Nothing has rallied the local community quite like the saga of Gyth Rigdon.
The Singer native has captivated fans with his soulful renditions of country classics. His performances have climbed the charts and catapulted him to the final round of The Voice.
Rigdon spoke to the Beauregard Daily News about his thoughts on the upcoming episode. He expressed that he is still trying to process the rollercoaster ride that his time on The Voice has been.
“To be part of the finale is thrilling,” Rigdon said. “I never thought I would make it this far, and I’m still trying to let it all sink in.”
Rigdon is joined in the finale by two fellow members of Team Blake. Dexter Roberts and Andrew Sevener advanced in the competition and Rigdon spoke about the bond he has formed with his teammates throughout the show.
“It’s just us three amigos from Team Blake in the finals,” Rigdon said. “Since day one it’s been us country boys together on this crazy ride.”
Rigdon and his two teammates are not alone in the finals. Joining them in the final four Team Legend’s Maelyn Jarmon, who has been a frontrunner in the competition from the very beginning.
Jarmon and Rigdon have been neck and neck on The Voice. They both have been the most streamed artists in various weeks. They both have had their performances land on high positions on the Itunes charts, and neither of them have been at risk of elimination from
“She is super talented,” Rigdon said. “She is the one to beat.”
Rigdon looked back at his performances on the show and said that there are two that stand out in his mind as favorites.
“When I sang ‘I Want To Be Loved Like That’, it was very special to me. I got to dedicate that song to my grandparents,” Rigdon said. “I also am so glad that I got to sing ‘God Bless The U.S.A’ because that song weighs on my heart.”
After he performed God Bless The U.S.A on The Voice, the song’s original artist Lee Greenwood reached out to Rigdon and complimented his performance.
“Lee actually tweeted me after the performance,” Rigdon said. “He did it twice, and said that he liked the performance.”
Rigdon teased a few details about his upcoming performance on the finale and said what fans could expect.
“The finale is going to be pure fireworks. It’s going to be a cool show,” said Rigdon.
“I’ve taken a lot in from the fans. They really enjoy the classic country storytelling songs. This time I’ll be doing another very special song with a story.”
Local fans have been showing there support for Rigdon with yard signs, watch parties, music streams, and countless social media posts. He had a special message for the fans that have supported him throughout the competition.
“I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again; I could not do this without the support of the fans,” said Rigdon.
“I did not make the finals, we made the finals.”
Rigdon will make his last performance on The Voice Monday night. Fans will be glued to the TV to watch the epic finale.
The Voice airs Monday night at 7 p.m. on NBC.