Written by Giavanna Foster
Jej Vinson sang one of Drake’s most popular songs. Today, this emotional performance landed #12 on YouTube Trending. Here’s the scoop:
Jej Vinson, a native of the Philippines, is featured on The Voice‘s sixteenth season. While Vinson sang Drake’s “Passionfruit”, his family and friends supported him backstage. All coaches were taken aback by Vinson’s soulful rendition of the Drake hit. They agreed that Vinson deserved the four-chair turn. Also, Blake Shelton predicted that Vinson could possibly win the show.
Today, Vinson’s cover of “Passionfruit” by Drake landed #12 on YouTube Trending. His performance on The Voice has 1.1M YouTube views.
Kelly Clarkson was in awe after listening to Jej Vinson’s vocals. She gave Vinson a hug after his performance to show her support. Also, Clarkson disagreed with Levine’s comment about Vinson’s ‘surgically placed’ runs.
“I can win this show with you. You’re incredible, man. I turned around, and I was like ‘What?’ Like, and it was so effortless…
He was saying your runs are surgical… But they’re not.
They’ve got finesse,” Clarkson responded.
After Jej Vinson received a four-chair turn, he chose to join Team Kelly. NBC’s The Voice airs at 8/7c on Mondays and Tuesdays. Stay tuned.