As "The Voice" began its live show on Wednesday, 24 artists remained in contention for the ninth season title. By the end of the program, half of those aspiring contenders were eliminated. Was your favorite among those going home this week?
Did you predict who would be eliminated from this first week of live shows for "The Voice"? If so, you should be taking place in our weekly prediction contest. Hurry — make your "The Voice" predictions for next week's "Top 12" show for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift certificate. It's fun and easy, so get started by scrolling down to predict which two artists will be kicked out next.
For the team coached by Adam Levine, his artists Blaine Mitchell and Keith Semple are now gone. His comeback player Chance Pena (not in our predictions center due to the last minute addition) is also eliminated. That leaves him with Shelby Brown, Jordan Smith, and Amy Vachal returning next Monday.
For Team Blake Shelton, artists Ivonne Acero and Morgan Frazier are out along with comeback player Nadjah Nicole. Still in contention next week are Barrett Baber, Emily Ann Roberts, and Zach Seabaugh.
Our writer Denton Davidson offered his rankings and analysis this week for the performances by all four teams. As a reminder, click one of these gold links for his articles for coaches Gwen Stefani, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, and Pharrell Williams.
Congratulations to our reader HugoSilva for the only perfect score in this week's contest. He predicted all eight of this week's eliminations and also has a great overall point score of 4,265 thanks to using his special 500 and 200 point bets wisely. If eligible, as per our contest rules, he will win a $100 Amazon gift certificate.
Check out the overall Season 9 leaderboard to the right. Because this is our first week of predictions, HugoSilva is, of course, our season leader at this point. But there are still many weeks left to play in our contest, so you should jump in and try to take control of the leaderboard yourself. You could win win our weekly and overall season prizes. See our contest rules here and don't forget to update YOUR predictions here. The deadline for next week's contest is Tuesday, November 17, at 5:00 p.m. PT.
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