Pop singer bodie wowed audiences and coaches alike when he competed on The Voice season 22 last year. The songwriter and vocalist finished the competition in second place behind fellow Team Blake Shelton artist Bryce Leatherwood.
Only a mere two months later, bodie has dropped a new independently released single, “lovin look easy” written by bodie with Aaron Ferrer and Ace Savage.
“Can’t tell you guys how much retweeting & sharing my posts / music with everyone means to me,” bodie wrote on Twitter. “life has never been more exciting and i absolutely love getting to know as many of my fans as possible and hearing their stories. just wanted to say before this release friday that you guys mean everything to me and i can’t thank you enough for your constant support soooo much more coming, ily”
The upbeat song, which mixes singing and rap vocals, celebrates a long, happy relationship. “Wake me up if I’m dreaming, there’s no hole in my heart and you’re the reason, I used to see you every weekend…and now we’re running around…We make lovin’ look easy,” the lyrics go.
Check out the live performance below. Streaming is now available on all platforms, or listen to the studio version HERE.
Prior to The Voice, bodie released several songs, including “Happy Now” which addresses the singer’s struggle with depression. “I broke up with depression,” bodie declared as he shared his journey honestly. “Those things aren’t the end of my story.”
Bodie seemed happy to lose The Voice!
Many The Voice fans predicted that bodie would win it all. However, he was not mad about coming in second place. Hours after the show, Bodie posted an upbeat message to his fans.
“Let’s go guys!” bodie said with a big smile on his face. “I’m SO excited, first of all for Bryce, congratulations.” He continued in the video message, “Second of all? Second place ain’t so bad! I’m so excited to FINALLY BE FREE and make music, and do the things I want to do.”
A four chair turn!
Bodie made his mark on The Voice with a cover of The Fray’s “You Found Me” which earned the singer a four chair turn. After choosing Team Blake Shelton, the singer went on to perform “As Long as You Love Me” in the Battles and Post Malone’s “Better Now” which won him the three way Knockout. His cover of Joji’s “Glimpse of Us” cemented his place in the Top 13 via America’s vote.
The singer went on to cover The Proclaimer’s “500 Miles,” Jvke’s “Golden Hour” and Halsey’s Without Me” in the live finals. His finale performances included Harry Style’s “Late Night Talking, and he brought the house down with Brandon Lake’s “Gratitude.”
The California native is married and the father of three children.