Five Years Ago Today, Danielle Bradbery Won “The Voice”

At only sixteen years old, Danielle Bradbery became the winner of season 4 of NBC‘s The Voice. Her victory marked the third consecutive win for coach Blake Shelton and the second in a row for the country music genre (Cassadee Pope, season 3).

Bradbery first walked into our lives in March 2013 when she performed Taylor Swift‘s “Mean” for her blind audition. She got three chairs to turn (Shelton, Adam Levine, and Usher), but the Texas girl ultimately chose Shelton has her coach. From that point, Bradbery never looked back, sticking to her roots and performing country song week after week. The plan of attack worked for her and her coach, as they safely made it through the entire process, even scoring five Top 10 hits on the iTunes chart.

On this date in 2013, Bradbery was crowned the winner of The Voice, becoming the youngest winner of the show (until season 14 when Brynn Cartelli won the show at age fifteen).

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Since leaving the television stage, Bradbery signed to Big Machine and released two albums: her debut, self-titled effort in 2013 and her 2017 sophomore offering, I Don’t Believe We’ve Met. Over the course of five years, fans have seen Bradbery blossom from a young, new artist to an old soul filled with wisdom and life lessons. Accordingly, her music has perfectly represented the growth and maturity she has exhibited in the last several years.

As Bradbery has continued to hone her crafts of singing and songwriting, she has also continued to capture the hearts of new fans, while likewise maintaining the supportive fan base she built on the show.

Watch Danielle Bradbery’s The Voice blind audition above, and then check out her newest music video for “Worth It” below.

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