Meet EJ Michels, The Voice 23 Contestant from Lake City

EJ Michels is an American singer and songwriter. He is best known for participating in NBC’s television singing reality show The Voice Season 23. The show is coached by Kelly Clarkson, Blake Shelton, Chance the Rapper and Niall Horan. He is originally from Salt Lake City, UT.

Parents & Siblings

EJ Michels born and grew up in Salt Lake City, UT. He has three siblings in the family. His younger brother Steve Michels is also a musician and part of Foreign Figures band.

Her sister Natalie Williams is a Licensed Nail Technician in Riverton, UT.

EJ Michels with Mother and Siblings
EJ Michels with Mother and Siblings


EJ Michels has both a successful solo music career and is part of the alt pop/rock band Foreign Figures. Originating from Salt Lake, Foreign Figures have five songs that have been streamed over a million times, with “The Fever” and “Cold War” from their 2018 album “Overzealous”.

As a solo artist, E.J. has achieved impressive numbers like “Dark Room”, released alongside the band, with over a million streams on Spotify

His “I’m Not a Rockstar” having been streamed more than 300K times.

He has collaborated and shared the stage with acclaimed artists such as Foreign Figures, X Ambassadors, Lukas Graham, Kesha, and American Authors.

His 2020 single, “The Ugliest,” is based on his personal experience of a first romance and heartbreak as an openly gay man.

His most recent single, Jupiter released in September 2022 and garnered over 100K streams on Spotify.

Michels performed Adele’s “Easy On Me” during The Voice Blind Auditions and got two chair turn from Chance the Rapper and Blake Shelton. Later he decided to join Team Blake.

Personal Life

EJ Michels is openly gay, has revealed his relationship with Mike.

EJ Michels with Partner Mike
EJ Michels with Partner Mike

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