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El Paso Country Singer Makes It Past Blind Auditions on NBC’s ‘The Voice’

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El Pasoan Valerie Ponzio’s dream of reaching the next level in the music industry took a step in the right direction last Tuesday (March 14) on the final Blind Auditions episode of “The Voice.”

Singing the Johnny Cash classic Ring of Fire, the Andress High School graduate got all four of the music superstar judges to turn their chair for her.

Despite getting kissed on the cheek by Gwen Stefani and courted hard by Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine, Valerie chose Blake Shelton as her coach, referring to the country singer as “the person that can take me to the Promised Land.”

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Now all the 32 year-old local country Americana singer has to do is survive The Battle Rounds.

In this part of the reality TV show competition, each coach pairs two of his or her team in a sing-off, then chooses one to advance to The Knockout Rounds. The other coaches can steal singers who don’t win the Battle Round, but they’re only allowed two steals.

Valerie will be competing against fellow Team Blake member Enid Ortiz, a 25 year-old reggae-rock band singer from Tampa, Florida.

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The battle rounds, which have already been pre-recorded, will be televised today and Tuesday (March 20, 21) with parts 3 and 4 next Monday and Tuesday (March 27, 28).

Neither Valerie nor The Voice’s public relations department would say which episode she will appear on.

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