On Monday night, March 24, "The Voice" Season 6 (2014) enters second week of the battles rounds. The four coaches—Shakira, Usher, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine—continue to do their tough job of judging and mentoring assisted by the four mentors of this season—Jill Scott, The Band Perry, Aloe Blacc and Miranda Lambert. Here is what happened in "The Voice" Season 6 (2014) Week 5 Battles Rounds Part 3 Episode 10. [Warning: Spoilers Alert!]
This article contains major spoilers from "The Voice" Season 6 (2014) Week 5 Battles Rounds Part 3 Episode 10 aired on March 24, 2014. Read only if you want to learn more about the episode.
'The Voice' Season 6 (2014) Battles Rounds
Last week saw the beginning of "The Voice" Season 6 Battles Rounds in episode 8. During each battles round, judges pair up two artists within their team to perform the same song together. The better performer proceeds to compete in the next round, and the losing ones are either eliminated or stolen by another coach. The artist who wins the round or who gets stolen moves ahead to the next round called The Battles, Round 2. This is the latest addition to "The Voice" season 6 (2014) format, replacing Knockout rounds.
In the "The Voice" Season 6 (2014) Week 4 Battles Rounds, 16 artists from all teams advanced to the next level. Each coach is allowed to avail of the "steal" feature twice in this round. Coach Adam has made two steals already and coach Shakira and coach Blake have stolen one artist each, while coach Usher is still to press the buzzer to avail of the "steal" feature.
'The Voice' Season 6 (2014) Week 5 Battles Rounds Part 3 Episode 10—Performances Recap (Spoilers)
"The Voice" Season 6 (2014) Week 5 Battles Rounds Part 3 Episode 10 kicked off with a performance by Team Adam artists Josh Kaufman and Austin Ellis. Coach Adam Levine picked "Happy" by Pharell which got the two abundant praises. But coaches noted some rhythmic issues in Austin's performance.
Next were duo Alaska and Madi versus Audra McLaughlin from Team Blake. They sang "When Will I Be Loved" by Linda Ronstadt and gave a laudable performance that was highly praised by the coaches.
Next to perform were Deja Hall and an artist who calls herself Music Box from Team Shakira. They sang the classic romantic "Eternal Flame" by The Bangles. These two artists of "The Voice" Season 6 (2014) were highly appreciated for their performance on stage.
Next up were Madilyn Paige and Tanner James from Team Usher. They sang "Change" by Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran. Coaches seemed to like their performance very much.
Next was duo Dawn and Hawke's competing against Josh Murley from Team Adam. They performed "Stuck in the Middle With You" by Stealer's Wheel and were highly praised by the coaches and the mentors.
Last to perform on "The Voice" Season 6 (2014) Week 5 Battles Rounds Part 3 Episode 10 were Bria Kelly and Tess Boyer from Team Usher. They sang "Piece of My Heart" by Erma Franklin and laudable performance.
'The Voice' Season 6 (2014) Week 5 Battles Rounds Part 3 Episode 10—Elimination and Steals Recap (Spoilers)
Team Adam: Coach Adam Levine chose Josh Kaufman over Austin Ellis for the next round.
Amongst Dawn and Hawkes and Josh Murley, the former won the round while the latter was stolen by Coach Shakira.
Team Shakira: Deja Hall won the round and proceed to The Battles, Round 2 and Music Box got stolen by Coach Usher.
Team Blake Shelton: Audra McLaughlin won the battles rounds aired on March 24, 2014 and Alaska and Madi were sent home.
Team Usher: Madilyn Paige beat Tanner James in the battles rounds and moved on to the next level.
Bria Kelly won the battles round and Tess Boyer was stolen by Coach Blake Shelton.
Six pairs performed during "The Voice" Season 6 (2014) Week 5 Battles Rounds Part 3 Episode 10 aired on March 24. Out of 12 artists, six won the round and three got stolen by other coaches. These artists will now compete with each other in the newly introduced round The Battles, Round 2. The March 24 episode will be followed by "The Voice" Season 6 (2014) Week 5 Battles Rounds Part 4 Episode 11 on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. So don't forget to tune into NBC on Monday and Tuesday nights. Until then, watch out for more spoilers and recaps here.
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