Holly Brand: Former Miss Mississippi to appear on The Voice 23

Holly Brand is an American model, singer and songwriter. She 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. Brand was crowned as Miss Mississippi 2021.

Birth & Early Life

Brand is the daughter of Barry and Connie Brand of Meridian. She has one brother, Hunter Brand, and is the granddaughter of Martha Gibbs and Lois Brand.

Holly Brand with Parents and Sibling
Holly Brand with Parents and Sibling

Brand has made a remarkable journey, starting out as a student at the University of Alabama where she excelled and graduated summa cum laude with a degree in communications. She went on to further her education and obtained a master’s degree.

On top of that, she has established her own career as a contemporary Christian recording artist.


Brand was crowned Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen in 2017. She devoted time throughout her teenage years to preparing for such a prestigious competition, tirelessly perfecting her social impact initiative and mastering her talent performance.

Brand was named Miss Mississippi 2021 on June 26, 2021, at the Vicksburg Convention Center. (Photo by Chris Todd)

In an interview afterwards, Brand discussed how she grew up admiring the contestants of the Miss America Pageant, reenacting the evening gown portion as a young girl.

In 2023, she came into limelight after participating on the stage of The Voice as a contestant. She performed Faith Hill’s “Mississippi Girl” during The Voice Blind Auditions and got three chair turn from Kelly Clarkson, Chance the Rapper and Niall Horan but later she decided to join Team Kelly for the show.


Brand is currently in relationship with an entrepreneur, Hayden.

Holly Brand with Boyfriend
Holly Brand with her Boyfriend


  • Holly Brand lives in Meridian, Mississippi.
  • She belongs to a musical family and was actively involved in her Tuscaloosa church by playing piano. ((Clarion Ledger))
  • She is the co-owner of Owner at Brand New You Boutique in Meridian.
  • She is quite active on social media especially on Instagram where she has over a thousand followers.

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