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Blessing Chitapa
Birth name Blessing Annatoria Chitapa
Born (2002-03-20) 20 March 2002 (age 22)
Harare, Zimbabwe
Origin Dudley, West Midlands, England
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2020–present
Labels Island (2020–2021)

Blessing Annatoria Chitapa is a Zimbabwe-born singer from Russells Hall, Dudley. She won the ninth series of The Voice UK; her winner's single, a cover version of Robbie Williams' "Angels", charted at number 50 on the UK Singles Download Chart. She attended The Kingswinford School and Dudley College.


2020: The Voice UK

In 2020, Chitapa auditioned for the ninth series of The Voice UK, and joined Olly Murs' team. After performing "Angels" by Robbie Williams, she was announced as the winner of the series, signing a contract with Island Records. She has two singles That Love and Stay With Me out

Performed Song Original Artist Result
Blind Audition "I'd Rather Go Blind" Etta James Joined Team Olly
Battle Rounds "Flying Without Wings" (against Beryl McCormack) Westlife Winner
Knockout rounds "We Won't Move" Arlissa Winner
Semi-Final "Without You" Badfinger Safe
Final "Before I Go" Guy Sebastian Winner
"Hold Back the River" (with Olly Murs) James Bay
"Angels" Robbie Williams

2021: Count My Blessings

On 2 March 2021, Chitapa announced her new song, "I Smile". The song was released on 12 March 2021, as the lead single from her upcoming debut album, Count My Blessings. She performed the song at the final of the tenth series of The Voice UK.

On 30 April 2021, Annatoria’s debut album Count My Blessings was released.

In 2021, Annatoria parted ways with Island Records.

2022: New music

On 20 March 2022, Annatoria announced her new single "Stay With Me". The song was released on 25 March 2022.

Personal life

Annatoria is a Christian.


Studio album

Title Album details
Count My Blessings


List of singles, with selected details and chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
"Angels" 2020 50 Count My Blessings
"I Smile" 2021 63
"Stay With Me" 2022 0TBA
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Promotional singles

List of promotional singles
Title Year Album
"In Christ Alone" 2021 Count My Blessings
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