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North Alabama native auditions for 'The Voice'

Holly Helms made it to the third round of The Voice. Holly Helms made it to the third round of The Voice.

The brand new season of the hit show "The Voice" premiered tonight on WAFF 48 and one voice from the Tennessee Valley almost made it on the show.

Holly Helms moved to Nashville after she graduated from Buckhorn High School. Her dream is to become a country music star.

"I sing every Tuesday night in downtown Nashville," explained Helms.

Helms had a chance at the national stage after singing for judges in the "My Voice, My Chevy" contest.

The judges chose Helms as one of the top five singers and gave her a pass to skip the line of thousands auditioning for "The Voice" in Orlando.

Helms said she was very nervous auditioning for the judges in front of the cameras.

The judges put her through to the third round of auditions and she had to come back and sing three more songs.

"I sang my songs and they told me I did good and everything, but it wasn't really what they were looking for," said Helms.

Helms said she's happy she made it that far and she has a new respect for the people who actually make it on to the show. She said everyone she competed against had a lot of talent.

She's back in Nashville now where she continues to work hard at making it big.

"It's just really something that comes in time. I do believe you have to pay your dues," said Helms.

Helms said she plans to re-audition for the next season of "The Voice." You can hear all of the talented voices that made it to this season every Monday night at 7 p.m. right here on WAFF 48.

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