Kennedy Holmes is best known as the youngest contestant of NBC’s The Voice season 15. With her stellar performance of Adele’s Turning Tables, she tempted all four coaches to turn their chairs during the Blind Auditions. Adam Levine said that “[she] could become the absolute biggest thing to ever come from this show,” and she is just one step closer to making his prediction come true.

From the Blind Auditions to the Battle Rounds and the Knockouts, she has survived it all, and that too with outstanding reviews from judges. Holmes recently made the cut to Top 13 when the contestants were swiftly narrowed down from 24 to 13. 

What we know about Kennedy Holmes?

Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, the 13-year-old is an 8th grader at John Burroughs School. She got inclined towards music at a very young age. She would sing for her mom when she was just two years old.

She sang performed Jennifer Hudson’s I Am Changing at her first public appearance. She got the chance to perform a duet of the song with Hudson after the Blind Auditions. Holmes has showcased her talent in singing and dancing in various theater productions at St. Louis Municipal Opera Theatre aka The Muny. She had her first performance at The Muny in Hairspray in the summer of 2015 when she was 10.

The singer has sung the national anthem at several St. Louis Cardinals’ games. The young artist says that she wants to use her voice change the world. She said to Country Living Magazine, 

Everything I listen to really helps me figure out my own sound, because as I get older and try to create music, I want to be unique. I want to bring something different to the world—something to make the world better and more positive.

Performing live on November 19, 2018 for the coaches and America’s vote, she has secured her spot on Top 11.