“The Voice” is reviving the Coach Comeback, which it used in seasons 9 and 10, for this 12th edition. Each of the four coaches — Alicia Keys, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani — will bring one artist that they bounced from their team in the knockouts back to the show for the live playoffs that kick off on April 17.
We asked you which of the two artists who Keys eliminated that were not stolen by another coach should be her pick and you went with Jack Cassidy over Dawson Coyle by a margin of 72% to 28%. If you haven’t voted in our poll yet, read our recaps of each below and then cast your ballot. And be sure to sound off in our comments section too.
Jack Cassidy (“Unsteady”) lost to Vanessa Ferguson (“If I Were Your Woman”) on April 4
Cassidy was, as the song title says, “Unsteady,” on this 2015 hit for the rockers X Ambassadors. Ferguson delivered an emotional performance of the soul song “If I Were Your Woman,” which had been a big hit for Gladys Knight and the Pips back in 1970. With Keys choosing to take Ferguson to the live shows, Cassidy was done as no other coaches still had a steal.
Dawson Coyle (“Demons”) lost to Anatalia Villaranda (“Two Black Cadillacs”) on April 10
Coyle went with “Demons,” a 2013 hit for the rock band Imagine Dragons. It worked well for him, especially after Keys counseled him to concentrate on conveying the lyrics. Villaranda opted for a pop version of “Two Black Cadillacs” a 2012 country No. 1 for Carrie Underwood, the 2005 winner of “American Idol.” After Keys finally chose to go with Villaranda, Coyle was hoping for a steal from Shelton but it was not to be.