Kelsea Ballerini Will Mentor Comeback Artists During Season 15 Of “The Voice”

Ballerini is being billed as a “Fifth Coach” for season fifteen.

Kelsea Ballerini via NBC

Typically, those who fail to make a team during the Blind Auditions are eliminated from that season’s competition.

Season fifteen of NBC’s “The Voice” will offer six such contestants a second chance.

These six hopefuls will “compete for a chance to re-enter “The Voice” competition and earn a spot in the Top 13 live shows in November.”

Their journey will be chronicled in a companion series on a variety of NBC digital channels.

Billed as the season’s “Fifth Coach,” country star Kelsea Ballerini will mentor the six comeback artists.

NBC detailed the format in an official press release:

— Ballerini will assign the six contestants into three battle round pairings. She will coach each contestant on an individual song choice.

— The three battle winners will advance to the finals, in which Ballerini will select her favorite two contestants.

— Those two contestants will perform during the televised November 13 results show. America will select its favorite via a Twitter save, and the winner will be part of the final thirteen.

Season fifteen of “The Voice” premieres on September 24.

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