For the first time in “The Voice” history, someone finally sang the work of our “Queen of Tejano” Selena Quintanilla — and she happens to be from Texas too.
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On this week’s episode of the singing competition, Elia Esparza from El Paso stood on the nationally-watched stage and belted out Selena’s “Como La Flor” for judges Blake Shelton, Alicia Keys, Miley Cyrus and Adam Levine.
The judges’ curiosities peaked the moment those opening notes that are all too familiar to those of us from Texas began. She gave an impressive performance that would probably would have made Selena proud and by the end, Esparza had convinced Levine, Cyrus and Shelton to turn their chairs.
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