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The Voice Season 7 Episode 7 began the fall's epic Battle Rounds with contestants dueling it out for survival, with everything at stake in mano a mano music duels.

Let's break down Monday night's six battles, the victors, the vanquished and the stolen (the judges can grab defeated singers, two apiece, in this round) below ...

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Sugar Joans vs. Jean Kelley (Team Gwen): They were mostly in tune, but these two girls struggled to harness the gravitas of Destiny's Child's girl power anthem.

Who was the "Survivor" of this battle? Sugar, who delivered a marginally stronger vocal performance. Jean, though was snapped up by Pharrell in a surprise move!

Chris Jamison vs. Jonathan Wyndham (Team Adam): Adam’s decision was an easy one here, as Jonthan wilted on his upper register. Chris moves on.

Taylor John Williams vs. Amanda Lee Peers (Team Gwen): Dolly Parton’s “Jolene” led to a bit of a surprise result as Amanda looked to be the stronger singer.

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On The Voice Season 7 Episode 5, more aspiring singers competed for an elusive spot on Teams Adam, Blake, Gwen and Pharrell as the Blind Auditions ended.

Who made the final cut to advance to the next round?

Matt McAndrew - A Thousand Years (The Voice Audition)
Music teacher Matt McAndrew spins three coaches with his audition song, "A Thousand Years."

Matt McAndrew, who works at a grocery store and teaches voice lessons, showed us why on "A Thousand Years" and ended up on Team Adam as a result!

Brittany Butler, turned heads, and chairs, with her smooth, jazz-infused take on "The Girl From Ipanema" and chose Team Pharrell over a disappointed Gwen.

Ryan Sill took on OneRepublic's hit "Secrets" and watched Gwen and Blake battled it out for his services before choosing his shiny Team Gwen shirt.

Fernanda Bosch, who's just 17, opted for "I Try” by Macy Gray, and it was good enough for two chairs to turn around. She'll be on Team Blake this fall.

Beth Spangler, a radiographer at a hospital, was electric with her performance of "Best Thing I Never Had," earning her pick of coaches and going with Adam!

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Gwen, Pharrell, Adam and Blake were back at it for another evening of spaceship-chair-turning insanity on The Voice Season 7 Episode 4 Tuesday night.

What contestants impressed them enough to land a spot on one of their rosters in this season's fourth Blind Auditions love-fest? Let's take a look, shall we?

Toia Jones - One and Only (The Voice Auditon)
Toia Jones' audition for The Voice, in which she sang "One and Only," was epic.

Toia Jones, with a powerful rendition of “One and Only,” landed on Team Pharrell, and her tone, talent and personality could make her one of the season's gems.

Somehow, this girl was only a two-chair turn, but watch out for this one.

Chris Jamison, whose take on John Mayer's “Gravity” earned him a spot on Team Adam despite Levine's comment that Chris did too much with his voice, was impressive.

He's got a great back story and good looks to go along with talent, too.

Amanda Lee Peers' spin on “Put the Gun Down” won her a shirt from Team Gwen, who was surprisingly the only person to turn around. But it only takes that many.

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On The Voice Season 7 Episode 3, more aspiring singers left their hearts on the stage as they vied for spots on one of the four celebrity coaches' rosters.

The Blind Auditions continued (as we were reminded constantly on screen with the random #BlindsContinue Twitter hashtag) on Monday, with a twist:

One of the contestants was actually blind!

Blessing Offor - Just the Two of Us (The Voice Audition)
Blind since childhood, Blessing Offor can't see that his soulful blind audition, "Just the Two of Us," has all four coaches turned around to see him.

Blessing Offor was a bit uneven through the first two-thirds of “Just the Two of Us,” but his charisma and raw talent got all four chairs to turn.

He was a Blessing to watch on TV, with his positivity as well as his take on the classic song, but he has work to do when he joins Team Pharrell.

Meanwhile Jessie Pitts' rendition of “The Story” earned a spot on Team Gwen, although like Blessing, it's unclear if this is flash in the pan or next level talent.

Ricky Manning, who sang “Love Me Again,” joins Blessing on Team Pharrell, which is quickly becoming the Island of Misfit Toys of aspiring vocalists.

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On The Voice Season 7 Episode 2, more aspiring singers battled for spots on one of the celebrity coaches' rosters, showcasing their unique vocal stylings.

As we saw on The Voice Season 7 Episode 1 the night before, no one who tries out for this show is bad in the least, but it's still tough to make it through.

While Adam Levine and Blake Shelton have multiple titles and have the experience, Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani totally know what they're doing.

Here's a look at who earned a spot on one of the fab four's respective rosters ...

