Poll: Which of the Artists on 'The Voice' Most Deserves to Win?

By Alicia Dennis on
(NBC)The winner of the fourth season of The Voice will be announced in just a couple of hours, but the moment of truth couldn't come soon enough for those of us who've been following the show from the start.Four contestants and two teams remain. Team Blake has the advantage going in, with both giggly teen Danielle Bradbery and the admirably charismatic Swon Brothers in the running. But both country acts face stiff competition from indie-pop chanteuse Michelle Chamuel, who is a clear fan...Read Full Story

'The Voice' Season 4, Episode 27 Recap: Adam Levine Predicts Danielle Bradbery Will Win

By Alicia Dennis on
(NBC) The day has finally arrived: The Voice finale is upon us. On Monday night, the Swon Brothers, Danielle Bradbery, and Michelle Chamuel delivered their final performances to determine who will take the fourth season. Now It's all on you, America!So — who's it going to be? Will it be the unflaggingly genuine brothers from Oklahoma? The pretty young blonde who still giggles at compliments? Or the wildly energetic fan favorite who feels like the soul of the season?Here's what happened on...Read Full Story

'The Voice' Season 4, Episode 26 Recap: The Final Three Are Chosen

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(NBC)Tuesday night's eliminations episode of The Voice was a particularly tense one. With just a week left until the season finale, the competition has narrowed down to a very talented final three — and it's hard to say where things will go from here.Here's the rundown on the evening's events.Fall Out Boy opens the show with "My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)," with Michelle Chamuel on the chorus (the screechy part). She also contributes some crucial headbanging.Team Cee-Lo...Read Full Story

'The Voice' Season 4, Episode 25 Recap: Danielle Bradbery Makes Everyone Cry

By Alicia Dennis on
(Getty Images)The fourth season of The Voice is drawing to an end, and the final five will be winnowed down to three within a matter of hours. In Monday night's episode, each of the contestants performed two songs — one a dedication of their own choosing, the other a coach selection — and revisited their hometowns to reconnect with family, friends, and fans. With two contestants still in the running, Blake Shelton is at a clear advantage going in, but there's no telling what lies ahead when...Read Full Story

'The Voice' Season 4, Episode 24 Recap: Blake Shelton Loses Part of Team Twang

By Alicia Dennis on
Only one artist was sent home on Tuesday night's episode of The Voice, and it was pretty clear going in that it was going to be a member of Team Blake. It's really only fair: Coaches Adam, Shakira, and Usher only have one contestant each in the competition, and there's really only so much country a reality television viewership can take. So who went home?Here's the blow-by-blow. Last season's winner, Cassadee Pope, kicks things off with her new single "Wasting All These Tears." The...Read Full Story

Watch Team Shakira's Sasha Allen Get Sexy With 'Before He Cheats'

By Alicia Dennis on
Team Usher's Michelle Chamuel might have stolen the show in Monday night's episode of The Voice with her explosive rendition of "I Knew You Were Trouble," but Team Shakira's Sasha Allen came dangerously close to stealing her thunder. The New York-based mother-of-two performed Carrie Underwood's "Before He Cheats" with a couple of extra doses of raging sexual energy, ripping off her red ballgown mid-song to revel sparkling black hot pants and matching thigh-high boots. Blake Shelton could not...Read Full Story

'The Voice' Season 4, Episode 23 Recap: Michelle Chamuel Wows Taylor Swift

By Alicia Dennis on
(NBC)On Monday night's episode of The Voice, the final six contestants performed two songs each: One chosen by their coaches, and one by themselves. With three coaches down to one contestant each, the pressure is on to deliver pitch-perfect performances that reveal something of the artists' personalities at the same time. On Tuesday, one of the final six will be sent home.Here's the rundown of the songs and the coaches' reactions.TEAM BLAKE: HOLLY TUCKERBaylor student Holly Tucker needs to...Read Full Story

Watch 'The Voice' Coaches Do Their Best Impressions of Each Other

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One of the reasons The Voice overtook American Idol in the coveted 18-49 demo was the fact that famous people behind the judge's/mentor's table actually had chemistry on The Voice. Even with Shakira and Usher subbing in for Christina Aguilera and Cee-Lo, the foursome still appeared to enjoy each other's company, have fun together, and not take the ball-busting too seriously.In a new behind-the-scenes clip, it's clear the coaches like one another, and don't mind goofing off or sweetly mocking...Read Full Story

'The Voice' Season 4, Episode 21 Recap: Everyone Loves Michelle Chamuel

By Alicia Dennis on
The performances on Monday night's episode of The Voice determined once and for all just which contestants would head into the quarter finals. Going in, veteran coaches Adam Levine and Blake Shelton face the best odds with three artists apiece still in the running, while Usher and Shakira's teams have both dwindled down to one. Kicking things off this Memorial Day is Blake Shelton, who performs his hit "Boys 'Round Here" with Gwen Sebastian and reminds everyone that Miranda Lambert is a very...Read Full Story

Josiah Hawley and Kris Thomas: Revisiting Their Best Moments on 'The Voice'

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(NBC)On Tuesday, both Team Usher's Josiah Hawley and Team Shakira's Kris Thomas were eliminated from the fourth season of The Voice, making for a final eight that's entirely female, save Oklahoma's the Swon Brothers.Hawley, an Arkansas native who moved to Los Angeles to pursue a modeling career, failed to garner enough viewer votes to continue after his performance of Coldplay's "Clocks" on Monday's episode, despite having built up a devoted (and admittedly mostly female) following during his...Read Full Story