Despite her extraordinary talents, as witnessed during her time on the series, the blonde claimed that she had never sang in front of a large audience before- that it was her first time doing so on national television.
Prior to being on The Voice, the only singing that she did was in front of her bedroom mirror, with hairbrush in hand. Usher, Blake Shelton, Adams Levine , Bradbery subsequently chose Shelton as her coach, having earned herself a coveted spot on the show.
After many weeks of performances, the aspiring vocalist found herself standing on stage as one of the finalists during the Live Finale. Not only did the win garner her much widespread attention- especially as the youngest artist to have ever won the competition, but it also earned her a recording deal with the Big Machine Records label. Just a month later, Bradbery released her debut single, The Heart of Dixie, which proved to be a commercial success, having since sold over , copies in the United States.
Later that November, the recording artist released her eponymous debut album, Danielle Bradbery Met with overwhelmingly positive reviews, it ended up peaking within the top twenty on the Billboard Top Chart- a fairly impressive feat for seventeen-year-old. What has the artist been up to in the recent years? Does she have any new releases planned for the upcoming future? What projects, if any, does she have up her sleeve? What happened to Danielle Bradbery?
Where is she now in ? When she was still a young child, her family moved to the community of Cypress, where she spent most of her youth. As a teen, she was a student at Cypress Ranch High School. Although music was something that she had loved, the blonde claimed that she had never once sung in front of an audience prior to her participation in The Voice.
According to the star herself, the only singing that she did was in front of the mirror in her bedroom, with a hairbrush in hand. At the age of seventeen, Bradbery- who was still completing high school, was met with the opportunity to audition for the popular NBC reality competition, The Voice. For her try outs, the blonde sang a rendition of Mean by Taylor Swift; an impressive performance that prompted three out of the four judges e.
Usher, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton to turn their chairs around. Selecting Levine to be her coach, she ultimately earned a coveted spot in the competition. Unlike the previous seasons, season four featured smaller team sizes e. Following the performance, Bradbery was saved by the judge while Glaser was eliminated from the competition.
Moving on to the next stage, the vocalist later found herself singing against Taylor Beckham in the Knockouts- a round which once again saw only one of the two advancing to the next round. Having earned a spot in the Top 16, Bradbery later performed Maybe It Was Memphis by Pam Tillis, which ultimately earned her enough votes from the public to advance to the next week.
From there, the country singer eventually performed Wasted by Carrie Underwood in the subsequent round, which led her straight to the Top 10 Playoffs. Continuing to inch closer to the finals, the Texas-native soon found herself singing Who I Am and Please Remember Me during the top five; the two songs would later reach the top ten on the iTunes Charts.
Carried by her natural talents, Bradbery eventually found herself standing amongst a handful of finalists at the Live Finales. Not long afterward, it was revealed that Bradbery had finished in first place, making her the winner of the whole season. Only seventeen years old at the time, she was the youngest champion that the show has ever seen; not only that, but she also had the highest amount of iTunes downloads than any other contestant in the history of The Voice.
That summer, on July 16, , the country singer released her debut single entitled, The Heart of Dixie. Accompanied by a music video directed by Shane Drake, The Heart of Dixie has sold over , copies domestically as of A few months later, the singer came out with her self-titled studio album, Danielle Bradbery.
Following its in-store release, Danielle Bradbery entered the US Top Country Albums Chart at number five; within the first week, it had sold approximately 41, copies. A considerable success for the seventeen year old teen, it also peaked at number nineteen on the Billboard Made available via digital download, it was written by the artist herself with help from Shari Short, Johan Lindbrandt, and Mikal Blue.
Despite marking her comeback into the music scene, the single was generally panned by critics; for instance, the cliche metaphors found throughout the song were target of much criticism.
Having said that, it did reach number forty one on the Billboard Hot Country songs Chart. More recently in , she collaborated with fellow American country singer, Thomas Rhett in the song, Playing with Fire.