Terry McDermott (born August 6, 1977) is a Scottish rock singer-songwriter who finished second on season 3 of The Voice USA. His mentor was Blake Shelton.
Before trying out for The Voice USA, McDermott was the lead singer of the bands Driveblind and Lotus Crush. He was living in New Orleans with his wife Malyn and their son Liam when he decided to try out for The Voice.
The Voice USAEditMcDermott auditioned for the show in its third season, impressing the coaches with his rock-style vocals. Despite his rock background, he chose Blake Shelton, a country singer, as his coach. McDermott wowed the public with such songs as "Carry On Wayward Son" by Kansas and "Let It Be" by the Beatles. He finished second to fellow Team Blake member Cassadee Pope on December 18, 2012.
Post The Voice USAEdit
After doing some press after the show, McDermott got to work on new music. His first post-Voice single, "Pictures", was released on February 25, 2013. It hit number 11 on the iTunes Rock Chart and number 27 on the Billboard Rock chart. His second post-Voice single, "In Your Eyes", was released on May 24, 2013. He also released an EP, Palmetto Heights, with his new band, Terry McDermott and The Bonfires, in 2013.
Terry McDermott and The Bonfires:
- Palmetto Heights (2013) (EP)
- "Pictures" (2013)
- "In Your Eyes" (2013)