The playoffs wrapped on The Voice Tuesday, cementing the Top 12 as we move on to the live shows next week and ending the coaching phase.
Up until this point, each of the surviving singers have either won two battles and/or enough points from a coach to advance. Now that's all over.
The coaches trimmed their rosters from five to three singers for the live shows, and Tuesday's one-hour episode put Usher's contestants in the hot seat.
T.J. Wilkins sang "Tell Me Somethin' Good" by Rufus and Chaka Khan, after Usher taught him a personal favorite technique for imitating instruments.
Melissa Jimenez tackled a stripped-down version of a demanding song in Beyonce's "Halo," soaring on the long notes, but occasionally losing support.
Stevie Jo went with BB King's "The Thrill Is Gone," full of loose blues riffs, raspy moments and falsettos, even if he held some notes for too long.
Bria Kelly picked up a guitar for The Rolling Stones' "Wild Horses," and put forth an emotional performance that while not her best, was strong.
Josh Kaufman dedicated Bruno Mars' "It Will Rain" to his wife, adding a lot of raspy high notes that the original track doesn't have, and earning praise.
Usher then announced that his three picks to advance were ...