‘The Voice’ Season 19: Ben Allen mesmerizes Blake Shelton during blind audition, fans declare him a 'winner’
Country Singer Ben Allen was one of the contestants in the blind auditions in Season 19 of ‘The Voice’, where he covered Books & Dunn's popular number, ‘Red Dirt Road.’ The 42-year-old singer from Florida, who shared his personal tragedy behind the scenes, managed to impress Blake Shelton just within a few seconds. Gwen Stefani was the second coach to press the red buzzer, followed by an equally interested John Legend.
The trio seemed absolutely mesmerized by Allen’s stellar performance. It would have been a 4-chair turnaround, however, Kelly Clarkson did not seem to be impressed with his singing skills. While praising Ben Allen, Gwen said, “Your voice on that song sounded like a record. It was so clear, strong and confident and I think, you have a lot of potential and I would love to work with you.” Even though Kelly did not turn around her red chair but she did say that Ben Allen might make it to the finale.
After Blake, John and Gwen tried convincing Ben to choose them, it was #TeamBlake who finally bagged the very talented singer. The Internet also loved his performance. One user said, “I do believe we have witnessed the first performance of this year's winner! I'm saying it now! Ben Allen is gonna be this year's voice winner!” Another expressed, “I think Blake has his winner for this season!!” One user said, “I think Ben Allen woke up the voice he is a winner coach.” Another added, “I'm not even a country music fan, but that first phrase of Ben Allen's audition was insane. One of the most authentic country performances ever on #TheVoice”
I do believe we have witnessed the first performance of this years winner! I'm saying it now! Ben allen is gonna be this years voice winner!— Darren Williams (@shadowchsr21) October 27, 2020
I think blake has his winner for this season!!— Michelle Frissora (@mfry2014) October 27, 2020
I'm not even a country music fan, but that first phrase of Ben Allen's audition was insane. One of the most authentic country performances ever on #TheVoice— Brian Alexander (@TheBrianAlex) October 27, 2020
Season 19 of ‘The Voice’ premiered on October 19, 2020. As of now, Team Legend has four contestants i.e. Tamara Jade, John Holiday, Cami Clune and Sid Kingsley. With the same number of artists, Team Blake consists of Ian Flanigan, Jim Ranger, Taryn Papa, Aaron Scott and Jus Jon. Team Kelly boasts maximum contestants as of now with Joseph Soul, Eli Zamora, Marisa Corvo, Madeline Consoer and Ryan Gallagher whereas Team Gwen got lucky with Lauran Frihauf, Payge Turner, Liam St. John, Chloe Hogan and the latest Ryan Berg.
The new season of ‘The Voice’ is being hosted by Carson Daly. Season 19 episodes will be aired on NBC. Fans can also catch the singing reality show on the official website of NBC and on their official app along with the network's new streaming service Peacock. Todd Tilghman was announced as the last season's winner from Team Blake at the age of 42 making him the oldest winner in the series history, a record previously held by Josh Kaufman.