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The Battle Rounds are complete, as The Voice's coaches finalized their teams for the knockout rounds on Tuesday with some terrific final duets.

The coaches how have eight singers apiece headed into next week's Knockout Round. Kicking things off last night? Cathia and Mary Miranda ...

In a bold move, Shakira pitted Bronx native Cathia, an aspiring Latina pop star, against Cuban-born Mary using her own song, "Antes Des Las Seis."

Usher, the only coach who had an available steal, used it to nab Cathia after Mary emerged triumphant. Elsewhere on the final night of Battles ...

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Making it past The Voice blind auditions is one thing.

Making it past a battle round is another entirely.

Season 4's contestants learned this the hard way against Monday night, as the show's sudden death duets continued to separate contenders from pretenders.

Except when the steal was employed of course.

Who lived to sing another week? Let's find out!

The night's soulful finale, pitting Team Usher's Orlando Dixon against Ryan Innes (above), left no doubt that Season 4 may be the best season yet.

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Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton, country music's reigning power couple, are standing by one another in the wake of some recent tabloid reports.

The allegations: Their marriage is in trouble.

Their response: A united front! Mostly.

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Miranda Lambert is certainly a tough woman, though, and Us Weekly, which features the two on its new cover, does hint at some trouble in paradise.

She’s so worried, allegedly, that flirty Blake Shelton may stray that she keeps a close eye on his texts and tweets! She has full access. All the time.

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After getting underway Monday, The Voice battle round continued last night with an epic vocal throwdown - and steal showdown involving the loser.

Blake Shelton paired Caroline Glaser, 18, and Danielle Bradbery, 16, together for a rendition of "Put Your Records On" by Corinne Bailey Rae.

In doing so, he virtually assured neither would go home.

Blake ultimately picked Bradbery, telling the youngster as only he can, "I don't know what your parents are feeding you, but I want a big loaf of that."

"Your natural singing ability really blows my mind."

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The teams are set. Now the battles are set to begin.

The Voice began its head-to-head competition Monday night, in which contestants duet on songs and the stronger performer (in the coach's eyes) moves on.

Who squared off and who survived? Let's find out!

Power vocalists Karina Iglesias and Judith Hill threw down on James Brown's classic, "It's a Man's Man's Man's World," proving that it's really a woman's.

Adam Levine, who had coaching help from Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott, decided to take Hill, who once sang backup for the late Michael Jackson.

But not all was lost for Iglesias. Shakira hit the "steal" button to snap her up, thrilling the crowd and even more so Iglesias, who remains in the hunt!

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The Voice blind auditions are in the books, a week earlier than we saw last season. The timing feels right, as each coach has chosen 12 singers to move on.

Who filled the final spots on night six of the blinds? Let's find out!

Blake Shelton completed his team first with ballerina-turned rocker Jacqui Sandell from Oakland, N.J., after her take on "Dreams" by Fleetwood Mac:

Adam Levine was the next to round out his team, looking triumphant when he was the only judge to turn around for country girl Amber Carrington.

Blake had no spots left for her, which he regretted:

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The Voice coaches added more eclectic, strong talent to their rosters Monday in night five of the blind auditions. Who made the grade? Let's find out!

Ryan Innes, the last performer of the evening, impressed all four judges with his take on John Mayer's "Gravity," earning a place on Team Ursher.

"You shook this room, man," Usher said of his "soul and true substance."

Soul singer Sasha Allen, a mother of two from New York City, has sung back-up for stars such as John Legend and Alicia Keys, and boy did it show.

All four singers vied for her services, but Adam Levine won out.

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Kelly Clarkson revealed at the 2013 ACM Awards Sunday night that her wedding to Brandon Blackstock will feature a well-known officiant: Blake Shelton!

The original American Idol, 30, told Entertainment Tonight's Nancy O'Dell that The Voice mentor will not just attend the nuptials, but conduct the wedding itself.

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Kelly, Blake and Brandon go back a long way. Shelton says he had a huge hand in making sure Clarkson's fiance popped the question in a timely manner.

"I told Brandon, man, you need to grow up and figure out that you need to marry this girl," he told the site at the time. "I am going on the record here."

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The Voice coaches added even more powerhouse talent to their rosters Tuesday in night four of the blind auditions. So who made the grade? Let's see ...

Voice Season 4 Coaches

Country sweetheart Savannah Berry, a 17-year-old from Houston, joined Team Blake in the final moments with Taylor Swift's aptly titled "Safe and Sound."

Adam Levine tried, as Adam Levine does, to steal Savannah away, but with Miranda Lambert as one of her musical influences, that was pretty much it.

"You're so good," Levine pleaded to Berry.

"You're so screwed," Shelton responded.

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After a strong Season 4 premiere, The Voice ran it back for another two hours of blind auditions Monday night. Who got the coaches to turn around?

Let's get right down to business, shall we?

Garret Gardner, who was turned away on the show last year at 16, put to work Shelton's constructive criticism on his cover of "Seven Nation Army."

He was snapped up by Shakira shortly after.

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