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Q&A: Dia Frampton, 'The Voice' runner-up

Q&A: Dia Frampton, 'The Voice' runner-up

Before finishing second on "The Voice," 24-year-old Dia Frampton was struggling for money and relevancy as a member of the emo-folk group Meg & Dia. Last April, Frampton, along with her sister Meg, released the band's fourth album, "Cocoon," without a label and to little fanfare. On a whim, Frampton tried out for NBC's new reality singing competition as a way to get the word out for "Cocoon" … except Frampton won over the ears and hearts of the audience and her coach, country star Blake Shelton.

Although she didn't take the title, Frampton earned a record deal with Universal Republic and is now touring in support of December's "Red," her...