After its first two episodes earned strong ratings and critical praise, NBC did the logical thing and changed the format and time slot of The Voice completely.
The blind auditions at 9 p.m. were so last week.
The battle rounds began Tuesday night, and in them, each coach pairs two teammates and challenges them to perform a duet, choosing a winner at the end.
Battles will continue until each of the four teams is cut in half. Luckily, the coaches' charisma and the singers' talent again made up for the confusing format.
Team Christina Aguilera: Frenchie Davis vs. Tarralyn Ramsey
The diva started things off with a bang by asking two other divas, Frenchie Davis and Tarralyn Ramsey, to trade verses of "Single Ladies." The tension was palpable.
Tarralyn and Frenchie's rehearsal footage was pretty terrific, as was the resulting performance. Tarralyn appeared to be in the driver's seat here. However ...