She was 21 years old at the time of auditioning and was from Honolulu, Hawaii.
For the blind auditions she chose to sing "If I Were a Boy" by Beyonce. Cee Lo Green turned his chair around and Cheesa defaulted to his team.
For the battle rounds Cee Lo chose to team her up with fellow contestant Angie Johnson and gave them the song "Total Eclipse of the Heart" by Bonnie Tyler. After the performance Cee Lo chose to save Cheesa and Angie was eliminated from the competition.
For the live shows she chose to sing "Don't Leave Me This Way" by Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes. Cheesa was in the Bottom Three and sang "All By Myself" by Eric Carmen as her last chance performance and was given Cee Lo's Vote.
For the quarterfinals she chose to sing "I Have Nothing" by Whitney Houston. She also performed with Cee Lo and the rest of her team to "Dancing in the Street" by Martha and the Vandellas. Cheesa was in the Middle Two and sang "Already Gone" by Kelly Clarkson as her last chance performance but was eliminated from the competition.
|Blind Auditions||"If I Were a Boy"||Beyonce|
|Battle Rounds||"Total Eclipse of the Heart"||Bonnie Tyler||Angie Johnson|
|Live Shows||"Don't Leave Me This Way"||Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes|
|Live Shows||"All By Myself"||Eric Carmen|
|Quarterfinals||"I Have Nothing"||Whitney Houston|
|Quarterfinals||"Dancing in the Street"||Martha and the Vandellas||Team Cee Lo|
|Quarterfinals||"Already Gone"||Kelly Clarkson|