|Age (at audition)||16|
|Act||Singer and Guitarist|
Bria Kelly is a 16-year-old singer and musician from Smithfield, Virginia. Bria has been singing and playing guitar since age 11 and has performed the national anthem over 40 times. 1
Bria has been the lead singer of several bands. Performing solo, or as part of a duet or band, she has opened for country acts such as Craig Morgan, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker, Little Big Town, Rodney Atkins, and The Carter Twins. Bria also enjoys getting out and playing music solo or as part of a duet, acoustically. Anywhere there is an audience, a sound system, and at least one guitar nearby, Bria loves to be there. Music is everything to her. 2
Bria Kelly submitted her audition onto YouTube. The audition consisted of singing "Make You Feel My Love" while playing the guitar. Her audition was strong enough for the judges to send her to the Quarterfinals along with eleven other YouTube Acts.
Bria Kelly's Quarterfinals performance in Episode 722 consisted of singing "Gunpowder & Lead." She receieved enough votes to be sent to the Semifinals in Episode 723 instead of 7 in Unison and Rudy Coby.
Bria Kelly's Semifinals performance in Episode 726 consisted of singing Pink's "Perfect." She did not receive enough votes to be sent to the Finals, eliminating her from the competition in Episode 727 along with Eric Dittelman, instead of Tom Cotter.
After the Show
Bria was a contestant on the sixth season of The Voice. She received a four-chair turn during her audition, and chose to join Team Usher. She proceeded to the Live Playoffs after defeating Tess Boyer in the first Battle Rounds, and Madilyn Paige in the second Battle Rounds. Bria was eliminated in the Top 10 week. She confirmed a relation with the gay star Paola Villasana. https://twitter.com/Pantastica_