Ricky Duran garnered international attention with his soulful vocals, fiery guitar playing and compelling performances on NBC’s The Voice. The Season 17 Runner-Up has since released a full album entitled "Space & Time", which charted at No. 1 on iTunes.  The 33-year-old Worcester native and graduate of Berklee School of Music is a versatile artist with powerful vocals and an electrifying stage presence that entertains crowds all over the country. His vulnerable songwriting resonates with listeners across genres and has catapulted him to the top of songwriting charts, including recognition as a fan-favorite when he won the People’s Choice award in the International Songwriter Contest in 2022 for “She Closed Her Eyes”. Ricky’s album Space & Time has also been recognized as one of the top New England albums of 2022 by Worcester Magazine.