Tyshawn Colquitt was born to sing. He has a phenomenal voice, with range and control. He began his professional career at the tender age of 13 when he traveled to New York and won the Apollo not once but 3 times. He sang “Who’s Loving You” by Michael Jackson.
He attended the School of Creative and Performing Arts in his home town of Cincinnati where he won numerous awards
He Joined the STARS program in 2012 and nurtured his talents through Artist Development: live performances, dance, and recording sessions.
Through the program he was able to travel to Moscow, then on to Europe and represent the USA in the finals of the New Wave 2014: International competition to find the best new pop star. He performed in front of 200 million viewers.
He became the head of artist development for STARS in 2016 and worked with other participants in Cincinnati, Columbus and Akron.
In 2016 Tyshawn also won the Apollo 3 more times – this time as an adult.
Tyshawn is currently appearing on “the Voice” season 15.