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Why Reid Zingale’s “Magical" Voice Made Niall and Gwen Immediately Turn Their Chairs
Reid Zingale's performance of "July" by Noah Cyrus earned a Three-Chair Turn during The Voice Season 24 Blind Auditions.
Every season of The Voice, thousands of people walk into audition rooms all over the country and bare their souls for total strangers through music. Every step of the way, they don’t know if they’ll be asked to stay or told to leave.
It’s an incredibly vulnerable state to put yourself in, and that’s before they ever get to sing in front of the superstar Coaches. When that vulnerability shines through in the music, though, it can be magical.
Watch Reid Zingale's Blind Audition on The Voice Season 24, singing "July" by Noah Cyrus
Reid Zingale hit the stage for his Blind Audition wielding a guitar and cutting the silence with a gorgeous performance of Noah Cyrus’ “July.” It’s a sad song about unreturned love — about wanting to stay but knowing you should leave. From the first gentle notes, you can almost sense Zingale's power hiding underneath, waiting to come out.
Horan described the performance as “magical” and ended his plea for Zingale saying, “I just know my fans are going to love you.”
That may well be true, but the love isn’t reserved for just Horan's fans, which Stefani made clear.
“Hi, Reid. I’m Gwen,” Stefani began, like an old friend. "...There are certain people on the show that we fall in love with as Artists...I would listen to you [on the radio]. I think you’re really great, and I would love to coach you.”
“Reid is one to watch," Horan said. "I always say I’m listening out for voices with character, some uniqueness, believability, Reid’s got all that in abundance.”