Villaranda’s journey on ‘The Voice’ comes to an end

Villaranda’s journey on ‘The Voice’ comes to an end

Even a powerful performance and high praise from coach Alicia Keys wasn’t enough to propel Temecula native Anatalia Villaranda forward in the popular NBC singing competition, “The Voice.” Keys selected the Ben E. King classic “Stand by Me” for Villaranda’s performance in the live playoff rounds of the show, Monday, April 17. “This is such […]

Villaranda continues to wow judges on ‘The Voice’

Villaranda continues to wow judges on ‘The Voice’

Anatalia Villaranda, the little girl with the big voice continues to battle her way to the top on NBC’s “The Voice.” The 16-year-old singing powerhouse easily beat out the competition to win herself a spot on the live shows which began airing Tuesday, April 11. During her performance last week, Villaranda was matched up against […]

Villaranda advances to the knock out rounds on ‘The Voice’

Villaranda advances to the knock out rounds on ‘The Voice’

Anatalia Villaranda, the 16-year-old singing Phenom from Temecula is one step closer to her goal of taking home the top prize on NBC’s popular signing competition “The Voice” after defeating her opponent Missy Robertson in the battle rounds of the show. Villaranda last aired on the Monday, March 27, edition of the show performing Janelle […]

Villaranda makes return to the small screen on NBC’s ‘The Voice’

Villaranda makes return to the small screen on NBC’s ‘The Voice’

The little girl with the big voice is back in the limelight. Anatalia Villaranda, last seen on the final season of “American Idol,” wowed judges of NBC’s “The Voice” with her performance of Bruno Mars’ “Runaway Baby.” Villaranda, 16, appeared during the first episode of the show’s newest season Monday, Feb. 23. With her family […]

Journey ends for remaining local ‘American Idol’ contestants

Journey ends for remaining local ‘American Idol’ contestants

While, the American Idol journey has ended for the two final Temecula teens featured on “American Idol, The Farewell Season,” their dedication to their craft remains stronger than ever. “I’ll never stop making music and performing, it’s what I love to do,” Hannah Sanders said. Sanders, 17, of Temecula, didn’t make it through solo rounds […]

‘American Idol’ journey ends for remaining Temecula contestant

‘American Idol’ journey ends for remaining Temecula contestant

UPDATE: FRIDAY, FEB. 5, 7:30 a.m. Anatalia Villaranda’s journey on American Idol ended last night when celebrity judges Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban made the decision to not bring the Temecula native with the powerhouse voice into the Top 24. Villaranda said she was “pretty devastated,” in an interview that aired live on […]