The Battle Rounds come to an end as coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Usher, and Shakira’s artists are going to battle it again. In order to help train their artists for when the time comes: Adam Levine teams up with Hillary Scott, Blake Shelton with Sheryl Crow, Shakira with Joel Madden, and Usher with Pharrell Williams.
The first pairing of the night is between Brandon Roush and Shawna P. from Team Shakira. They get into rehearsals and meet Joel. They are going to sing “Piece Of My Heart” by Janis Joplin. Brandon fears that this is perfect for Shawna. Joel says that Brandon needs to find his place. Shakira says that she wants to hear that honesty in her artists. They get into their last rehearsals and Shakira tells Brandon not to scream so much. Shakira says that she wants to regulate the subtleness of the song. The night of the battle arrives and they come out sing. Afterwards, Adam says that it was fun and says that Brandon stepped up and it was great. Usher says his raspy tone was good and Shawna has a really great voice. Shakira says that Brandon gave her his hunger and that Shawna’s pitch was perfect. The winner of the battle is Shawna P. Usher doesn’t decide to steal Brandon.
The next pairing is between Duncan Kamakana and Sarah Simmons from Team Adam. They get into rehearsals and they are going to sing “Wanted You More” by Lady Antebellum. Hillary Scott says that Duncan has a great tone. Sarah is told to elongate the notes. Adam says that Duncan needs to watch out that he doesn’t get swallowed up. Hillary says that she was pleading in one of the verses. They get into one last rehearsal and Adam says that there are some problems and they have to harmonize more. They have to spend time together. Duncan needs to be laid back. Sarah needs confidence. The battle arrives and they come out and sing. Afterwards, Blake says that Sarah is one of his favorite singers and says that she has that rasp thing when she wants. Usher says that Duncan has a confidence that drives women crazy. However, Sarah woke everyone up with her voice. Adam says that there is effortlessness in Sarah’s voice and says that the winner of the battle is Sarah Simmons.
The talent continues as Michelle Chamuel joins Usher in the Knockout Rounds when she sang “Titanium” with Chelsea M. Amy Whitcomb joins Adam in the next round when she sang “Heatbreaker” with Agina Alvarez. And Justin Rivers joins Team Blake when he sang “Easy” with The Morgan Twins.
The last pairing of the night is between Cathia and Mary Miranda from Team Shakira. They get into rehearsals and find out that they are going to sing “Antes De Las Seis”, by Shakira. Joel says that it doesn’t matter what they sing, just as long as they sing it well. Mary struggles with learning the song however, Cathia knows it. Joel says that she has to do the work to learn the song. They get into one last rehearsal and Shakira says that Cathia’s pitch is off and that she needs to focus on her part. Mary is told to learn the song more. The night of the battle arrives and they come out and sing. Afterwards, Adam says that it was beautiful and says that they are both incredible. Mary was better. Blake says that he is pretty sure it was about him and how much they love him. He says that he loved it, but Cathia did better. Usher starts to talk and Shakira explains why she gave the song. Usher says that they did wonderful. Shakira says that the winner of the battle is Mary Miranda. Usher uses his last steal on Cathia. Usher says that he can do incredible things with her.