Written by Giavanna Foster
Last night, NBC’s The Voice aired Hunter Plake’s “Elastic Heart” performance. Today, Hunter’s “Elastic Heart” cover is in the top 15 of iTunes’s pop charts. He also landed in the top 20 of YouTube’s trending list. Here’s the scoop:
Hunter Plake sang his rendition of “Elastic Heart” by Sia during The Voice‘s live playoffs. Today, this video landed the #17 and #18 positions on YouTube’s trending list. At #46, it remains in the top 50 of on YouTube’s trending list. Also, Hunter’s performance has over 423,000 YouTube views. In less than 24 hours, this viral video is approaching 500,000 YouTube views.
Hunter Plake’s “Elastic Heart” cover is #15 on the iTunes pop charts. Today, he is listed in the top 15 with Bruno Mars and Lady Gaga. Also, Hunter Plake’s “I Want to Know What Love Is” cover is #24 on the iTunes pop charts. Hunter Plake, Ed Sheeran, and Shawn Mendes are listed in this order on today’s pop charts. Hunter is featured in iTunes’s trending searches list.
After Hunter Plake was informed of this news, he tweeted his reaction:
Hunter’s signature sound shined during this performance. His original alternative style is radio-friendly and similar to Coldplay. Hunter Plake sang every note with emotional depth. Hunter created the live atmosphere of a concert with his technicality and stage presence. Onstage, Hunter Plake consistently shines as a true artist.
Hunter Plake’s “Dancing on My Own” duet also made YouTube’s trending list. This cover was featured in the top 10 of iTunes. Read our coverage here.
On The Voice, Hunter Plake advanced to season 12’s top 12. He was saved from elimination with the public vote. Click here to see the Team Gwen elimination clip.
After Hunter was saved from elimination, he thanked his fans:
NBC’s The Voice airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8/ 7c. Stay tuned.
Click here to read Hunter Plake’s feature article in People Music.