Semi-finalist stuns on 'The Voice' with powerful rendition of beautiful Christian song
Talented singer Christian Cuevas certainly lived up to his name earlier this month when he dared to sing a gospel song the secular TV music show "The Voice."
Christian Cuevas stunned the audience in a beautiful version of a powerful song of worship.
LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Cuevas sang "To Worship You I Live (Away) by Israel and New Breed.
He told his celebrity coach, Alicia Keys, the song was is fiancée's new favorite song. The couple met in church and their faith is very important to them.
The performance was steeped in tradition, family and faith.
He sang the first verse of the beautiful song in Spanish, which he learned to speak from his grandmother.
Cuevas sang the rest of the song while playing the guitar as other string instruments accompanied him in the background.
A choir dressed in white joined him, jumping, raising their hands in praise to God and singing backup from the pit.
One of the judges was seen singing along and by the end of the powerful performance, Cuevas' eyes were streaming tears.
Keys complimented Cuevas following his performance, saying, "I'm so proud of you, Christian. It was a beautiful, gorgeous performance."
Cuevas' cover reached the top 10 in the charts, according to Christian Today, and his performance has been viewed by over 2.6 million people.
Fans were inspired by his amazing faith-based performance and several left loving comments.
"I am not someone who likes gospel but this brought me to tears," one person wrote. "[L]iterally i [sic]love him singing this song."
Another person wrote, "This gave me chills. The Holy Spirit in that room" while yet another posted, "Glory to God!!"
Following the performance, Cuevas took to Twitter to share, "So glad that I was able to share God with y'all."
Though he made it to the semi-finals, he did not go on to become the Voice's top singer but was invited to perform alongside fellow singers Ali Caldwell, Courtney Harrell and Sa'Rayah for a joint performance of "Proud Mary."
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