Jacquie Lee

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Jacquie Lee
Birth name Jacqueline Ann Lee
Born (1997-06-25) June 25, 1997 (age 17)
Colts Neck, New Jersey, U.S.
Genres Pop, R&B, blues rock
Occupations Singer
Instruments Vocals,Piano
Years active 2013–present
Labels Atlantic
Associated acts Christina Aguilera

Jacqueline Ann Lee (born June 25, 1997), better known by her stage name Jacquie Lee, is an American pop singer from Colts Neck, New Jersey. She is best known for being the runner-up of Season 5 of NBC's singing competition The Voice in 2013 as part of Christina Aguilera's team.

Early life[edit]

Lee was born in Colts Neck, New Jersey to parents Denise and Richard Lee.[1] She attended Ranney School in Tinton Falls, New Jersey and has two siblings: an older sister named Nicole and a younger brother named Richie.[2] She is of Italian descent.[3]

Career[edit]

2013: The Voice[edit]

At the blind auditions on September 24, 2013, Lee performed Amy Winehouse's "Back to Black," persuading Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton to turn their chairs. Lee chose Aguilera and remained on her team the entire season. In the Battle rounds, Lee was paired with Briana Cuoco where they sang the song "House of the Rising Sun," and advanced. During the Knockout round, Lee sang "Stompa" by Serena Ryder against Anthony Paul and Christina selected her to move on to the Live Playoffs, sending Paul home. Lee continued through the Live Rounds and during the Top 5, got an iTunes bonus for for reaching the Top 10 overall songs with her studio version of "Angel" by Sarah McLachlan. In the Finals, Lee again received an iTunes bonus from reaching the #9 position with her recording of Jennifer Holliday's song "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going." On December 17, 2013 she was declared to have come in 2nd place behind winner Tessanne Chin.

     – Studio version of performance reached the top 10 on iTunes
Stage Song Original Artist Date Order Result
Blind Audition "Back to Black" Amy Winehouse September 24, 2013 2.1 Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton turned
Joined Team Christina
Battle Rounds "The House of the Rising Sun" (vs. Briana Cuoco) The Animals October 14, 2013 7.6 Saved by Coach
Knockout Rounds "Stompa" (vs. Anthony Paul) Serena Ryder October 28, 2013 11.4 Saved by Coach
Live Playoffs "I Put a Spell on You" Screamin' Jay Hawkins November 5, 2013 14.10 Saved by Public Vote
Live Top 12 "Love Is Blindness" U2 November 11, 2013 16.5 Saved by Public Vote
Live Top 10 "Clarity" Zedd November 18, 2013 18.2 Saved by Public Vote
Live Top 8 "Who's Lovin' You" Smokey Robinson November 25, 2013 20.8 Saved by Public Vote
Live Top 6 "Cry Baby" Garnet Mimms December 2, 2013 22.6 Saved by Public Vote
"The Voice Within" Christina Aguilera 22.11
Live Top 5 (Semifinals) "Angel" Sarah McLachlan December 9, 2013 24.3 Saved by Public Vote
Live Finale "Back to Black" Amy Winehouse December 16, 2013 26.3 Runner-up
"We Remain" (with Christina Aguilera) Christina Aguilera 26.5
"And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" Jennifer Holliday 26.9

2014–present: After The Voice and debut album[edit]

Joined by winner Tessanne Chin and third place finalist Will Champlin, she performed at the annual Rose Bowl Parade on January 1, 2014 atop the first ever The Voice float. Lee and Champlin provided backing vocals for Chin as she performed her single "Tumbling Down" written by Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic.[4]

After the show, Lee was signed to Lyor Cohen's Label, 300 Entertainment, in partnership with Atlantic Records.[5] She performed her debut single, "Broken Ones," on the Top 5 Results of season 6 of The Voice on May 13, 2014.[6] The song was released to iTunes the same day.[7] It was written by Dana Parish and Andy Hollander.[1] Although the song did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, it managed to peak at number 36 on the Pop Digital Songs.[8]

Lee will also take part in The Voice Summer Tour 2014, a summer tour starting on June 21 in San Antonio, Texas and concluding in Redmond, Washington on August 2, 2014.[9] She will be joined by winner Tessanne Chin, finalist Will Champlin, season 1's runner-up Dia Frampton, along with season 6 Winner Josh Kaufman, runner-up Jake Worthington, and third place finalist Christina Grimmie. She will also be joined by Kristen Merlin, a Top 5 finalist, and Jake Barker, a top 20 finalist. [10]

Artistry[edit]

Lee has cited her coach, Christina Aguilera, as a major influence. She has referenced Aguilera as she stated, "I mean it was really surreal, and it was a dream come true because I always idolized her from the start."[11]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US CAN
"Broken Ones"[12] 2014 TBA

Releases from The Voice[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
US
The Complete Season 5 Collection
  • Release date: December 17, 2013
  • Label: Republic Records
  • Formats: Digital download
Single Peak chart positions Original artist
US
[13]
US Heat
[14]
US Digital
[15]
"Back to Black" Amy Winehouse
"The House of the Rising Sun" The Animals
"Stompa" Serena Ryder
"I Put a Spell on You" Screamin' Jay Hawkins
"Love Is Blindness" U2
"Clarity" Zedd
"Who's Lovin' You" Smokey Robinson
"The Voice Within" Christina Aguilera
"Cry Baby" Garnet Mimms
"Angel" 87 Sarah McLachlan
"And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" Jennifer Holliday
"We Remain" Christina Aguilera
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

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