A touch of soul came to NBC’s The Voice as the blind auditions continued on Monday night (March 22), and two of the coaches wanted some.
Virginia-native Awari, an Air Force veteran, spread his wings with a warm and tender cover of SWV’s “Weak”.
He sure weakened Kelly Clarkson, who turned first. Then Nick Jonas.
Both had a single vacancy on their teams. “Way to kick the door down, congratulations man,” enthused Blake Shelton after the performance.
Jonas described what he just heard as “phenomenal” and put out his best sales pitch. “If you pick me,” he explained, “I’m actually making an album right now that’s got a lot of those same influences. I’d love to just make a lot of noise with you.”
Clarkson bragged about her three wins in the series, and suggested they should work together and add to that list.
In the end, he went with Jonas.