Originally posted on CNS Blog:
ROME — A religious sister singing a Bon Jovi mega-hit with a British boy band for backup?
“Never say never,” Ursuline Sister Cristina Scuccia told her audience last night before she was swept into the semifinals by popular vote.
The 25-year-old sister from Sicily is now one of the eight contestants left on the Italian version of the TV talent show The Voice vying for the final win.
Screengrab of Italian rapper, J-Ax — Sr. Cristina’s coach on The Voice of Italy.
Her coach, Italian rap-star J-Ax (who’s been choosing Sister Cristina’s repertoire since her Blind Audition debut) said he’s really sorry he’s turned her into his personal “jukebox,” making her sing his favorites from his “sulky adolescence.”
He said he’s been pushing her “to go to the next level” and conquer every genre: blues, pop, Italian ballads and now big-hair 1980s rock&roll.
Screengrab of Sr. Cristina with…
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