Former Eagan resident and musician Nicholas Mrozinski continued his ascent into the upper echelons of NBC's "The Voice" on Thursday night when he was selected by the TV show's voting audience to continue to the next round.
Mrozinski, a member of Cee Lo Green's team on the televised singing competition, will perform alongside fellow teammates Trevin Hunte and Cody Belew and nine other singers in the semi-final live rounds next week.
The relief was visible on the Mrozinski's face when host Carson Daly announced the artist had made the cut. Although he didn't perform individually during the elimination episode on Thursday, Mrozinski .
"You know you make me proud," Cee Lo Green said following Mrozinski's performance on Wednesday. "You just really can do no wrong in my book, and I really think you deserve to go all the way."
Mrozinski, who grew up in Eagan and currently lives in St. Paul, is competing for the grand prize of a recording contract. The Voice's semifinal round starts Monday, Nov. 12.