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The Voice Semifinals: Hard Choices Await as More Than Four Score

…And then there were eight. But after weeks of being kind with the cuts, The Voice axe will get in some major work this week as the field gets cut in half after the latest performances. So without further adieu, let’s see how the remaining Voice competitors did in their biggest moments of the season. Continue reading The Voice Semifinals: Hard Choices Await as More Than Four Score

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 Top 12: Alisan Porter, Hannah Huston + Adam Wakefield Continue to Thrive

As we hit the Top 12 on The Voice, odds are most viewers have clued in to some definite frontrunners. From her Blind Audition performance, Team Christina‘s Alisan Porter got some declarations similar to what Jordan Smith received last season, and like Smith, she’s not done anything to really have anyone swayed from those positive comments. Likewise, Team Blake‘s Adam Wakefield has emerged as a soulful country-tinged artist who feels like he’s toiled at radio for years. And young teacher Hannah Huston has been Team Pharrell‘s top performer from the moment she stepped onstage. So it should come as no surprise that all three once against commanded the stage for standout performances during the Top 12 show. Continue reading The Voice Top 12: Alisan Porter, Hannah Huston + Adam Wakefield Continue to Thrive

The Voice Live Playoffs: Teams Adam + Pharrell Battle It Out

Last night, Team’s Blake and Christina had their shot at the spotlight. Tonight on The Voice, it’s time for Team Adam and Team Pharrell to step up. And after tonight, it will be time to cut the field in half. So let’s get into the second night of The Voice‘s Live Playoffs: Continue reading The Voice Live Playoffs: Teams Adam + Pharrell Battle It Out

The Voice Knockout Rounds Night 1: Ladies First as Hannah Huston + Alisan Porter Thrive

The Battle Rounds are over and it’s time to thin The Voice herd once more. While the singers have relied on their coaches’ song choices so far, in the Knockout Rounds they have more of a say in what they sing. And when you get this far, there aren’t really any weak singers, so song choice and command of said track can go a long way in deciding who advances. Not to mention, taking risks can generate big rewards or seal your fate. So who plays it safe, who takes a chance and who will be left standing? Night 1 of The Voice Knockout Rounds starts here:  Continue reading The Voice Knockout Rounds Night 1: Ladies First as Hannah Huston + Alisan Porter Thrive