Age 36, Jacksonville, FL
A one-time elementary school teacher, Karen is married and a stay-at-home mom of daughter, Gabrielle, who has been left blind and unable to talk, since her treatment for brain cancer. In addition to singing, Karen writes music and is inspired by Celine Dion’s voice which she thinks is magical and moving. Music is her passion and through it, she wants to be an encouragement to others.
Week 6 Performance
"Natural Woman" by Aretha Franklin - 67% East, 66% West
Week 3 Performance
"To Love You More" - 82% East, 79% West