'The Voice' Alum Janice Freeman's Death Confirmed by Her Representatives

Janice Freeman -who was a favourite contestant on 2017's The Voice in the U.S. - died suddenly on Saturday (Sunday AEDT).

Freeman's family told TMZ she started having trouble breathing at her home in West Covina, California.

Her husband Dion called 911 and performed CPR on her until paramedics arrived. She was rushed to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 5:30 p.m. It appears a blood clot traveled to her heart, according to TMZ. Freeman married in 2015, and when she auditioned for The Voice in 2017 with a rock "n" soul remake of Imagine Dragons" "Radioactive', she told the coaches, "I fought my whole life for this moment".

Freeman had suffered from health issues in the past, including lupus, meningitis and cervical cancer, which she had beaten.

"The Voice" singer Janice Freeman has died.

Freeman eventually joined Miley Cyrus's team, and was clearly one of Cyrus's favourites.

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She was a part of Team Miley and made it all the way to the top 11.

Freeman is survived by her husband Dion, daughter Hannah and mother Janice.

"Thank you ALL but she found us placement until we found permanent housing, gave me the deposit, covered me for 6 months so I can get on my feet!"

"Miley, you are my dawg, like my best friend, and I will defend you to the bitter end", Freeman said in an Instagram live video. "This represents you perfectly", Cyrus, 26, wrote.

Hudson sent her condolences to the Freeman family via Instagram. "Do you understand? What she don't know is, I've been praying for her".

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