Written by Giavanna Foster
This week, The Voice revealed season 12’s top 12 singers. On average, 9.21 million viewers watched this telecast. We tweeted this before The Voice‘s live playoffs aired:
On Monday, 9.57 million viewers watched the live playoffs.
The following singers performed on Team Alicia: Anatalia Villaranda, Ashley Levin, Chris Blue, Jack Cassidy, Stephanie Rice, and Vanessa Ferguson. Chris Blue and Vanessa Ferguson were saved by America’s public vote. Then, Alicia Keys told the singers on her team that they are all incredible. She picked Stephanie Rice as the final singer to advance to the top 12.
Stephanie performed “Every Breath You Take” during the live playoffs. Her cover landed the #1 position on iTunes’s rock charts. Stephanie was featured with John Mayer and Queen.
The following singers performed on Team Blake: Aaliyah Rose, Aliyah Moulden, Casi Joy, Felicia Temple, Lauren Duski and TSoul. Lauren Duski and Aliyah Moulden were saved by America’s public vote. Then, Blake had to decide which singer would advance to the top 12. Blake encouraged the singers on his team by saying that they are gaining thousands of fans through music. Out of the remaining singers, Blake Shelton chose TSoul.
On Tuesday, 8.85 million viewers watched the live playoffs.
The following singers performed on Team Gwen: Brennley Brown, Hunter Plake, JChosen, Johnny Gates, Quizz Swanigan, and Troy Ramey. Brennley Brown and Hunter Plake were saved with America’s public vote. Then, Gwen said that she felt blessed to work with the singers on her team. She said that they are all gifted and great people. Gwen chose Troy Ramey because she felt he progressed the most. Troy Ramey impressed all four coaches during his blind audition.
The following singers performed on Team Adam: Hanna Eyre, Jesse Larson, Johnny Hayes, Josh West, Lilli Passero, and Mark Isaiah. Jesse Larson and Lilli Passero were saved with America’s public vote. Then, Adam chose Mark Isaiah to join the top 12. Mark impressed Adam and Gwen with his radio-friendly sound during his blind audition. Also, Carson Daly said “that kid is a star” to Mark’s family.
Here is the updated list of season 12’s top 12 singers:
- Team Adam: Jesse Larson, Lilli Passero, Mark Isaiah
- Team Gwen: Brennley Brown, Hunter Plake, Troy Ramey
- Team Alicia: Chris Blue, Vanessa Ferguson, Stephanie Rice
- Team Blake: Lauren Duski, Aliyah Moulden, TSoul
Update: Next week, Shania Twain will be featured as a guest judge. She will join the four team coaches and give her feedback to the top 12 singers. Click here to see a behind-the-scenes clip.
NBC’s The Voice airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8/ 7c.
Next week, the top 12 singers will perform live. Stay tuned.
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