WATCH: ‘The Voice’ Contestant Jim Ranger Nails Cover of ‘Rumor’ by Lee Brice

by Jacklyn Krol
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The Voice contestant Jim Ranger gave an epic rendition of “Rumor” by Lee Brice.

The Performance From Jim Ranger

During the November 30 episode of NBC’s The Voice, Ranger performed during the Top 17 playoffs. Ranger took the stage with colorful lights on the big screen in the background. It was just him and his guitar that won over the virtual audience. Ranger’s performance advanced him into the next episode for the Top 9 semi-finals.

“Dude, you are unbelievably talented,” his coach, Blake Shelton, told him and the crowd. “You deserve to be on this stage. I believe in my heart you are going to be in the finale. Let’s go win this thing!”

“Wow! Tonight was amazing and soooo intense,” he wrote on Instagram after his performance. “Thank you to everyone that voted for me. See y’all tomorrow night!! #TeamBlake

Watch his full performance, below.

His and His Mother’s Reactions

Rangers’ parents shared their joyful reactions to NBC KGET News in Bakersfield. “It’s a little overwhelming, to have someone like Blake Shelton see what we’ve always seen in him and we know he is capable of it,” Lydia Ranger told the outlet.

She added, “Who you see on that camera is who he has always been since he was a little boy, the sweetest, a gentle giant is what we call him.”

“WHAT IS HAPPENING!!!!???” he tweeted after his win. “Thank you God for this life and opportunity! Thank you @blakeshelton for believing in me! @NBCTheVoice#TeamBlake#WhatIsThisLife#eeekkk

See the tweet, below.

The Voice Holiday Special

Season 19 of the singing competition show will feature a Christmas special on Thursday (December 3) at 8 PM ET. If you miss it, it will re-air twice. The first repeat telecast will be on December 16 at 8 pm ET and the second on December 22 at 8 pm ET.

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