Frederick 16-year-old Treeva Gibson wows the judges on 'The Voice'

Frederick teenager wows with powerful voice on "The Voice."

We already know who we'll be rooting for on this season of "The Voice."

On Monday's season premiere of the NBC singing competition show, Treeva Gibson, a 16-year-old Frederick native, rocked it with an astonishingly powerful rendition of Lana Del Ray's "Young and Beautiful" and was put through to the next round of 48 contestants.

After her performance, Gibson, whose parents are both deaf, picked her celebrity coach by using sign language to spell "Christina," indicating Christina Aguilera. Both Aguilera and judge Blake Shelton turned their chairs around after just 30 seconds of Gibson's performance. According to her artist bio on NBC's "The Voice" website, Gibson also has mild hearing loss.

"Your voice completely just drapes over the band," said Shelton after the audition. "It's not something that you can do by design. You're born to sing that way. That's amazing."

Gibson shared her excitement through her Twitter handle, @treevagibson.

"What an amazing night. good night and sweet dreams, though I couldn't even dream anything better than this, as cheesy as it sounds," she tweeted.

 

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