Meet Kason Lester, Ex-American Idol Contestant Auditioned for ‘The Voice 23’

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Kason Lester, from Lebanon, Tennessee, is a singer who has released a variety of songs such as “Love You Yet”, “Worth Waiting For”, “Come Together” etc. He was on American Idol season 17 in 2019 and made it to the Hawaii Round in the top 40. Now he’s auditioned for The Voice 23, judged by Chance the Rapper, Kelly Clarkson, Blake Shelton and Niall Horan.

Who is Kason Lester?

Kason Lester is graduated with a degree in music business and production from Belmont University. Lester works as a strawberry farmer on 200-acre Lester Farms with his brother since before the American Idol audition.


Lester was determined to make a name for himself when he auditioned for American Idol with his version of Chris Janson’s Hold Her in 2019. Although, he impressed the judges, including Katy Perry who said he could be a top 10 contender, Kason was eliminated in the third round alongside Clay Page and Johanna Jones.

Despite being voted off, Kason received an outpouring of support from his local community. His hometown hosted a watch party at the Capital Theatre full of dedicated fans.

This dedication was also followed up by his original EP “Born and Raised” which spawned the hit single “Love You Yet” which reached over 350,000 streams on Spotify.


As if that wasn’t enough, in 2020 Kason released another song titled Unseen to further cement his place in the music industry.

Recently Lester auditioned for Season 23 of The Voice.

About the Season 23 of The Voice:

The Voice returned with a brand new installment. This season will feature some of the best and brightest singing talent from all over the country, as well as a star-studded line-up of coaches which include Kelly Clarkson, Niall Horan, Chance The Rapper and OG coach Blake Shelton who will be bidding farewell to his long-time tenure after this season.

The Voice is sure to be an exciting and entertaining ride for viewers everywhere. Each episode will see contestants battling it out to impress one or more of the coaches in order to move to the next round. For those that are chosen by more than one coach, they must use their charm and talents to convince the judges on why they should be part of their team.

This year’s installment is bound to be exciting as the show features an array of unique contestants from different walks of life and cultures. Each week the stakes will get higher as contestants give it their all with the hopes of making it through to the finals.

Watch The Voice on NBC Mondays at 8/7c, Tuesdays at 9/8c, and the next day on Peacock.

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