For the past 5 years, “The Voice” has provided upcoming artists with the opportunity to be discovered, hone their talent and potentially get that big break they’ve all been looking for. But the real backbone of the show is the coaches that train them. Every season, four world-renown singers dedicate themselves to coaching selected artists reach new heights in their artistry. The coaches train and critique the artists on their vocal performances. They work one-on-one with each artist and even bring in hand-selected superstars to advise their teams.
Although all four coaches have made it big in the music industry, they did not receive the same level professional advice and mentorship they are now giving. In fact, some had quite the uphill battle before breaking into the entertainment world. Here’s a look at how the Season 10 coaches of “The Voice” got their start in the music industry:
BLAKE SHELTON (Season 1-10)