The Voice Winner Todd Tilghman Plans on Pursuing A Country Music Career.
The Voice topped Todd Tilghman, a 42-year-old father of eight, the season 18 champ earlier this week. The pastor from Meridian, Miss. shared with followers that he plans on recording nation music, hopefully with the assistance of his coach, Blake Shelton.
The singer garnered a 4 chair flip throughout his Blind Audition with a rendition of “We’ve Got Tonight” by Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band. During the course of the competitors, Todd ran the style gamut from nation )“Anymore” by Travis Tritt) to 80’s energy ballads (“Glory of Love”) to Christian up to date (“I Can Only Imagine” by MercyMe).
Todd’s Winner’s Single Was First Introduced on Songland Season 2 Premiere
Todd’s unique music on the finale “Long Way Home” was first launched by The Voice season four artist Ryan Innes on the Lady Antebellum episode. The tune was additionally co-written by Dustin Christensen from The Voice season 9, Ester Dean and others. “Long Way Home” reached No. 1 on the iTunes Overall Chart and No. 1 on the iTunes Country Chart.
Country Music Intimidated Him Prior to The Voice, He Hopes to Collaborate with Blake Shelton
Now that The Voice win is behind him, what sort of music is Todd planning to make? In a Q&A with followers on twitter, Todd said, “I’m not 100% sure which sub-genre I’ll fall in,” he mentioned. “But I feel like I’ll go a little more country.” He continued, “I used to be at all times a bit of intimidated by that as a result of I didn’t assume I had an excellent nation voice, however on the present, and having the coach I had, it actually did encourage me that [country music] is one thing that I really like and one thing I can do. So I’m going to present it a present.
And does he plan on working with Blake sooner or later? Todd said: “We truly talked a bit of bit about it. I hope so. I don’t know for positive. But I’m going to say sure, in religion. Let’s do it!” Todd told fans that he already has some songs written. “I have some ideas for others. And I also plan to find some others from some of these people in the world who are just so gifted in that area.”
Todd isn’t the First Tilghman to Compete on an NBC Reality Show
Todd’s 20 yr outdated son Egan, who’s a set, prop and costume designer, and a contestant on the NBC actuality present Making It final yr, helped Todd along with his at-home set designs. “Even the stage for “I Can Only Imagine” with the lamps,” Todd instructed TV Line, “The show gave us a concept, but he set it all up. He has really, really proven just invaluable to me.”