Maiya Sykes - Stay With Me (The Voice Audition)
Maiya Sykes has four coaches turned around after her blind audition take on "Stay With Me."

Mayia Sykes got everyone to turn around with "Stay with Me" within moments, giving her the choice of whichever coach she wanted. Pharrell Williams got the nod!

Joining Mayia on Team Pharrell will be DaNica Shirey, the mother of an adorable 4-year-old who shared her emotional story about losing her father to cancer.

She stunned the judges with a performance of "Big White Room," but went with Pharrell over Gwen and Adam. Taylor Phelan, and his take on "Sweater Weather," will join them!

Joe Kirk got Adam and Gwen to turn almost immediately for his cover of “Lego House,” followed by Blake and Pharrell! However, Adam won him over and won his services.

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The Voice Season 7 Episode 1 introduced us to two new celebrity coaches, along with the first crop of singers vying for a spot on NBC via the Blind Auditions.

As always, auditioning blind meant not only vying for a spot on the show if you're the singer, but competing for a singer if you're one of the coaches!

If multiple coaches turned around, it was up to the people auditioning to make their choice, leading to a lot of witty banter as well as some tense moments.

Here's a look at the would-be contenders and how they fared:

Luke Wade - That's How Strong My Love Is (The Voice Audition)
Luke Wade wows The Voice coaches with a stirring and talented rendition of "That's How Strong My Love Is."

Luke Wade, a soul singer who has traveled the world with his band for the past several years, wowed all of the judges with his version of “How Strong My Love Is.”

He ended up going with Pharrell over each of the other three.

Clara Hong, meanwhile, got Gwen to get up on stage with her and sing, which is almost as amazing as the fact that she ended up picking Adam after that!

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Maroon 5 rocker and The Voice coach Adam Levine is straight up amped about contestant Luke Wade in a sneak peek from the Season 7 premiere of the NBC hit.

So much so, he channels his inner Tom Cruise, with Wade his Katie Holmes.

Levine, 35, couldn't help but get up and stand on his swiveling spaceship chair before the contestant even had a chance to hit the song's closing notes.

Safe to say that Adam hit his buzzer, along with his three other celebrity coaches.

"I only wish I could be higher up!" Adam says. "I want to swing from the rafters!

"I want to sing from the mountaintops!"

Leave it to his BFF Blake Shelton to knock him down about 10 pegs with a classic retort: "That's because you are high right now. Sit down and let us talk."

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While it may be good for ratings, not everyone is loving the chemistry between The Voice Season 6 judges.

Shakira's boyfriend Gerard Pique, for example, is reportedly not a fan of the "flirty" interactions between the singer and her co-host, Adam Levine.

“Adam is always touching Shakira,” a source close to the show told Star magazine.

"Gerard is livid."

Shakira's been dating pro soccer player Gerard since 2010. She's spoken before about Pique's "territorial" ways stating that she's no longer allowed to make music videos with men.

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The Voice Season 6 Episode 2 featured five more blind auditions that landed the aspiring singers a spot on one of the superstars' teams Tuesday night.

Ending the night with a four-chair-turn was Cary Laine's awesome performance of "Better Dig Two" by The Band Perry ... but did Blake get the country girl?

Cary Laine: "Better Dig Two" (The Voice Audition)
Mom by day and bar singer by night, Cary Laine wows the coaches and the crowd with a powerful read on The Band Perry's "Better Dig Two."

He did not!

Adam Levine, as we saw in The Voice Season 6 premiere, will pull out all the stops when it comes to wooing new talent, and scored a big win here.

Which isn't to say we should hand him his third title just yet ... but he also landed Delvin Choice, whose "A Song For You" turned four chairs as well!

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The Voice is back for Season 6, and Monday night's premiere featured the best audition EVER in the storied history of the popular NBC singing competition!

At least according to Adam Levine, who returns as coach alongside Blake Shelton. Both of whom have been in the swiveling spaceship chairs since day one.

Interim coaches Shakira and Usher are back in 2014, sitting in, literally, for the newly engaged and newly pregnant Christina Aguilera and just-retired Cee Lo Green.

But back to the Blind Auditions, and particularly Dawn & Hawkes ... the favorite opening effort Adam Levine has seen in six seasons! See them for yourself:

They were solid, deserving of a spot on the show and possibly having turned in the best of the night. But was Adam going overboard with such extreme praise?

Their song choice, "I've Just Seen a Face," didn't hurt, as the Maroon 5 singer is a devout Beatles buff. In any case, he wooed the duo to join his Season 6 roster.

Dawn & Hawkes weren't the only contestants who impressed last night, though. Seven other Blind Auditions earned spots in the next round. Let's take a look ...

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