Lockport native Joshua Vacanti had an impressive showing on season 21 of NBC’s The Voice. He made it to the semifinals of the show, and he secured his spot in the top 8, but Vacanti was unable to receive enough votes to push him to the top 5 and into the finals. 

Vacanti has spent the last few months practicing and performing on stage for NBC’s The Voice, and while his journey on The Voice may be over, this is only the beginning for Vacanti’s musical career

From the blind auditions on the show to becoming a staple of Team Legend on The Voice, Joshua Vacanti had several great performances on the show this season.

If you missed his incredible performances from this season, you can relive all of them below.

  1. Into the Unknown (From Frozen 2) 

2. good 4 u / Olivia Rodrigo

3. Falling / Harry Styles

4. You and I / Lady Gaga

5. You Will Be Found from Dear Evan Hansen

6. The Show Must Go On / Queen

7. If I Ain't Got You / Alicia Keys

8. Hand in my Pocket (Duet) / Alanis Morissette

9. Ashes / Celine Dion

10. My Heart Will Go On / Celine Dion

Joshua Vacanti also gave a tip of the hat to those who continue to support him from around the world, but most notably -- his hometown and fellow Western New Yorkers. 

About Joshua Vacanti

He always loved singing growing up, but at around 8 years old, he developed a severe and chronic form of asthma. This medical condition often halted Joshua’s musical journey, causing obstacles and regular hospitalizations in his youth. 

Medical professionals prescribed Vacanti with steroids to help fight the asthma complications, which caused him to gain weight and as a result, some of his classmates teased him for this. Vacanti struggled to find his place during his time in school, but eventually he found that safe haven in the community choir. 

Vacanti continued his musical journey in his collegiate studies, and before he auditioned for The Voice this season, Vacanti would travel and perform with his wife on stage, as well as in their family worship band with Vacanti’s parents.

Outside Of Music

Vacanti works as a prevention educator where he tells kids about drug prevention and encourages them to set goals that they want to achieve. That’s one of the biggest drivers behind Joshua’s audition this season -- don’t forget to chase your own dreams.

Follow Joshua Vacanti on Instagram for updates on his musical journey.

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