How To Audition for "The Voice"

Open Call Audition Guidelines

  • Please prepare two (2) songs for your open call audition. You may not perform both, but have them ready.
  • Only A CAPPELLA is allowed at the open call auditions.

    -NO background tracks

    -NO accompaniment

    -NO instruments

    -The only thing we want to hear is YOUR VOICE.

    -To be clear, you CANNOT play your guitar.

  • Songs can be by any artist and from any genre (pop, rock, R&B, hip-hop, alternative, latin, country, blues, indie).
  • Family, friends, managers, vocal instructors, etc. will NOT be allowed at the audition.
  • If you are under 18 or are otherwise a minor in your home state, one (1) parent or guardian will be allowed with you at the audition.
  • If you require special accommodations due to a disability or other need, please contact our casting team (info@nbcthevoice.com) prior to your audition.
  • We are judging you on your VOICE. Come dressed in a style that represents you as an artist. Do NOT come in "chicken costumes." We are looking for serious artists ONLY.
  • The coaches will NOT be at the open call auditions.

Callback Audition Guidelines

(This is ONLY if you get a Red Card at the Open Call)

You may be asked to a callback. If you are selected, you will be scheduled a time & date to return. Here are the guidelines for the callback audition.

NOTE: This is ONLY for artists that audition at the open call and are given a callback.

  • You must prepare three (3) current/popular songs for the callback. You may be asked to perform a song of the producer's choice.
  • NO original music.
  • You may sing to a backing track, play an instrument, have one (1) person accompany you. A cappella is NOT allowed at the CALLBACKS; you must have accompaniment.
  • If you play an instrument while you sing, you must perform at least one (1) song without.
  • The coaches will NOT be at the callback auditions.