'The Voice Australia' 2017 Top 10 Part 1: Meet Team Kelly and Team Boy George [VIDEOS]

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Singer Kelly Rowland poses at the GQ Men of the Year Party in West Hollywood, California, December 8, 2016. Rowland is one of the coaches in "The Voice Australia" 2017. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

"The Voice Australia" 2017 has finally whittled down its 48 contestants to the current Top 10 roster. They are divided into four teams per coach. Let's take a look at the members of Team Kelly Rowland and Team Boy George that make it to the Top 10 list this year. Read on to learn more about them.

'The Voice AU Season 6' #TeamKelly 

The talented contestants in the Top 10 include Team Kelly members Spencer Jones and Fasika Ayallew. Unfortunately, the other members of their team have been eliminated, including Bojesse Pigram, who was booted out in the last episode which aired on Sunday, June 11.

1. Spencer Jones

Jones, 48, was born in Wales, according to the 9Now website. He's from New South Wales (NSW), Australia. He auditioned for "The Voice AU" 2017 with the song "Black Dog" by Led Zeppelin. Seal, Delta Goodrem and Rowland turned their chairs for him during the Blind Auditions (episode 6, air date: May 2). He chose to be part of #TeamKelly.

His choice of songs have been interesting and these include "I Don't Wanna Miss a Thing" by Aerosmith (episode 12, air date: May 22), "Higher Ground" by Stevie Wonder (episode 14: air date: May 28), "We Are the Champions" by Queen (episode 16, air date: June 4), "Chain of Fools" by Aretha Franklin and "Skyfall" by Adele (episode 17, air date: June 11). Jones fought to stay in the competition and in the previous episode, he was instantly saved to move on to the next round. 

2. Fasika Ayallew

Ayallew is 19 years old and is studying Law at University. She auditioned with the song "I Say a Little Prayer" by Dionne Warwick (episode 3, air date: April 26). Delta and Boy George were the only ones that turned their chairs for her. She eventually chose to be part of #TeamDelta.

However, her fate in the competition changed when Kelly chose to steal her from Delta during episode 11, which aired on May 21. Since then, she has sung various songs such as "Remember Me" by Jennifer Hudson (episode 15, air date: May 29), "Young Hearts Run Free" by Candi Staton (episode 16, air date: June 4) and "Freedom" by Beyonce (episode 17, air date: June 11). She was safe from elimination during Weeks 1 and 2 of the Live Results.

#TeamBoyGeorge

Meanwhile, Boy George's team consists of Hoseah Partsch and Sarah Stone. Check out their profiles below.

3. Hoseah Partsch

Partsch, 17, is from the state of Victoria. He was born in Auckland, New Zealand. He chose to sing Ariana Grande's "Almost is Never Enough" for his Blind Audition song. His performance was aired on the first episode of the musical competition (air date: April 24). Boy George, Kelly, Seal and Delta all turned their chairs for him. He ended up choosing to be part of Team Boy George.

According to an exclusive interview with 9Honey, Partsch said that he and his family struggled at times to put food on the table. "There’s been ups and downs for me and my family – money-wise, food on the table," He told 9Honey. "But myself and my family are very happy, we get to see each other every day and it’s just a blessing to see smiles on their faces, even though we struggle."

Aside from singing Grande's song, he has also sung "Man in the Mirror" by Michael Jackson (episode 12, air date: May 22), "Bridge over Troubled Water" by Simon and Garfunkel (episode 15, air date: May 29), "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" by Elton John (episode 16, air date: June 4) and "Everybody's Free (To Feel Good)" by Rozalla (episode 17, air date: June 11). He has also survived Weeks 1 and 2 without being part of the Bottom two.

4. Sarah Stone

Stone, 23, is from Victoria. She sang "Autumn" by Paolo Nutini in her Blind Audition which aired on May 2 during the show's sixth episode. All four judges turned their chairs when she sang it. She chose to be part of Boy George's team.

Like Partsch, she also has a sad story. She spoke on the Channel Nine show about her mum's disappearance 17 years ago. She said that her mum disappeared after dropping her off at school when she was six years old. Stone's mother Linda Anne Grimstone was last seen at Powers Lookout in Victoria at 3:50 pm on Sept. 4, 2000, according to the Missing Persons website.

“She completely disappeared off the face of the earth," Stone said. "Still to this day no one really knows what happened with my mum so that is always something that I guess is a question in the back of all of our minds."

Despite the tragedy, she still chose to pursue her love for music by joining the reality singing competition. Her song choices include "Runnin' (Lose It All)" by Naughty Boy featuring Beyoncé and Arrow Benjamin (episode 11, air date: May 21), "Why" by Annie Lennox (episode 14, air date: May 28), "Water Under the Bridge" by Adele (episode 16, air date: June 4) and "Gravity" by Sara Bareilles (episode 17, air date: June 11). Since then, she has also been safe from elimination during the Live Show for Weeks 1 and 2.

Aside from Rowland and Boy George, there are also members of Team Delta and Team Seal that made it to "The Voice Australia" 2017 Top 10. Stay tuned for Part 2 of this series. 

"The Voice AU" Season 6 is hosted by Sonia Kruger and airs on the Nine Network every Sunday. The upcoming episode which airs this Sunday, June 18, will feature a double elimination.

Watch 'The Voice Australia' 2017 videos below featuring some of the Top 10 contestants' previous performances:

Source: The Voice Australia/YouTube

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