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Kennedy Holmes '23

November 5, 2018

Kennedy Holmes '23 advanced to live rounds on The Voice last night, as reported by several news outlets on 11.5.18, including "Florissant’s Kennedy Holmes has advanced to the upcoming live rounds on TV’s The Voice after knocking out her Knockout Round opponent and fellow teammate Anthony Arya. Jennifer Hudson, Holmes’ coach, kept Holmes after telling her she sees herself in her. Holmes performed Pink’s 'What About Us,' a song she picked to show some additional range and to help her break away from the musical theater genre. During her segment, Holmes talked about her background at the Muny and appearing in the shows Jesus Christ Superstar, Aida, All Shook Up and Hairspray. Mariah Carey was the adviser on the episode and upon meeting her, Holmes said her life was complete. Carey complimented Holmes on her stage presence and confidence." She also gave an interview to KSDK, posted 11.5.18, which you can watch here.

See also: 

St. Louis American, 11.6.18
USA Today, 11.5.18
Entertainment Weekly, 11.5.18
Hollywood Reporter, 11.5.18
Billboard, 11.5.18