Meet 'The Voice's' Nakia, whose cover of 'Forget You' made Cee Lo a believer

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What does a big, gay, bearded white guy have in common with Cee Lo Green on "The Voice"? They both can do a killer rendition of "Forget You.""I had to turn around to see who this brave individual was," Green joked after hearing the Texan's performance on his song.Nakia, the 36-year-old from Austin came to the show with the hope that he can pay his partner back for supporting his singing career. Now, that's one hell of a touching intro story, isn't it? And we think he definitely put himself on the right path by tackling Green's hit and killing on it.Nakia created a battle between coaches Green and Blake Shelton, who both felt that the performer could be the "exception to the rule.""You look nothing like how I expected," Shelton says. "I didn't expect to turn around and feel threatened. But those are the things that make you an artist, the unique things."He ended...


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