Channel24.co.za | South African singer a surprise hit on The Voice US

Cape Town – South African singer Selkii has taken The Voice US by storm.

The singer, whose real name is Jess Yallup, blew the judges away with her rendition of I Try, by Macy Gray.

Her blind audition got her turns from Adam Levine and Blake Shelton.

WATCH HER AUDITION HERE:

Selkii revealed on Instagram that she ended up choosing Blake. She is the first South Africa to appear on the show now in it’s 16th season. 

SEE THE POST HERE:

The Durbanite has been living in the US with her husband since 2017. No stranger to reality singing competitions Selkii made it to the Top 7 in Idols South Africa season 6 in 2010.

WATCH HER SING MICHAEL JACKSON’S EARTH SONG HERE:

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