OLIVIA LAWSON - THE VOICE
Previous Open Mic UK contestant Olivia Lawson now takes on The Voice.
Olivia Lawson – The Voice: Previous Open Mic UK contestant Olivia Lawson has not only impressed the Open Mic UK music industry judges, she now has wowed coaches in the initial blind audition stages of BBC’s The Voice.
OLIVIA LAWSON ON THE VOICE
17-year-old Olivia Lawson reached the North East England Area Final of Open Mic UK’s 2014 singing competition, where she performed her own version of “We Don’t Have to Take Our Clothes Off” by Jermaine Stewart at Dewsbury Town Hall.
The Area Final was judged by music industry specialists, which included professional vocal coaches, recording studios representatives and music management companies. The judge’s feedback of Olivia Lawson’s performance was; “You’re unique with a great image. We liked that you made the song your own and your quirky style of singing.”
Check out Olivia Lawson’s Open Mic UK Area Final footage below.
SUCCESS FOR OLIVIA LAWSON ON BBC’S THE VOICE
Olivia Lawson wowed The Voice coaches at the blind auditions with her rendition of Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” and was snapped up by mentor Rita Ora.
New mentor Rita Ora hit her button just as Olivia was getting into her stride with the first chorus and by the time she’d sang her last note there was only Sir Tom Jones who hadn’t spun round to fight for her.
This left Olivia with a tricky choice, but ultimately she chose Rita Ora saying, “She’s still young herself and she writes a lot of her own material so I think she’ll be really good for me.”
Olivia will now be battling it out on The Voice live shows to hopefully succeed through the competition. We look forward to seeing how well she does and wish her the best of luck!
OLIVIA LAWSON - THE VOICE
Check out some helpful advice tips below which helped Olivia Lawson improve through the Open Mic UK competition:
For your chance to perform on stage in front of music industry judges, enter music competition Open Mic UK 2015 now!
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