On Saturday, Janice told her husband Dion that she couldn't breathe, which prompted a 911 call, her family told TMZ. She was transported by ambulance to the hospital where she was pronounced dead at 5:30 PM. Previously, Freeman had suffered from cervical cancer as well, though she had successfully beaten it and had been living cancer free.
The singer battled lupus and symptoms of her condition worsened over the past few months, the outlet reported.
Freeman was eliminated after falling into the Bottom Two and not receiving enough Instant Save votes to stay.
"A survivor and fighter, and a handsome force in this world, Janice gained notoriety through her success on NBC's "The Voice" as a member of Miley Cyrus' team", the statement said.
"The voice of hers we got to hear and the bit of life we got to watch her live was a blessing and inspiration to us all!"
Our thoughts are with Janice's loved ones at this hard time. "My heart and prayers go out to [her] daughter and family".
"Thank you @janicefreeman ... for everything". Posting a photo of a rainbow in the sky, Cyrus thanked Freeman "for everything", noting that the rainbow perfectly represents the late singer.
Freeman's blind audition for "The Voice" saw her perform a rendition of Imagine Dragons' "Radioactive", which turned Jennifer Hudson and Cyrus' chairs.
She is survived by her husband Dion, her 12-year-old daughter Hannah, her mother Janice, brothers and sisters, and many extended family.