‘The Voice’ Top 20: The First Cuts are the Deepest

Oh the carnage! It’s cutting time at The Voice! So far, the singers have passed the Blind Auditions, the battled it out in back-to-back rounds to advance to the live shows. But by the end of the night 20 will become 12 as each of the four teams loses two members. And pulling the band-aid right off, this year’s round of 20 allows for live voting as the show goes on, meaning that there’s no waiting for a full night of results (or even a West Coast airing) before it’s time for some vocalists to say their farewells. So let’s get down to it and see who’s left. Continue reading “‘The Voice’ Top 20: The First Cuts are the Deepest”

‘The Voice’ Knockout Rounds, Night 1: Making ‘We’ to the Live Rounds

We’ve moved one step closer to a new champ being crowned on The Voice, but there’s still a lot of work left to be done. After the Blind Auditions and the Battle Rounds, singers will once again square off in the Knockout Rounds. We say farewell to Sammy Hagar, Charlie Puth, Joan Jett and Bette Midler as advisors, but each team will get assistance from country reigning couple Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. With each of the coaches having only one “steal” to use, which coach will use it wisely and which will come to regret letting someone special go home? Only time will tell, so let’s get into Night 1 of The Voice Knockout Rounds. Continue reading “‘The Voice’ Knockout Rounds, Night 1: Making ‘We’ to the Live Rounds”

Aaron Gibson, Sa’Rayah Rule The Voice Battle Rounds, Night 3

Half the battle is getting past The Voice Battle Rounds, and while some singers can kick back and know that their ticket has already been punched to the Knockout Rounds, there’s still a good portion of vocalists yet to go head-to-head. So let’s get into Night 3 of The Voice Battle Rounds, where Teams Blake and Miley get a little more attention, while Teams Adam and Alicia only have one [fully televised] battle to worry about. Let’s dig into Night 3 of the Battles: Continue reading “Aaron Gibson, Sa’Rayah Rule The Voice Battle Rounds, Night 3”

‘The Voice’ Before The Battles: A Handicapper’s Guide

Congrats! You got chosen for The Voice, but just making the show is only half the battle and the number of competitors will nearly be cut in half by the time the Battle Rounds are done. So after the Blind Auditions, let’s take a look at each team and which singers should shape the competition as the year continues. Continue reading “‘The Voice’ Before The Battles: A Handicapper’s Guide”