Contestant Jordan Smith sang "Chandelier" by Sia on the season premiere of The Voice, and he excelled at what the show's blind audition process seems to reward most: looking different than the judges expect based on your voice. Obviously you have to have an impressive voice to get the judges to turn around in their spinny chairs in the first place, as the unbreachable rules of The Voice dictate. But if they're then surprised when they see you? A star is born. This was 15-year-old Siahna Im's strategy with her old school performance of "Fever," and it's part of the appeal of cardigan-and-glasses-clad Smith performing such a powerful rendition of this song. They may look innocent, but they are expertly gaming the system (and by the system I mean Adam Levine).

Sources: The Voice