Parijita Bastola Biography
Parijita Bastola is a Nepalese-American singer and songwriter from Severna Park, Md. She is the lead singer for the band, Bastola, which was selected to perform in the 2022 International Blues Challenge, held in Memphis. She is widely known for competing in season 22 of The Voice, on NBC.
Parijita Bastola Age | Birthday
Bastola is 17 years old (age as of 2022). She was born on March 23, 2005. Bastola celebrates her birthday on the 23rd of March every year. Parijita’s mother revealed on her Facebook that “they always celebrated Bastola’s birthday with the big extended family, friends, and neighbors with food and laughter!”
Parijita Bastola Parents
Bastola was born in Seven Park, MD to her parents; Bira Tiwari (mother) and Pankaj Bastola (father). Parijita’s father, Pankaj Bastola is originally from Jhapa, Nepal. Her mom owns Cafe Bira while her father owned an Entertainment company. Bastola grew up surrounded by music because her dad would bring over bands from Nepal touring the USA. Moreover, she has a sister named Priyankana Bastola, who turned 30 on September 9, 2022.
Parijita Bastola Nationality and Ethnicity
Bastola is a Nepalese-American when it comes to her nationality. Both her father and mother are originally from Nepal, with her father’s hometown being Jhapa, Nepal and her mother’s being Kathmandu, Nepal.
When it comes to ethnicity, Bastola holds the Nepalese ethnic group.
Parijita Bastola Height
Bastola stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 4 inches (approximately).
Parijita Bastola High School Education
Bastola is a senior at Seven Park High School. She intends to study music in College.
Parijita Bastola Music Career | Songs
Bastola started singing at a young age. She grew up around music because her father owned an entertainment company, whereby he would invite bands coming to the USA from Nepal to sing.
A Seven Park, MD native, Bastola gave her first school performance when she was in seventh grade. She then formed part of a band after her friend’s suggestion. She is a member of a band titled Bastola (previously band Soul), to which she is the lead singer.
Moreover, Bastola and her band were selected to perform in the 2022 International Blues Challenge. The other members of the Bastola band included bassist Jack Slote, guitarists Jesse Kegley and Bennettt Terhune, and drummer Dylan Hood.
The singer’s band covers different artists including Etta James, Aretha Franklin, Amy Winehouse, and Rhianna. Their sound is R&B and soulful.
Besides, Bastola has done solo performances including performing the national anthem and covering Adele’s “All I Ask” at the Nepal American Community Center in Fairfax, Va.
Parijita Bastola The Voice Season 22 | Audition
Bastola is one of the contestants competing in the 22nd season of the NBC reality show The Voice. She is an aspiring singer from Severna Park, Maryland.
The Voice 22 premiered on September 19, 2022, at 8/7 c on NBC. The judges of The Voice season 22 are Camila Cabello, John Legend, Gwen Stefani, and Blake Shelton, and the host is Carson Daly.
Bastola’s audition performance airs on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at 8 PM. She performed a rendition of Labrinth’s “Jealous” during her blind audition. Bastola got all the four judges/voice coaches to turn their chairs with her impressive rendition of “Jealous” by Labrinth.
Gwen praised Bastola’s performance by saying: “so natural and very unique. You’re so in touch with your heart, it’s incredible.” Cabello on the other hand remarked: “That was probably my favorite song that anybody has sung so far, and the way you did it was masterful.”
To find out who Bastola chooses as her voice coach, stay tuned on NBC on Tuesday, 27th of September, 2022, from 8 pm | ET. Besides, she gifted the four judges Rudraksha beads from Nepal, which she places around each of the panelist’s necks before choosing one of them as her voice coach.
To Vote for The Voice Season 22
Fans and viewers of #TheVoice22 can vote for their favorite contestants via The Voice’s official app or through NBC.com. To vote you will be required to set up an NBCUniversal profile to choose your favorite artist and cast a vote.
You can also vote via nbc.com/VoiceVote
The Voice Season 22 Contestants
The other contestants of NBC’s singing reality competition The Voice 22 include:
- Morgan Myles
- Lana Love
- Sadie Bass
- Jay Allen
- Kim Cruse
- Sydney Paige
- Tanner Fussell
- Kara McKee
- Hillary Ward
- Daysia Reneau
- Valarie Collins-Harding
- Morgan Taylor
- Zach Newbould
- Eva Ullmann
- Eric Who
- David Andrew
- Omar Cardona
- Steven McMorran
- Dia Malai
- Destiny Lilia
- La Reina Ley
- Justin Aaron
- Emma Brooke
- Constance Howard
- Tanner Howe
- Jaeden Luke
- Brayden Lape
- Ian Harrison
- Cara Brindisi
- Benny Weag
- Bryce Leatherwood
- Austin Montgomery
- Kate Kalvach
- Julia Aslansli
- Rowan Grace
- Sasha Hurtado
- Orlando Mendez
- Kique Gomez
- The Marilynds
- The Dryes
- Madison Hughes
- Kayla Von Der Heide
- Grace Bello
- Alyssa Witrado
- Peyton Aldridge
- Nia Skyfer
- Jillian Jordyn
- Ansley Burns
Parijita Bastola Instagram
Parijita, who is a Seven Park, Maryland native is active on Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @parijitab with over 3,300 followers as of September 2022.