The soft guitar playing alongside her sparkling voice was enough to bring Blake Shelton close to tears as he watched one of his proteges wow America with this unforgettable song.
Lauren Duski is one of the foremost contenders on this season of NBC’s hit singing competition, The Voice, and nobody knows that more than her coach. Making it all the way into the live rounds with Shelton coaching her all along the way, Duski delivered one of the best performances you’re likely to see this year.
The Voice’s Lauren Duski Is the ‘Missing Piece in Country Music Right Now’ According to Blake Shelton https://t.co/Xta7Qqtffu pic.twitter.com/g65uqLADL8
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The most recent episode featured country superstar and newly-appointed ‘Voice’ advisor, Shania Twain, who doted on Duski, saying that her song choice was “perfect” and noted her “true and honest spirit” that was present throughout her practice sessions.
See Blake Shelton's endearing "The Dance" duet with #TheVoice hopeful Lauren Duski https://t.co/UHteCMU5o9 pic.twitter.com/8SF6XGT0ri
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The song, “Lord, I Hope This Day is Good” is a timelessly spiritual track that has been recorded and released by multiple artists over the years – most notably, by Lee Ann Womack on her album I Hope You Dance.
Aliyah Moulden, Lauren Duski, Chris Blue & Jesse Larson aka the final four on season 12 of The Voice (via NBC). pic.twitter.com/1EFGYbgbiU
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Throughout this performance, you can feel the singer’s emotion and purity wash over the crowd in each verse that she belts out. While many people have been stunned and impressed with Duski’s performance this season, will it be enough to keep her from going home?
Watch Duski’s full performance below and if you want her to stay, make sure you vote!