Team Kelly Clarkson on ‘The Voice’: Alexa Cappelli was robbed of place in Top 12, say 41% of readers

The Voice” coach Kelly Clarkson is hoping that first time is the charm when the Top 12 perform on the live Monday, April 23 show. She has three strong artists in contention for the season 14 title. America got to decide on two of her team (Brynn Cartelli, Kaleb Lee) while she was limited to making just one choice. She was faced with a particularly tough decision as her four remaining artists each had merit. In the end, she went with D.R. King over Alexa Cappelli, Dylan Hartigan and Tish Haynes Keys.

We asked you which of those three artists that didn’t make the cut with Clarkson was the most deserving to move on to the live shows. Your choice, by a slim margin, was Cappelli, who has 41% of the vote as this writing. That puts her four points ahead of Keys while Hartingan is down at 22%.

If you haven’t voted in our poll yet, take read of the brief recap of each of these three artists and then cast your ballot as to which was the best. And be sure to sound off in the comments section. (Weigh in on the other coach’s choices too: Alicia Keys, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton.)

PHOTOS ‘The Voice’ Top 12: Finalists in the season 14 live shows

Alexa Cappelli
Age: 18
Hometown: Upland, California

Top 24 Public Vote 1
Song: “It Hurt So Bad” by Susan Tedeschi

Top 24 Public Vote 3
Song: “Stop and Stare” by OneRepublic

Knockout 3 (won against Jorge Eduardo)
Song: “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” by Elton John

Battle 4 (Hannah Goebel dropped out)
Song: “Pray” by Sam Smith

Blind Audition 4
Song: “I’ve Got the Music in Me” by Kiki Dee
Chair Turns: 2 – Adam, Kelly

SEE ‘The Voice’ winners: Where are they now (Season 1 – 13)?

Dylan Hartigan (steal from Blake Shelton after losing knockout to Wilkes)
Age: 21
Hometown: Wyckoff, New Jersey

Top 24 Public Vote 1
Song: “Come Pick Me Up” by Ryan Adams

Top 24 Public Vote 3
Song: “Mary Jane’s Last Dance” by Tom Petty

Knockout 3
Song: “You Are the Best Thing” by Ray LaMontagne

Battle 1
Song: “…Ready for It?” by Taylor Swift

Blind Audition 2
Song: “Danny’s Song” by Kenny Loggins
Chair Turns: 1 – Kelly

SEE ‘The Voice’ season 14 schedule: Top 12 playoffs begin April 23, finale May 22

Tish Haynes Keys (steal from Adam Levine after losing battle to Rayshun LaMarr)
Age: 37
Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri

Top 24 Public Vote 1
Song: “Nothing Left For You” by Sam Smith

Top 24 Public Vote 3
Song: “At Last” by Etta James

Knockout 3 (lost to D.R. King but saved by Clarkson)
Song: “Lady Marmalade” by Patti LaBelle

Battle 1
Song: “Sweet Thing” by Rufus with Chaka Khan

Blind Audition 5
Song: “Chain of Fools” by Aretha Franklin
Chair Turns: 2 – Kelly, Adam

SEE ‘American Idol’ Winners: Where Are They Now (Seasons 1 – 15)?

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