The Voice Recap: Matthew Schuler Came in Like a Wrecking Ball!

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It's all on the line for the top 20 singers of The Voice Season 5, as the live shows are underway and the NBC viewers get their say in who stays and who goes.

Adam Levine and Blake Shelton’s teams had their chance Monday. Tuesday, it was Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green's turn to watch their proteges shine.

If last night was any indication, both coaches have some real contenders to take The Voice throne. Let's take a look at the 10 performances Tuesday ...

In the surprise of the night, Team Christina's Matthew Schuler took on Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” and it was emotional and raw ... minus the naked licking.

“I just hate how much I love you dude,” Cee-Lo said, while Adam “shared Cee-Lo’s pain” and said “three hearts just broke,” a.k.a. all judges not named Christina.

Has he upped the ante for the entire season with this effort?

Jacquie Lee's version of “I Put A Spell On You” gave it a run for its money, as it was the most powerful song of the night, leaving everyone in shock.

She nailed every single note, and the rarely impressed Xtina clearly was. You could be looking at two serious contenders in these two young singers.

Josh Logan took on Cee-Lo’s song, “Crazy,” which was a big risk, but he completely made it his own, and the judges were impressed, as was America.

Speaking of making things their own, Olivia Henken performed a much slower version of Katy Perry’s “Roar,” and put her country twist on it! You gotta hear it.

Finally for Team Xtina, Stephanie Anne Johnson was up next with “Georgia on My Mind,” a tough classic by Ray Charles. It was both strong and emotional.

Team Cee Lo's Amber Nicole opened the show, after Cee-Lo stole her from Team Christina, and she took on “Wasting All These Tears,” by  Cassadee Pope!

Ex-soldier Jonny Gray took the stage to perform “Bittersweet Symphony," starting off slow but becoming the “explosive performer” we love by the end.

Tamara Chauniece, who's working on transforming into something other than just a gospel singer, took on “I Will Survive.” And she just killed it up there.

Kat Robichaud sang a beautiful rendition of “She Keeps Me Warm” by Mary Lambert - a.k.a. the chorus from "Same Love" by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.

Afterward, she quoted Mary Lambert, adding that “love is patient, love is kind.” She also hugged a stranger in the audience, showing her crowd connection.

The last singer of Team Cee-Lo was Caroline Pennell, who used a sweet, charming voice to sing “We’re Going to be Friends,” by The White Stripes.

Cee-Lo said he wanted her performance to give everyone cavities by being so sweet. We're not sure we'd go that far, but she was definitely a keeper!

What did you think of the two teams’ efforts Tuesday? Which of the singers deserve to advance, and which should be sent home on The Voice Season 5?

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vote for Matthew. He will be the winner of the Voice season5