WATCH: Fil-Am teen wows 'The Voice U.S.' with Bruno Mars hit


Posted at Mar 01 2017 01:23 AM | Updated as of Mar 01 2017 12:41 PM

A Filipina-American teen's version of Bruno Mars' "Runaway Baby" is one of the highlights in the season premiere of "The Voice U.S." 

Anatalia Villaranda, who was born in the US from Filipino parents, wowed the show's coaches with her energetic blind audition. She even had Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine lay out a fearless forecast for her: "I do believe you could win this entire thing."

WATCH: Fil-Am teen wows 'The Voice U.S.' with Bruno Mars hit 1
Anatalia Villaranda could not hide her smile after all four coaches turned for her. The Voice U.S.

Levine, as well as the other coaches Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, and Alicia Keys, all turned for Villaranda. 

"This is more than just a voice," gushed Keys. "This is an artist who is unafraid to express yourself. I would like you to look in your heart and see how important it is for you to be on my team." 

Villaranda picked the "If I Ain't Got You" singer for her coach. The teen from California expressed her excitement on Twitter after her audition aired. 

This isn't the first time Villaranda joined a reality singing contest in the U.S. She also auditioned in the final season of "American Idol."

Back in February 2016, some fans on Twitter asked Villaranda about her nationality. "My mom is from Bacolod and my dad is from Manila! Thanks for your support!" she replied.