The Voice Top 9: Ruling With Restraint

Hey! Who turned off the power? As we head into the Top 9 performances on The Voice, some of the night’s top performances were turned in by typical powerhouses who flipped the switch and showcased vulnerability and restraint rather than relying on the rasp, the raw and the power of their voices. So let’s get into the Top 9 performances, which shows a shakeup in the Top 5. Continue reading “The Voice Top 9: Ruling With Restraint”

The Voice Top 10: Got the Blues, Can’t Lose

While the winner of this season’s The Voice has yet to be crowned (no matter what Adam Levine may say, the odds are looking more and more like the winner will have a blues background. Once considered a bit of a novelty in the competition, Team Blake‘s Adam Wakefield and Team Adam’s Laith Al-Saadi have improved their standings in recent weeks, while some of Alisan Porter‘s best work on Team Christina have been tinged with a bluesy delivery that allows her to belt with more power and attitude. That being said, this week it all converged for blues-loving fans as the night’s top four all thrived with a bit of that attitude thrown in. So let’s take a look at the night’s Top 5 Voice competitors:

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The Voice Top 11: Laith It On the Line

The Voice scaled down one last week as Team Pharrell‘s Emily Keener was ousted after surprisingly finding herself in the bottom two. It turned out to be an unexpected bottom pair as Emily found herself squaring off against Team Adam‘s Owen Danoff, even though  Team Blake‘s Paxton Ingram was by far the lowest selling performer on iTunes. Will the surprises keep coming? Let’s get into tonight’s performances and find out. Continue reading “The Voice Top 11: Laith It On the Line”

The Voice Live Playoffs: Teams Christina + Blake Face Tough Choices

We’ve seen them audition, we’ve seen them battle and yes we’ve even seen a few get knocked out. Only 20 remain (though four additional performers are getting a second chance) as we head into the first night of The Voice Live Rounds. Two of the teams, Blake Shelton‘s and Christina Aguilera‘s, will be cut significantly after tonight’s performances, so let’s get into it.

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