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STILLWATER, Okla. – A student from Oklahoma State University has joined Team Blake on NBC’s The Voice.

Corey Kent White, a junior at OSU, performed “Chicken Fried” by Zac Brown Band for his blind audition.

His performance blew judges Pharrell Williams and Blake Shelton away.

The two judges battled to win the Bixby native over.

“It would’ve been an honor to work with any of the judges and I felt lucky that one coach pushed their button, but I couldn’t believe that I had the luxury of choosing between my top two picks of coaches,” White said.

Ultimately, White chose to join fellow Oklahoman Blake Shelton’s team.

“I had my heart set on working with Blake,” White said. “He knows the country music industry so well and has so much respect that I would’ve been crazy to go any other way. Plus, there’s just something about those boys from Oklahoma!”

According to a press release from OSU, White has always been serious about succeeding in the music industry.  He even moved to Nashville to further his dream.

School officials say White maintained student status with OSU while working in Music City by taking online classes.

Keep up with White’s progress on The Voice, airing Mondays and Tuesdays at 7 p.m. on NBC.

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