Raquel Castro
Raquel Castro


Raquel Castro




Long Island, New York, U.S.


Team Christina


Season 1


Eliminated in Quarterfinals

Raquel Castro was a contestant on Season 1 of The Voice. At the time of auditioning, Raquel was 16 years old and was from Long Island, New York.

The Voice

Blind Auditions

In the Blind Auditions, Raquel was the 19th artist to audition and sang "Bleeding Love" by Leona Lewis. Christina Aguilera was the only coach to turn his chair around making Raquel an immediate member of Team Christina.

Battle Rounds

In the Battle Rounds, Raquel was paired with Julia Eason and they were given the song "Only Girl (In The World)" by Rihanna. Christina chose Raquel as the winner of the battle and Julia was eliminated from the competition.


In the 1st week of the Quarterfinals, Raquel performed 1st and sang "Blow" by Kesha. She also performed with the rest of Team Christina and their coach to "Lady Marmalade" by Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya and Pink. Raquel was later eliminated from the competition with her fellow team member Lily Elise.


Song Episode With
"Bleeding Love" Blind Auditions
"Only Girl (In The World)" Battle Rounds Julia Eason
"Blow" Quarterfinals
"Lady Marmalade" Quarterfinals Team Christina