A shortened one-hour version of “The Voice” on Tuesday only televised three actual battles, most of which could not compare to the ones from Monday’s show. The result only brought one coach’s steal at the very end of the program.
These were the second of several battle rounds over the next few episodes after concluding all of the blind auditions last week. For this seventh season, the returning coaches are country star Blake Shelton, winner of seasons two, three, and four, and Adam Levine (Maroon 5), champ of seasons one and five.
Each of the four had selected a dozen contenders for their teams leading into this week. The new contests have the hopefuls facing off to either move on, be knocked out, or possibly even be saved by another coach.
In the matches on Tuesday night:
Team Pharrell chose Taylor Phelan over Jordy Searcy with the song “Breakeven” by The Script.
Team Adam selected Alessandra Castronovo over Joe Kirk with the tune “Stay” from Rihanna.
For the final segment, Team Gwen picked Troy Ritchie over Menlik Zergabachew with the Hall and Oates song “Maneater.” Williams then used his final steal to bring Zergabachew to his team.
In between, the producers chose to only reveal winners in three other battles rather than actually showing their performances to the home audience. Levine chose Rebekah Samarin over Clara Hong. Shelton kept Grant Ganzer over John Martin and Tanner Linford over Justin Johnes.
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