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Reality Recap: The Voice Goes Live

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The Voice is live for the first time starting with the top 12. Fans are now able to vote for their favorites to move on every week.

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Bria Kelly- “Rolling In The Deep”

Bria made small changes to the Adele hit to make it her own. The minor changes paid off. Shakira loved her fierceness and her grit in her voice. Usher said he heard fire in her voice and she gave a great performance.


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Delvin Choice-“Unchanged Melody”

Delvin’s performance was a bit boring but all the judges liked his performance of the Righteous Brothers’ classic. Usher is a threat vocally and he enjoyed it. His command of his foresetto is amazing. Adam thought he created the performance he was looking for.


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Dani Moz- “Just Give Me A Reason”

Adam thought her performance was fantastic, but it was very in your face and wanted it to be more dynamic. Blake loved it and said Adam was so wrong and did not agree with him at all.


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Audra McLaughlin-“Angel Of The Morning”

Blake choice the song to try expand Audra’s fan base and to do something different. Usher believes Audra’s voice is very incredible voice with so much character. Blake said she is one of his favorite country artists.


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T.J. Wilkins-“Waiting For The World To Change”

Usher picked this contemporary modern song for T.J. Shakira adores him and believes he is pure.  Blake thinks he “has something that is infectious” and applauded his performance.  Usher explained T.J. is a leader and that is what makes him an incredible artists by the was he commands the performance.


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Christina Grimmie-“Dark Horse”

Christina rocked out her performance. She continues to grow as an artist showing more confidence every time. Dynamite comes in small packages and she is the artist to beat on Team Adam. Usher also thinks she is the best artist on Team Adam. Her coach, Adam, said the song belonged to her and it did not seem like a cover.


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Sisaundra Lewis- “Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me”

Sisaundra gave another epic performance. Usher asked “can it get any better than this” and compared her to Patti LaBelle. Adam liked to see her control the song.


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Kristen Merlin-“Stay”

Kristen took on the Sugarland song. During the end of her performance the microphone went out, but she kept singing leading the judges to give a standing ovation. Adam said she “handled it so gracefully it was as if nothing had happened.” Blake stated she was incredible and keeps getting better and better. Shakira said it was heartfelt and moving.


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Kat Perkins- “Magic Man”

Kat owned the stage and gave a true rock performance. Usher called her voice dope. Adam thought it was mind blowing that she can sing the songs that are impossible.


 

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Jake Worthington-“Anymore”

Jake was given the Travis Tritt song by Blake. Shakira said his performance was so honest. Blake said his pitch was perfect and he nailed it.


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Tess Boyer- “I’ll Be There For You”

Blake thinks Tess is the artist on Team Shakira to beat and will take the team far. Shakira said she was amazing and has grown so much.


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Josh Kaufman-“Stay With Me”

Usher picked the retro Sam Smith song for Josh. Shakira stated Josh was clever to start the song off the way he did. Adam admitted he was stupid for letting him go and thought Usher picked the perfect song for him. Blake said he is the best artist on Team Usher. According to Usher he commanded the entire room and it made Usher’s night.

Ashley Rae, new media journalist, beginning her career in television in 2007 at Comcast Television. She started freelance writing in summer of 2013 for local newspapers and is a video journalist for Lareena Larue. Ashley Rae has a B.A. in Communication/Electronic Media from the University of Michigan and a M.A. in New Media Journalism from Full Sail University.