Sylvia Yacoub

 

Biography

Sylvia Yacoub is a member of Christina Aguilera's team on The Voice season 3.

At 5, Yacoub moved from Egypt to USA. She credits her musicality from her mother. This political science and philosophy double major takes inspiration from Christina Aguilera on her music.

This Egyptian native first came to the U.S. at age 5 and credits her mother for teaching her how to sing: a passion denied to her mom while living in the Middle East. Sylvia has found the perfect coach in Christina as she counts the songstress among her biggest influences. A political science and philosophy double major, Sylvia hopes The Voice will be her ticket to dreams she has always wanted to achieve.

Yacoub was eliminated during the Top 10 results show on "The Voice" season 3.
 

Birth Name

Sylvia Yacoub
 

Gender

Female
 

Fun Facts

During the blind auditions, Yacoub sang "Only Girl (in the World)" by Rihanna. All judges except for Adam turned around and she chose Christina.

She won her battle round singing "Best Thing I Never Had" by Beyonce against Joselyn Rivera and then won her knockout round singing "Fighter" by Christina Aguilera against Aquile.

During the playoff round, she sang "The One That Got Away" by Katy Perry. She was one of the top 2 vote-getters from Team Christina and she moves on as one of the top 12.

She performed "My Heart Will Go On" by Celine Dion for her Top 12 performance and was voted through to the next round.

Yacoub then sang "Girl on Fire" by Alicia Keys for her Top 8 performance. However, she got voted off from the competition the next results show.
 

Filmography

The Voice, Season 3