Jacquie Lee

Jacquie Lee

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Jacquie Lee
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Lee performing in 2017
Background information
Birth name Jacqueline Ann Lee
Born (1997-06-25) June 25, 1997 (age 21)
Colts Neck, New Jersey, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments
Years active 2013–present
Labels Atlantic Steel Wool Records
Associated acts

Jacqueline Ann “Jacquie” Lee (born June 25, 1997) is an American pop singer from Colts Neck, New Jersey. She is best known for being the runner-up of Season 5 of NBC‘s singing competition The Voice in 2013 as part of Christina Aguilera‘s team and as a solo artist signed to Atlantic Records.

Early life[edit]

Lee was born in Colts Neck, New Jersey to parents Denise and Richard Lee.[1] She attended Ranney School in Tinton Falls, New Jersey and has two siblings: an older sister named Nicole and a younger brother named Richie, who attends Cedar Drive Middle School.[2] She has Italian ancestry .[3]

Career[edit]

2013: The Voice[edit]

At the blind auditions on September 24, 2013, Lee performed Amy Winehouse’s “Back to Black,” persuading Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton to turn their chairs. Lee chose Aguilera and remained on her team the entire season. In the Battle rounds, Lee was paired with Briana Cuoco where they sang the song “House of the Rising Sun,” and advanced. During the Knockout round, Lee sang “Stompa” by Serena Ryder against Anthony Paul and Christina selected her to move on to the Live Playoffs, sending Paul home. Lee continued through the Live Rounds and during the Top 5, got an iTunes bonus for reaching the Top 10 overall songs with her studio version of “Angel” by Sarah McLachlan. In the Finals, Lee again received an iTunes bonus from reaching the #9 position with her recording of the Jennifer Holliday song “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going.” On December 17, 2013 she was declared to have come in 2nd place behind winner Tessanne Chin.

     – Studio version of performance reached the top 10 on iTunes
Stage Song Original Artist Date Order Result
Blind Audition Back to Black Amy Winehouse September 24, 2013 2.1 Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton turned
Joined Team Christina
Battle Rounds The House of the Rising Sun(vs. Briana Cuoco) Traditional October 14, 2013 7.6 Saved by Coach
Knockout Rounds Stompa(vs. Anthony Paul) Serena Ryder October 28, 2013 11.4 Saved by Coach
Live Playoffs I Put a Spell on You Screamin’ Jay Hawkins November 5, 2013 14.10 Saved by Public Vote
Live Top 12 Love Is Blindness U2 November 11, 2013 16.5 Saved by Public Vote
Live Top 10 Clarity Zedd November 18, 2013 18.2 Saved by Public Vote
Live Top 8 Who’s Lovin’ You The Miracles November 25, 2013 20.8 Saved by Public Vote
Live Top 6 Cry Baby Garnet Mimms December 2, 2013 22.6 Saved by Public Vote
The Voice Within Christina Aguilera 22.11
Live Top 5 (Semifinals) Angel Sarah McLachlan December 9, 2013 24.3 Saved by Public Vote
Live Finale Back to Black Amy Winehouse December 16, 2013 26.3 Runner-up
We Remain(with Christina Aguilera) Christina Aguilera 26.5
And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going Jennifer Holliday 26.9

2014–present: After The Voice and ‘Broken Ones’ EP[edit]

After the show, Lee was signed to Lyor Cohen‘s Label, 300 Entertainment, in partnership with Atlantic Records.[4] She performed her debut single, “Broken Ones,” on the Top 5 Results of season 6 of The Voice on May 13, 2014.[5] This was the first time the song was performed and her first time returning to the show since being a contestant. The song was released to iTunes the same day.[6] It was written by Dana Parish and Andy Hollander.[1] Although the song did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, it managed to peak at number 36 on the Pop Digital Songs.[7]

Lee also took part in The Voice Summer Tour 2014, a summer tour starting on June 21 in San Antonio, Texas and concluding in Redmond, Washington on August 2, 2014.[8] She was joined by winner Tessanne Chin, finalist Will Champlin, season 1’s runner-up Dia Frampton, along with season 6 Winner Josh Kaufman, runner-up Jake Worthington, and third place finalist Christina Grimmie. She was also joined by Kristen Merlin, a Top 5 finalist, and Jake Barker, a top 20 finalist.[9]

It was announced on September 29 that Lee would be releasing her ‘Broken Ones’ EP on October 21, 2014 and an iTunes pre-order was available on October 6. A lyric video for “Tears Fall” was premiered on October 10 on MTV.[10]

On April 20, 2015, the official music video for “Tears Fall” was exclusively premiered on MTV. The video was filmed at Zsa Zsa Gabor’s mansion in Los Angeles, and was directed by Blair Waters.[11]

In early 2016, Lee was featured on Cash Cash‘s single, “Aftershock,” was premiered on January 29, 2016.

Lee is currently in the works of her debut studio album, release expected in the vicinity of late 2016 to 2017.

Influences[edit]

Lee has cited her coach, Christina Aguilera, as a major influence. She has referenced Aguilera as she stated, “[I]t was really surreal, and it was a dream come true because I always idolized her from the start.” Lee has also cited Michael Jackson, Jackson 5, Nirvana and Lana Del Rey[12]

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
US Current
[13]
US Heat
[14]
Broken Ones 193 12
The Only One

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
Broken Ones[15] 2014 [A] Broken Ones
“Tears Fall”[17] 2015
“Somebody’s Angel”[18] 2016 N/A
“Am I the Only One”[19] 2017 The Only One
“California Dreaming”[20]
“For You”[21]
“I Won’t Break”[22] 2018 TBD

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
Aftershock
(Cash Cash featuring Jacquie Lee)
2016 [B] Blood, Sweat & 3 Years

Promotional singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
“It’s Our World”[24] 2015 [C] Disneynature: Monkey Kingdom
Notes
  1. Jump up ^ “Broken Ones” did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but did peak at 36 on the Pop Digital Songs sales chart.[16]
  2. Jump up ^ “Aftershock” did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but did peak at 34 on the Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart.[23]
  3. Jump up ^ “It’s Our World” did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but did peak at 3 on the Kid Digital Songs sales chart.[25]

Releases from The Voice[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
US US Heat
[14]
The Complete Season 5 Collection
  • Release date: December 17, 2013
  • Label: Republic Records
  • Formats: Digital download
15
Single Peak chart positions Original artist
US
[26][27]
US Heat
[28]
US Digital
[29]
US Rock
[30]
CAN
[31]
I Put a Spell on You 116 22 54 Screamin’ Jay Hawkins
Love Is Blindness 65 27 U2
Angel 87 11 29 75 Sarah McLachlan
“—” denotes releases that did not chart
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