Beverly McClellan, ‘The Voice’ season 1’s runner-up, succumbs to cancer at age 49

‘The Voice’ season one’s artiste Beverly McClellan succumbed to cancer at the age of 49. McClellan, who used to be recognized with endometrial cancer that had unfold to her colon, bladder, and intestines, kicked the bucket on Tuesday.

McClellan, who used to be 3rd runner-up at the NBC making a song pageant’s first season, auditioned with an impressive rendition of ‘Piece of My Center’ all through which coaches Adam Levine and Christina Aguilera became their chairs. McClellan joined Crew Christina.

Born in Kingsport, Tennessee and raised in Gate Town, Virginia, McClellan had an excellent resume ahead of auditioning for ‘The Voice’. She received the New York Nationwide Track Competition in 2004 as Best General Performer amongst 500 contestants. She had recorded 5 unbiased albums with no need been signed via a report label when she auditioned for ‘The Voice’.

Her spouse Monique Garcia McClellan took to Fb to announce about her loss to McClellan’s lovers. 

Lots of her fellow pals from ‘The Voice’ and ‘The Voice’ posted notes of condolences. 

Javier Colon, the season one winner posted on his Instagram in gentle of McClellan’s loss of life and known as her an “insanely proficient artist”. 

Aguilera too posted on her Instagram tale an image of her and McClellan with a middle.

All through her run at the making a song pageant, McClellan sang ‘Baba O’Reilly’, ‘I’m the Handiest One’ and ‘The Thrill Is Long gone’. She additionally sang ‘Stunning’, a duet with Aguilera.  

Christina Aguilera’s Instagram tale.

Nakia Reynoso, who gave the impression in the similar season as McClellan tweeted “I’m completely heartbroken.”

McClellan’s GoFundMe web page famous in June that she used to be discovering musical inspiration in her struggle. The web page learn, “Beverly has discussed more than one instances that a super album and ‘The Dwelling Room’ excursion is popping out of this revel in — she has a number of subject material coming from this adventure and it’s simplest the start.”

In October her GoFundMe web page knowledgeable lovers, “Our adventure to get Beverly higher has come to an finish.” The web page additionally famous that McClellan could be “making a song for us within the heavens.”

McClellan’s Twitter bio learn, “I sing & I did that on SEASON (1) crew Xtina of Nbc’s ‘The Voice’ I made FINAL 4 & since then I’m blessed to percentage my tune with the arena!”

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