Shreveporter Has to Sing for Her Life on ‘The Voice’
Shreveport singer Jershika Maple had another tense week on the NBC Show 'The Voice'. She was in the bottom 4 on the competition this week and had to sing for the save. She performed Tasha Cobbs Leonard's "Break Every Chain" during The Voice Top 8 Eliminations.
Watch Jershika Maple Sing for Her Life on 'The Voice'
And she pulled it off. For the 3rd week in a row, Jershika Maple won the instant save and this puts her in the final five and a chance to sing for the win.
If you haven't heard Maple's amazing voice, you really should check her out. She has quite a gift. In fact, one critic describes her voice this way to TVLine.com:
Not only is the Team Legend standout blessed with a voice that could part a river — by force, if necessary — she’s 100 1,000-percent present in every performance, living as much as singing each number.
Who Was Eliminated on 'The Voice' Season 21?
Jim and Sasha Allen
Who Will Compete in the Finals on 'The Voice' Season 21?
Girl Named Tom
Who Is Jershika Maple?
Her hometown is Shreveport. She currently lives in Killeen, Texas. NBC's The Voice says She grew up singing in church, but her dad was in the military so her family was constantly on the move. As she hit the teenage years, her family settled down and she was able to concentrate on her music. She joined choirs all around the region and developed lots of friends in music. She's been working as a security guard until she made it onto the show. She does singing gigs at night and on the weekends. She is popular in the local gospel community, but she would love to pursue music as her full time passion.
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