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Beth Griffith-Manley

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Beth Griffith-Manley has stunned viewers and judges of hit the NBC show, The Voice. She recently was saved by legendary artist and judge, John Legend. Many may not know that Beth’s roots lie deep in music history.

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Manley’s father, Johnny Griffith, was a member of The Funk Brothers and played keyboards for many popular Motown hits. She got her start in the music industry at a young age doing voice over work and singing on demos at the Harmonie Park Studios where she was a receptionist. She caught the attention of producer,  Michael J. Powell and her career took off from there.

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Powell introduced Manley to Anita Baker who hired her as a background singer. She went on to travel with Baker for years and currently sings background vocals for KEM.

Beth stopped through the Kiss studios to share how her Motown roots shaped her, how she was selected for The Voice, her experiences on the show and much more. Check out the interview below:

Here are some of Beth’s show stopping performances on the voice and the moment she was saved by John Legend to continue on the show:

See more of Beth on The Voice, Mondays at 8/7c

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