Chechi Sarai: 5 Things to Know About the Powerhouse Singer Who Gets a 4-Chair Turn on ‘The Voice’

Powerhouse Singer Who Gets a 4-Chair Turn on ‘The Voice’ />

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  • Chechi Sarai’s audition airs during the October 2 episode.
  • Chechi gets a 4-chair turn.
  • Chechi is originally from Michigan.

Chechi Sarai takes the stage during the October 2 episode of The Voice and makes a grand entrance into the competition. Her Blind Audition has taken season 24 to a whole new level, and the coaches fight to get Chechi on their teams.

After witnessing her incredible performance, the coaches know Chechi is a star in the making. So, who is Chechi Sarai? The 32-year-old has an unforgettable voice. HollywoodLife has rounded up 5 key things to know about Chechi.

Chechi Earns a 4-Chair Turn on The Voice

Chechi dazzles with her performance of Minnie Riperton’s “Lovin’ You” during her Blind Audition. John Legend and Gwen Stefani turn their chairs almost simultaneously, followed by Niall Horan and Reba McEntire.

“You’ve set the bar so high for this competition. I can see like a finalist already in you,” Niall, 30, tells Chechi. Reba, 68, adds that Chechi’s “ability to sing is off the charts.” Gwen, 53, admits that she felt like she was “watching a Grammys performance.”

Chechi Currently Lives in Los Angeles

Chechi tells the coaches that she’s currently based in Los Angeles, but she’s originally from Pontiac, Michigan. Her parents are Nigerian immigrants.

Chechi Has Been a Notable Background Singer

Chechi has been a background singer for Kanye West, Lucky Daye, and Deborah Cox, according to her website. She’s also opened as a solo act for international artists like Baby Charm and more.

Chechi Has Released an Album

Chechi dropped her first album, Long Gone, in 2017. She has continued to release new music over the years. Her latest single, “December Rain,” was released in 2022.

Chechi Sarai performs on ‘The Voice.’ (NBC)

Chechi Wants to Create ‘Untraditional’ Music

“I am an artist and I love to create untraditional music,” she told Shoutout LA in 2021. “When creating songs, I think it’s best to be free and break boundaries.” She also noted that her “love for music” continues to grow. “Writing about hardships is one of the best reliefs as a creative,” she added. “I have learned that what is yours will be yours and you have to trust the process and the gift God gave you. I have learned to not rush things and trust God’s timing. I want the world to know that my story is real and proof that you can do the impossible!”

THE VOICE — Season: 23 — Pictured: (l-r) Niall Horan, Kelly Clarkson, Blake Shelton, Chance the Rapper — (Photo by: Art Streiber/NBC)

THE VOICE — “Finale, Part 2” Episode 2316B — Pictured: (l-r) Gina Miles, Niall Horan — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)


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