‘The Voice’: Team Adam Levine sing ‘Hey Jude’ in tribute to Christina Grimmie [WATCH]

Midway through announcing the results on Tuesday’s edition of “The Voice,” Carson Daly took time to honor season 6 finalist Christina Grimmie. This shining talent was killed by a deranged fan last June 10 while signing autographs at an event in Orlando, FL. As part of Team Adam Levine, she had made it to the finals and finished third.

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Daly announced that the show had created a foundation in her name to help both those affected by gun violence and breast cancer. He concluded his heartfelt speech thus: “Thank you for letting us be a part of this very important moment. And Christina, we can feel your spirit here at ‘The Voice’ every single day and we love and miss you dearly.”

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Levine then spoke movingly to the members of her family who were in the audience for this announcement. “God, I loved her so much. I miss her. It’s unfair she is not here. We are going to sing a little song tonight, and I am going to be singing every word to her in her honor. Thank you guys for being here. Christina, we love you.”

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He was then joined on stage by his three current contestants — Mark Isaiah, Jesse Larson and Lilli Passero. The quartet performed a haunting version of  the 1968 Beatles classic “Hey, Jude.”

 

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