The Top 11 took to the stage on The Voice's Monday night episode, but they did not get to perform songs they picked.
Instead, the viewers got to pick the songs their favorite competitors belted their hearts out to. It's certainly a fun direction to take things.
Did this twist give some of the more marginal performers the opportunity to emerge above the others, or did it make them circle the drain?
Let's break down the eleven performances.
Pryor Baird Team Blake - “Night Moves”
Pryor has been all over the shop since he appeared at the Blind Auditions, so it was a pleasant surprise to hear him sing a song that was made for him.
Who knew a Bob Seger number would be the thing to put Pryor back into the competitive loop?
Sharane Calister - Team Adam - Hero
Sharane seemed to have the handle on the performance from the get-go, but it quickly fell apart. There were questionable vocals, lots of breathing and even silly stage movements.
Sharane might have cost herself a spot in the Top 10, you guys.
Kaleb Lee - Team Kelly - “T-R-O-U-B-L-E”
Kaleb got a good song to work with. It showed off just how great he can be if he gets a song choice that works for him and his voice. Will it be enough to keep him in the competition? We have no idea.
Jackie Foster - Team Alicia - “Love Reign O’er Me”
Who would have thought that Jackie would be able to move on after that horrid "Toxic" number? It's genuinely going to be the performance that haunts me the most from this season. In any case, Jackie successfully proved she has a lot of fight left in her.
Jackie Verna - Team Adam - “Strawberry Wine”
Jackie's country vocals effortlessly turned this performance into one of Jackie's best performances yet. It oozed confidence and reiterated the fact that song choice is key.
Kyla Jade - Team Blake - “Sweet Sweet Baby (Since You’ve Been Gone)”
This song gave Kyle the podium she needed to elevate her voice to a whole new level. It wasn't full of shouting; it was filled with powerful vocals and confidence.
Christiana Danielle - Team Alicia - “Umbrella”
Christiana went full steam ahead and rejigged the whole song. The result? A flawless performance that was up there was one of the best of the night.
Brynn Cartelli - Team Kelly - “You and I”
It was a bit cruel to give someone a Lady Gaga number. I mean, her voice is unique, so trying to replicate that is something that's very difficult.
Brynn tried her best, but it was difficult to listen to.
Rayshun LaMarr - Team Adam - “Try a Little Tenderness”
Rayshun's performance was confusing. It kicked off very well, but it faltered about the midway point and never really recovered.
What paved the way for the big change? We have no clue, but it may well have cost Rayshun a place in the Top 10.
Britton Buchanan - Team Alicia - “Perfect”
Who can say they've covered an Ed Sheeran song and failed? Probably everyone, and that included Britton. There's was nothing remotely unique about his performance, and he was definitely served up a raw deal.
Spensha Baker - Team Blake - “Better Man”
Spensha is too inconsistent to take seriously. Her latest number was not great, and I'm beginning to think she would be better off the show and finding her own voice.
What did you think of the top 11?
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