Brynn Cartelli, is no stranger to the world of sport. The 14-year has not only sung the national anthem at American Hockey League and Major League Soccer games, but she also plays both lacrosse and field hockey while attending Williams Middle School in Longmeadow, Massachusetts.
But on the premiere of season 14 of NBC’s ‘The Voice’, Cartelli swapped her sporting sticks for a microphone and made a bit of history…
TEAM KELLY NABS BRYNN CARTELLI
Cartelli performed a pitch-perfect cover of Labrinth’s “Beneath Your Beautiful” which prompted chair turns by celebrity coaches Kelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton.
— Kelly Clarkson (@kelly_clarkson) February 27, 2018
Ultimately, Clarkson — aided by support from fellow coach Adam Levine — prevailed in persuading Cartelli to become the first ever singer to join Team Kelly.
IT’S A GIRL’S WORLD
Along with her powerful vocal instrument, Cartelli is a capable guitarist, as evidenced by her home performance of James Brown’s classic “It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World” from a year ago.
Unsurprisingly, the uber-talented teen can also tickle the ivories, as shown above with her recent Amy Winehouse cover. Cartelli will be attempting to make it back-to-back wins for female singers on The Voice after Team Shelton’s Chloe Kohlanski won it all last year. Maybe it’s a girl’s world after all?
Should Cartelli keep advancing through the rounds on The Voice, her lacrosse teammates will be forced to hold down the fort without her.
Cartelli isn’t the first young, lacrosse-playing vocalist to make a splash on one of NBC’s talent shows. A couple years ago, Julia Goodwin enjoyed a nice run on America’s Got Talent.