Part time estate agent’s singing wins judges’ approval on ITV’s The Voice

first_imgHome » News » Agencies & People » Part time estate agent’s singing wins judges’ approval on ITV’s The Voice previous nextAgencies & PeoplePart time estate agent’s singing wins judges’ approval on ITV’s The VoiceOn Saturday night South London-based Ilianna Yianakou was picked by judge will.ia.m to join his team and go forward to the next round.Nigel Lewis28th January 201901,757 Views A contestant on ITV talent show The Voice has been revealed to be a part-time estate agent.21-year-old Ilianna Yianakou was one of nine singers to complete ‘blind’ auditions for the live TV show on Saturday night.During the programme Ilianna earned a place on Black Eyed Peas singer will.i.am’s team with her rendition of Location by Khalid.During her performance will.i.am bounced around in his chair before breaking into a standing ovation and telling Ilianna that he could “hear the quality” in her voice and praised her for adding “dynamics” to the song.Streets aheadBefore gaining a place in the show’s line-up Ilianna has been working as an estate agent in Purley, near Croydon for seven-branch South London agency Streets Ahead.Before working in the property industry she attended the Academy of Contemporary Music in Clapham and graduated with a 2:1 degree in music two years ago.On Instagram she revealed that she has spent the past year waiting for her turn on the show while also working for Streets Ahead.A camera crew from The Voice visited Ilianna at her branch on Purley High Street to film her working and followed her as she completed a local viewing.“It’s great and really rewarding and you get to meet some lovely people,” she said. “I love it but my heart tells me to go with music.”Her employer remains largely unaware of the looming fame of their employee – none of its social media channels mention Ilianna’s appearance on The Voice.Ilianna Yianakou Streets Ahead January 28, 2019Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021last_img read more

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The String Cheese Incident Brings Fresh Love, Welcomes Rayland Baxter To Kick Off Hulaween 2018 [Videos]

first_img[Video: RexAVision]The String Cheese Incident w/Rayland Baxter – “Hey Larocco” The String Cheese Incident kicked off their first night of the 2018 Hulaween Music Festival with something borrowed, something bluesy & something new! After seeing some stellar action all over the festival Thursday preparty including a stellar if soggy set from Joe Russo’s Almost Dead and our friends from Lettuce, Hulaween opened the festival proper on the main stage with a Chris Wood “double feature” including sets by The Wood Brothers and Medeski Martin & Wood. Dr. Dog kept the main stage schedule moving before The String Cheese Incident took the reins for two sets on their first of three nights at their annual celebration.Among the highlights of Cheese’s first set were wild renditions a couple of recent escapees from the SCI Sound Lab including “Magna” and the first live rendition of “Gone Crooked”, with track co-writer Rayland Baxter onstage as a special guest. String Cheese even favored the jamming crowd by backing Baxter on his own new track, “Hey Laracco,” from his new disc, Wide Awake! It was a genuine love fest and a wonderful sight to behold.Below, you can check out a selection of videos from The String Cheese Incident’s first of three nights at Suwannee Hulaween 2018 below:The String Cheese Incident – “Magna”[Video: RexAVision]The String Cheese Incident w/Rayland Baxter – “Gone Crooked” [Video: RexAVision]Stay tuned for more on-the-ground updates from Suwannee Hulaween as the weekend continues tonight with Jamiroquai, Vulfpeck, Tipper, and more, as well as three sets of Cheese including their “Celebrating Women of the Galaxy” Hula Incident.Setlist: The String Cheese Incident | Suwannee Hulaween | Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park | Live Oak, FL | 10/26/18Set One: Texas, Manga, Gone Crooked+*, Hey Lorocco*, One Step Closer > Turn This Around > > Let’s Go OutsideSet Two: Black and White, BollyMunster, Illegal, Rivertrance > Drums, Joyful Sound > Search, Colliding+ = First time played* = w/ Rayland Baxterlast_img read more

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