A voice with a goose bump effect, penetrating eyes, and thick dreads – that’s Natia Todua, concurrent on The Voice Of Germany 2017, who came to win last night a much-deserved award, being the finalist of this year on the German reality talent show. It took a whole lot of work, songs, and hard notes to help the majority of the audience decide on the one from the initial four finalists, Anna Heimrath, BB Thomaz, Benedikt Kostler and herself, Natia Todua. Before being left in the hands of the voters, all four contestants had to win the hearts of this edition’s extraordinaire jury, formed by singer and songwriter Mark Forster, Sunrise Avenue’s frontman Samu Haber, Smudo and Michi Beck from Die Fantastischen Vier and the wonderful Yvonne Catterfeld.
The finale brought big stars into the game, to pair with each contestant for the Duet with Guest Artist battle, and let me tell you, this was tough. Beth Ditto came to perform her gorge track, ‘We Could Run’, in a harmonious embrace of voices, coming from herself and the soon-to-be a winner, Natia Todua. Rita Ora performed her latest track, ‘Anywhere’, alongside Benedikt Kostler’s deep voice. Anna Heimrath and James Blunt sang ‘Don’t Give Me Those Eyes’, while BB Thomaz and Kelly Clarkson gave the audience ‘Love So Soft’. Before being titled as a winner, Tania had judge Samu Haber on her side when the four contestants went through the Coach-Duett battle. Last but not the least worthy battle from the show, Coverversion, pushed once again each of the four finalists, to be on their A game.
Congrats to all contestants and to Natia Todua for her big win!