The Voice Kids delivered the series’ first big surprise when shy 12-year-old Courtney Hartlepool blew the coaches away with a performance of Ike and Tina Turner’s Nutbush City Limits.
The young singer appeared nervous as she approached The Voice Kids UK stage, but as her father suggested, she came alive as the band played the opening bars of her audition track. .
Courtney kicked off a vibrant 1973 rendition of Turner’s song, whirling across the stage with seemingly boundless energy, prompting Voice Kids coaches Danny Jones, Pixie Lott and will.i.am .
The shy pre-teen girl stunned the judges and audience with her all-out performance