by Keith Whitley
Country singer Courtney is ready to bring a whole new flavour to The Voice UK stage. She is very inspired by her dad and uncle, who are both singers and sometimes they gig together down the local. Courtney lives in a busy home of six, shares a bedroom with her sister and describes it as the mad house! Music is her passion though, as she dedicates all her weekends to gigging and trying to get her name out there.