Sam, a Texas native, always felt out of place growing up until she moved to California and found other artists like her. She is a Pepperdine graduate and a full-time nanny, living in Los Angeles. With her new zip code and confidence, Sam is stepping into the spotlight in the hopes of making it on The Voice. Sam auditioned for The Voice with "Royals" by Lorde. She managed to turn Adam and Usher's chairs, and was called a "breath of fresh air". Usher complimented her unique and quirky tone, but she ultimately chose Adam for his eagerness to help her. For the first Battle Rounds, Sam was paired against Cary Laine to perform Ed Sheeran's "Give Me Love". Shakira enjoyed her performance, as did Adam for he chose Sam to advance.