By CLTure News
March 1, 2021
North Carolina A&T senior Victor Solomon will be featured on the new season of The Voice on Monday, March 1 on NBC. The Voice recently shared a six-minute clip on Twitter of Solomon singing the Oscar-winning song “Glory” from the Selma soundtrack written by John Legend, Common, and Rhymefest.
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Solomon, a member of the highly regarded N.C. A&T Fellowship Gospel Choir is well known on the campus of the prestigious HBCU as this year’s “Mr. A&T.” He also ended the Spring 2020 virtual graduation celebration with a performance of “And I Rise Up,” which accumulated over 115,000 views between Facebook and YouTube according to the North Carolina A&T website.
Following Solomon’s audition performance on The Voice, Legend said, ‘I’ve literally zero times turned for someone singing my song.” Later saying in the clip, “he was better than me.”
Solomon and Legend also sing a duet of the Grammy Award-winning song “Ordinary People” after Solomon said he won an eighth grade talent show singing the song. His mother watched the entire performance virtually.
Watch the full preview clip from The Voice premiering on Monday, March 1 at 8 p.m. EST.