Daniel Passino

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Daniel Passino
Birth nameDaniel Alan Passino
Born (1995-01-30) January 30, 1995 (age 24)
Garden City, Michigan, U.S.
GenresPop, R&B
Associated actsPharrell Williams, Christina Aguilera, Hannah Huston, Emily Keener, Moushumi, Lacy Mandigo, Caity Peters, Alisan Porter, Kristen Marie, Nick Hagelin, Owen Danoff

Daniel Alan Passino (born January 30, 1995) is an American singer and songwriter. He became an artist on Season 10 of NBC's The Voice, March 8, 2016 at age 21. In The Top 10, he was eliminated.

Life and career[edit]

Passino was born and raised in New Boston, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. He moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan in 2012 to attend the University of Michigan for Vocal Performance and Communications. At the University of Michigan, he joined The University of Michigan Men's Glee Club and their subset a capella group The Friars.[1] On August 3, 2016, he released his debut single titled "Tell Me".[citation needed].

The Voice[edit]

On March 8, 2016 Passino auditioned for Season 10 of The Voice and turned the chairs of Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton. Passino chose Christina Aguilera as his coach. On March 21 (Episode 8), he won his battle against Kristen Marie. On March 28 (Episode 10), he lost in the knockout rounds against Alisan Porter. On April 12 (Episode 15), he advanced to the live playoffs as a coach comeback on Team Pharrell.

Round Date Song Original Artist Order Notes
Blind Audition Tuesday, March 8 "Marvin Gaye" Charlie Puth 4.5 Christina and Blake turned
Joined Team Christina
Battle Rounds Monday, March 21 "Turning Tables" (vs. Kristen Marie) Adele 8.3 Saved By Coach
Knockout Round Monday, March 28 "Ain't Too Proud to Beg" (vs. Alisan Porter) The Temptations 10.5 Defeated, but was chosen as the Coach Comeback Artist for Team Pharrell
Live Playoffs Monday, April 11 "When I Was Your Man" Bruno Mars 15.1 Saved by Public Vote
Top 12 Monday, April 18 "Human Nature" Michael Jackson 17.3
Top 11 Monday, April 25 "Time After Time" Cyndi Lauper 19.2 Bottom 2. Saved by Instant Save (via Twitter)
Tuesday, April 26 "Jealous" Nick Jonas 20.1
Top 10 Monday, May 2 "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" Aerosmith 21.1 Eliminated
Tuesday, May 3 "Uptown Funk" Mark Ronson / Bruno Mars 22.2
Non Competition Performances:
Collaborator(s) Song Original Artist
Team Pharrell Ladies "Don't You Worry Child" Swedish House Mafia
Pharrell Williams and Hannah Huston "Let Love Rule" Lenny Kravitz


Year Single
2016 "Marvin Gaye"
"Turning Tables" (vs. Kristen Marie)
"Ain't Too Proud to Beg"
"When I Was Your Man"
"Human Nature"
"Time After Time"
"I Don't Want to Miss a Thing"
"Uptown Funk"


  1. ^ "Daniel Passino". www.nbc.com. Archived from the original on 2016-04-19.

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