The Knockout Rounds continue and the remaining contestants for Team Blake and Team Christina are going to have to go head to head with an individual song against another singer. The artist is going to choose their own song in the rounds. With only 20 spots available, the singers are going to have to show that they have what it takes.
Devyn Deldera and Laura Vivas are the first pairing for Team Christina. Devyn is going to sing “I Have Nothing” by Whitney Houston. Christina says that she is going to have to show off her powerful voice. She hopes that the nerves don’t come into play. Laura is going to sing “I Need To Know” by Marc Anthony. Christina says that she needs to watch her voice control and the pithiness. CeeLo says that Laura was hot and says that it was grand. Blake says that Devyn did a great job. Christina says that Laura surprised her and says that Devyn was ambitious. She is going to pick Devyn Deldera.
Next pairing is Adriana Louise and Celica Westbrook for Team Christina. Adriana is singing “Already Gone” by Kelly Clarkson. Christina says that she needs to stray away from the original a bit. Celica is singing “Never Say Never” by Justin Bieber. Christina says that she needs to open more and lose herself in the song. They come out and sing. Afterward, Adam says that they both have things that make them strong. Blake says that they were pitchy, but they redeemed themselves. Christina says that Adriana did a great job and both gave her what she wanted. She eventually goes with Adriana Louise.
Team Christina pairs Alessandra Guercio and Dez Duron together. Alessandra is going to sing “Take A Bow” by Rihanna. Christina says that the connection is great, but wanted to hear that rasp in her voice. Dez is going to sing “Stuck On You” by Lionel Richie. Christina says that he needs to know when to breathe and says that it is beautiful. They come out and sing. Afterward, CeeLo says that Dez loves being on a team with ladies. Adam says that it was great of Alessandra. Blake says that he loved both of them. Christina says that they are both great and the runs are amazing for Dez and the growl is great in Alessandra. She eventually goes with Dez Duron.
The next pairing of Chevonne and De’Borah is up next for Team Christina. Chevonne is singing “Dancing With Myself” by Billy Idol. Christina tells her not to mess around too much with the vocals and needs to understand the song. De’Borah is singing “You Found Me” by The Frey. Christina tells her not to hit too many hard notes and to take it easy. They come out and sing. Afterward, CeeLo says that he would gladly have both of them on his team and Chevonne reminds him that she was on his team. He laughs. Adam says that they had great stage performance. Christina says that they are natural performers and says that it was great. De’Borah controlled it and Christina eventually picks De’Borah.
Last pairing up for Team Christina is Aquile and Sylvia Yacoub. Aquile is going to sing “Grenade” by Bruno Mars. Christina says that he is going to have to put more emotion into the song. Sylvia is going to sing “Fighter” by Christina Aguilera. Christina says that she wants to not over-do it though. They come out and sing. Afterward, CeeLo says that was hype and dope. Blake says that was solid for Aquile, but Sylvia nailed it. Christina says that Aquile did a great job, but Sylvia did a great job as well. She says that she is going to have to pick Sylvia Yacoub.
Next up is Team Blake and first pairing for him is between Gracia Harrison and Liz Davis. Gracia is singing “I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing” by Aerosmith. Blake says that she needs to watch her pitch. He says that he wants to make sure that there isn’t a weakness. Liz is singing “Gunpowder & Lead” by Miranda Lambert. Blake says that he is going to have his expectations high and says that she needs to punch the words. They come out and sing. Afterward, Christina says that she loved the song with a gruff thing. Adam says that Gracia has a lot more to offer. Blake says that he was confused with Gracia’s song choice. Blake says that he has to go with Liz Davis.
Rudy Parris and Terry McDermott are the next pairing for Team Blake. Rudy is going to sing “Forever” by Chris Brown. Blake says that the personality of this song is a young thing. He has to find a way to sell this song. Terry is going to sing “Maybe I’m Amazed” by Paul McCartney. Blake says that he is going to have to make it his own. They come out and sing. Afterward, Christina says that she didn’t know where to go with Rudy, but Terry was amazing. CeeLo says that the rendition of Rudy’s song was great, but Terry was amazing. Adam says that Terry is crazy good. Blake says that Rudy had a hard time connecting. He says that he has to choose Terry McDermott.
Next pairing up for Team Blake is Collin McLoughlin and Michaela Paige. Collin is singing “Breakeven” by The Script. Blake says that his falsetto is good, but he needs to watch it. Michaela is singing “Love Is A Battlefield” by Pat Benatar. Blake says that she needs to approach this selfishly and get lost in the moment. They come out and sing. Afterward, Christina says that Michaela was good and genuine. CeeLo says that there is more to Michaela and says that it was great. Adam says that Collin was flawless and says that it was great. Blake says that both were great and both had their flaws. He says that he is going to have to go with Michaela Paige.
The next pairing for Team Blake is Julio Ceasar Castillo and Marissaann. Julio is going to sing “Somebody To Love” by Justin Bieber. Blake tells him that he needs to make sure that he is clear with the lyrics. Marissaann is going to sing “Lady Marmalade” by Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya, Pink. Blake says that this is a tough song and tells her not to reach so hard. They come out and sing. Afterward, Christina says that she loved Marissaann deliver that. Blake says that both were amazing and says that it was dead even. The right thing for him to do is to go with Julio Ceasar Castillo.
Last pairing of the Knockout Rounds and for Team Blake is Cassadee Pope and Suzanna Choffel. Cassadee is singing “Payphone” by Maroon 5. Blake says that she needs to focus on getting back to the song. Suzanna is singing “Could You Be Loved” by Bob Marley. Blake says that the rasp is nice in her voice and not to over power the band. They come out and sing. Afterward, Christina says that she favored Suzanna until Cassadee’s interpretation was great. Adam says that Cassadee impressed him and says that it was great. Blake says that this is tough because they have to showcase more of them. He says that Suzanna’s song choice was too laid back and says that he has to go with Cassadee Pope. That is it for the other two teams. Next week Team Christina: Devyn Deldera, Adriana Louise, Dez Duron, De’Borah and Sylvia Yacoub and Team Blake: Liz Davis, Terry McDermott, Michaela Paige, Julio Ceasar Castillo and Cassadee Pope will join Team Adam and Team CeeLo in the Live Playoffs. Share this article with your friends