Former Contestant on NBC’s ‘The Voice’ Dead at 33

Mar 4, 2019  •  Post A Comment

A singer who competed on the NBC reality show “The Voice” in 2017 has died. CNN reports that Janice Freeman died Saturday following an extreme case of pneumonia and after a blood clot traveled to her heart.

“Freeman’s husband, Dion, performed CPR until an ambulance took her to a local hospital, where she died on Saturday,” CNN reports. Freeman, who was a contestant on season 13 of “The Voice,” was 33.

A spokesperson for Freeman said in a statement: “A survivor and fighter, and a beautiful force in this world, Janice gained notoriety through her success on NBC’s ‘The Voice’ as a member of Miley Cyrus’ team. Her story inspired fans nationwide, having successfully battled cervical cancer and living her life to the fullest while fighting lupus.”

CNN adds: “Freeman stunned judges of ‘The Voice’ during season 13 with a powerful rendition of ‘Radioactive’ by Imagine Dragons. Both Miley Cyrus and Jennifer Hudson offered her a spot on their teams after hearing her sing in the blind auditions phase of the show.”

Here’s Freeman performing Brandi Carlile’s “The Story” during the live Top 12 performances on “The Voice” …

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