The Top 10 Raise the Roof on "The Voice"
This week on “The Voice” the top 10 gave some rousing performances that took us to chuch, amazed, and had the audience screaming and cheering so loud that no one could here the coaches remarks.
Three of the coaches brought in some extra help to mentor the singers…Christina brought Ron Fair – the man who first signed her, Blake brought in his record producer cott Hendricks, and Cee Lo brought in Award winning performer Jennifer Hudson.
Coaches Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton got the night started off with a performance of “I’m Just a Fool” from Christina’s new album “Lotus”.
The first competitor was Sylvia Yacoub from team Christina with the Alicia Keys song “Girl on Fire” in a performance the coaches said was a great song choice, unforgettable, , and was on fire.
Team Blake’s Scottish rocker Terry McDermott gave a performance of the Bryan Adams classic “Summer of 69” that the coaches called spot on, incredible and reminded them of why they loved rock and roll music. Scott Hendricks remarked that there was no one in the competition like Terry.
The youngest singer in the competition, team Adam’s 17 year old Melanie Martinez played her guitar as she sang the White Stripes song “Seven Nation Army”. Noting that they were glad to see Melanie playing the guitar again, the coaches said it was a cool song choice and an amazing rendition of the song.
Cody Belew channeled his inner diva for a performance of “Crazy for You” by Beyonce that had coach Cee Lo dancing in his chair. Adam called Cody cocky in a good way, Christina said Cody worked it like a true diva, and Cee Lo thought it was a great song choice.
Native New Yorker Bryan Keith paid tribute to his hometown with the Billy Joel hit “New York State of Mind” in a performance the coaches said was easy going, a perfect song choice, and Bryan did the song justice.
Team Adam’s Amanda Brown gave an emotional performance of the Grace Potter song “Stars”. The coaches said the song showcased her vocal abilities, were impressed, and a wonderful song choice.
Nicholas David took everyone to church with his rousing performance of the Bill Withers hit “Lean on Me” as he played the piano and was backed by a choir. Adam said that he knew Nicholas was feeling it, Blake called it the best episode of the show ever, Christina said it was a genius song choice, and coach Cee Lo Green called it an immaculate performance.
Team Cee Lo’s Trevin Hunte chose to mix things up this week and took on the Usher song “Scream” in a performance that had the audience doing just that – screaming. Adam said that Trevin could sing anything including the phone book and make it sound good and Cee Lo said there was no way to argue with that power note.
Team Blake’s Cassadee Pope gave an emotional performance that became very personal for her coach when she sang the Country Music Association Song of the Year “Over You” written by Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert and sung by Miranda. Christina felt the emotion and sincerity, Adam called it the best performance he had seen, and after saying it was the most emotional and personal song he had ever written Blake said that he felt like he was hearing the song for the first time.
The final performance of the night was from team Christina’s Dez Duron with “Feeling Good”. Cee Lo called it a nice way to end the night, Blake said that they finally know where Dez belongs musically, and coach Christina said Dez made everyone’s heart melt.
On the results show two more singers will be eliminated from the competition.
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