If you're not watching the NBC's The Voice, you are missing someone special, Sasha Allen. Triple threat talent Sasha is a singer, actress and classical pianist who has honed her talent on Broadway (Hair), cabaret (Joe's Pub) and backup vocals. She's beautiful and talented; imagine a mash-up of Alicia Keys, Diana Ross and Whitney Houston -- that's her. Last week's elimination show was a nail-biter as major contender's stunning beauty Judith Hill belted out "The Way You Make me Feel" and Sarah Simmons showed her sexy side in a silver sequined fringed skirt with a powerful rendition of "Mama Knows Best." Rocking a crop top and spandex mini skirt, mother of two Sasha brought it with awesome vocals, singing "Next to Me."
Thanks to the stylist of The Voice, one week modern-day Lena Horne, Sasha, sang "At Last" in a long white gown with a thigh-high slit, and another week she owned The Beatles song "Oh Darling" in a curvy off-the-shoulder mini dress. The battle rounds were pure drama. In an "Oh no he didn't" moment, coach and Maroon 5 front man Adam Levine let her go from his team. Superstar coaches Shakira and Usher hit their buzzers before host Carson Daly finished talking. That week, I had to go out and steady my nerves with a sweet martini. She is now the solo performer on Team Shakira. As it was for reality stars before her (Carrie Underwood, Adam Lambert and Kelly Clarkson), TV is a great platform for Sasha to reach mega-stardom. I will be voting. I hope you will too.
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