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Meghan Linsey
American singer-songwriter

Meghan Linsey

Meghan Linsey
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American singer-songwriter
Is Musician Composer Songwriter
From United States of America
Field Music
Gender female
Birth 10 December 1985, Ponchatoula, Louisiana, USA
Age 36 years
Star sign Sagittarius
Country music
The details (from wikipedia)


Meghan Linsey (born December 10, 1985) is an American singer-songwriter. A Ponchatoula, Louisiana native, Linsey started her musical career by forming Steel Magnolia with her boyfriend of three years, Joshua Scott Jones. Before trying out for Can You Duet, Linsey was a karaoke host at a Nashville karaoke bar, called Lonnie's Western Room, which is where she met Jones. After becoming the top winner on the show, the duo signed a recording contract with Big Machine Records, and released its debut single "Keep On Lovin' You" in August 2009, which was a Top 10 hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. In March 2014, Linsey and Jones split and decided to pursue solo careers.

Music career

Linsey started her solo career by releasing a cover of OneRepublic's "Counting Stars". In 2015, Linsey was selected to audition for season 8 of The Voice, having three judges (with the exception of Blake Shelton) turn their chairs around. She chose Pharrell Williams as her coach, and was stolen by Shelton after losing in the battle rounds. She continued with Shelton as her coach throughout the season. She finished the season coming in second place to Sawyer Fredericks from Team Pharrell. Shortly after she returned to Nashville, she released an EP titled Believer including six songs. Following the EP release, she developed a beauty brand titled "Believer by Meghan Linsey." To create this curated collection of cruelty-free products, she partnered with Previse and Modern Minerals.

In 2017, her first Pop studio album, named Bold Like a Lion, was released and contained 13 songs.

The Voice

     Studio version of performance reached the top 10 on iTunes

Stage Song Original Artist Date Order Result
Blind Audition "Love Hurts" The Everly Brothers; later famously covered by Nazareth February 23, 2015 1/8 Adam Levine, Pharrell Williams and Christina Aguilera turned
Joined Team Pharrell
Battle Rounds (Top 48) "Don't Let Me Down" The Beatles March 10, 2015 7/9 Defeated
Stolen by Blake Shelton
Knockout Rounds (Top 32) "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" Aretha Franklin March 23, 2015 10/5 Saved by Coach
Live Playoffs (Top 20) "Love Runs Out" OneRepublic April 6, 2015 9 Saved by Public Vote
Live Top 12 "Girl Crush" Little Big Town April 13, 2015 11 Saved by Public Vote
Live Top 10 "Home" Marc Broussard April 20, 2015 4 Saved by Public Vote
Live Top 8 "Something" The Beatles April 27, 2015 4 Saved by Public Vote
Live Top 6 "Steamroller Blues" James Taylor May 4, 2015 5 Saved by Public Vote
"Amazing Grace" Christian song 12
Live Top 5 (Semi-finals) "I'm Not the Only One" Sam Smith May 11, 2015 3 Saved by Public Vote
"Tennessee Whiskey" David Allan Coe; later famously covered by George Jones 8
Live Finale "When a Man Loves a Woman" Percy Sledge May 18, 2015 11 Runner-up
"Freeway of Love" Aretha Franklin 8
"Change My Mind" Meghan Linsey 2


Extended plays

Title Details
Meghan Linsey
  • Release date: September 9, 2014
  • Label: Bold Music Group, LLC.
  • Formats: CD, music download
  • Release date: July 31, 2015
  • Label: Bold Music Group, LLC.
  • Formats: CD, music download


Year Title Peak
2013 "Counting Stars" Meghan Linsey
2014 "Gasoline and Matches" Crazy Hearts: Nashville
"Try Harder Than That" Meghan Linsey
"O Holy Night" N/A
2015 "Love Never Sleeps" Meghan Linsey
"Change My Mind" 92 The Voice: The Complete Season 8 Collection
"Perfect Time of Year" N/A
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos

Year Video Director
2013 "Counting Stars" Josh Marx
2014 "Try Harder Than That" Ryan Hamblin

Releases from The Voice


Title Details Peak
The Voice: The Complete
Season 8 Collection
  • Release date: May 19, 2015
  • Label: Republic Records
  • Formats: music download


Year Title Peak chart positions Album
US Christ
US Country
2015 "Girl Crush" 101 22 The Voice: The Complete
Season 8 Collection
"Home" 27
"Something" 30
"Amazing Grace" 109 1
"Steamroller Blues" 37
"I'm Not the Only One"
"Tennessee Whiskey" 118 28
"When a Man Loves a Woman"
"Freeway of Love"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
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