Most fans of Camila Cabello, singer and current coach on The Voice, know that she rose to fame after appearing on The X Factor in 2012 and joining Simon Cowell’s hit girl group Fifth Harmony. But she recently revealed that before she made it big, Cabello also auditioned for The Voice. She just opened up about the experience in a new interview.
Camila Cabello auditioned for The Voice in 2012
Cabello is the first coach on “The Voice” in its 22nd season, which is now airing on NBC. But it’s not her first experience with the show. In September 2022 at a performance on “The Kelly Clarkson Show” Along with her fellow coaches — Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and John Legend — Cabello admitted she auditioned for the show once.
“The truth is — I actually auditioned for ‘The Voice,'” Cabello shared, stunning her castmates.
Shelton asked, “Did you really?!” and Legend exclaimed, “Oh wow!”
It turns out Cabello auditioned for the producers of “The Voice” as a teenager and made it with Aretha Franklin’s “Respect,” but she dropped out of the competition before auditioning for celebrity coaches, choosing instead , it for “The X Factor.”
in the an interview with Access Hollywood On November 15, 2022, Cabello said the reason she decided to leave the show was because she was obsessed with One Direction, the boy band formed by Simon Cowell in the 2010 British version of “X Factor.” became.
Cabello, who was only 15 at the time, explained: “I really wanted to meet One Direction and I knew they were going to be on ‘X Factor.’ So I thought, ‘I’m just going to take a chance and not do The Voice and then audition for The X Factor. And then I met One Direction! So it’s pretty wild.”
Cabello did well on The X Factor and was chosen to be part of Simon Cowell’s girl group Fifth Harmony. The singers placed third on the US version of “X Factor” and won multiple awards during their six-year existence. after people.
She says the fact that she’s come full circle and is now coaching contestants on The Voice is “pretty crazy.”
“It doesn’t make sense, but I did it anyway,” she told Access Hollywood of her return to the show. “It was like a magnet, I should be back.”
Camila Cabello reveals who she would have liked to coach her with on The Voice
If Cabello had stayed on “The Voice” and auditioned for the coaches this season, she would have tried to get Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera and current colleague Blake Shelton to turn their chairs.
She told Clarkson that she would have chosen either Team Adam or Team Christina because of her pop and R&B skills.
Jokingly hurt by her admission, Shelton asked, “You don’t think of me when you think of pop?”
Cabello replied, “You say, ‘Land; I want to stay in my country box!’ Unless I want to switch genres now? Uh, I don’t know.”
The 22nd season of “The Voice” ends in mid-December. When the show returns in March 2023, it will be Shelton’s last season as a coach. He’ll be joined by veteran judge Clarkson and newcomers Chance the Rapper and Niall Horan, who ironically was part of One Direction – the band Cabello originally left The Voice to meet up a decade ago.
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