Bowing out. After impressing the coaches — and the viewers at residence — Alex Whalen, Cody Ray Raymond and extra contestants on The Voice have exited the competitors sequence through the years.
In October 2018, Raymond was the primary singer to abruptly go away the NBC hit since its premiere in 2011. The Oregon native — who appeared on the fifteenth season of the present — withdrew from the competition earlier than the knockout spherical on account of “private issues.”
“To all my supporters and new followers, thanks for the love with my journey up to now, however on account of private issues, I’ve needed to convey my Voice chapter to an finish,” the Cody Ray & the New Favorites frontman announced via social media on the time. “I’m okay, my household’s okay, and keep tuned for brand spanking new music coming. Sending love again.”
Raymond wowed judges Kelly Clarkson and Jennifer Hudson along with his rendition of “Born Beneath a Unhealthy Signal” throughout his audition.
“I’ve been via rather a lot,” the Air Force veteran informed the coaches of his tune selection. “I spent a 12 months on the North Pole on my own within the army to taking part in on the streets of Seattle for meals. It was like second nature to sing that tune.”
With a selection between the “Since You Been Gone” singer and the Dreamgirls actress, Raymond in the end selected to go along with Clarkson as his mentor for the season.
5 years after the present’s first exit, Whalen left the 23rd season of the competitors present on account of “private causes.”
In the course of the April 2023 episode, host Carson Daly revealed that the U.Ok. rocker wouldn’t be dealing with off in opposition to his teammate Neil Salsich for the Battle Rounds. Each Whalen and Salsich joined Blake Shelton‘s crew for his final season on the singing competitors. The nation music star later defined the acoustic musician’s departure.
“Alex had private causes that he needed to bow out of the competitors,” he shared on the April 2023 episode. “It’s by no means straightforward to see artists going residence, however Neil has a ton of charisma. He did a terrific job in the present day.”
Whereas praising the Mighty Pines frontman for his solo efficiency, Shelton additionally made a dig at his former costar, Adam Levine, who left the show in 2019.
“I informed [Neil] backstage, in the event you lose this Battle, will probably be the worst fail in historical past. I imply, like, Adam Levine-levels of failure,” the “Boys Spherical Right here” singer quipped.
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