'Voice' Singer Mandi Castillo's 'Así Fue' Performance Gets a Four-Chair Turn

Mandi Castillo
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Mandi Castillo on 'The Voice' on March 16, 2020.

The Voice got a much-needed Latin twist on Monday night (March 16), when Mandi Castillo took the stage to perform Juan Gabriel's "Así Fue" for her blind audition.

Her rich vocals were so moving, that the performance caused all four coaches to turn their chairs in hopes of getting Castillo on their team.

Nick Jonas got misty-eyed when explaining to the Texas native what her performance meant to him. "Not trying to get emotional here, but I started thinking about how important it is to represent," he explained, and his statement was met by erupting cheers from the audience. "Some of my favorite music in the world is sung in different languages. You are in a lane all on your own."

When Castillo mentioned that her favorite singers are Mariah Carey and Sade, John Legend quickly established a connection with the hopeful songstress by boasting that he toured with Sade and duetted with Carey on "When Christmas Comes."

After much convincing (and a heated debate between Kelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton as to whether or not a violin and fiddle are the same instrument), Castillo ultimately went with her gut and chose Legend as her coach this season.

Watch the full audition below.


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