Austin, Texas, U.S.


Team Cee Lo


Season 1


Eliminated in Semi-finals

Nakia was a contestant on Season 1 of The Voice. At the time of auditioning, Nakia was 36 years old and was from Austin, Texas.

The Voice

Blind Auditions

In the Blind Auditions, Nakia was the 27th artist to audition and sang "Forget You" by Cee Lo Green. Both Blake Shelton and Cee Lo turned their chairs around but Nakia chose to join Team Cee Lo.

Battle Rounds

In the Battle Rounds, Nakia was paired with Tje Austin and they were given the song "Closer" by Ne-Yo. Cee Lo chose Nakia as the winner of the battle and Tje was eliminated from the competition.


In the 2nd week of the Quarterfinals, Nakia performed 5th and sang "Sex on Fire" by Kings of Leon. He also performed with the rest of Team Cee Lo and their coach to "Everyday People" by Sly and the Family Stone. Nakia was saved by Cee Lo and moved to the next stage of the competition with fellow team member Vicci Martinez.


In the Semi-finals, Nakia performed 2nd and sang "Whataya Want from Me" by Adam Lambert. He also performed with the other 7 contestants to a "Faith/Freedom '90" medley. Nakia was later eliminated from the competition and Vicci advanced to the Finals.


Song Episode With
"Forget You" Blind Auditions
"Closer" Battle Rounds Tje Austin
"Sex on Fire" Quarterfinals
"Everyday People" Quarterfinals Team Cee Lo
"Whataya Want from Me" Semi-finals
"Faith/Freedom '90" medley Semi-finals The Final 8

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