'The Voice' Season 15 Blind Auditions End, Contestant Faceoffs Begin

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The Voice returned on Monday (Oct. 15) for the ultimate set of blind auditions and commenced the primary spherical of face-off battles for the contestants competing for a spot within the knockout rounds. 

Singers who soared after competing within the battle rounds are chosen by their coach to advance. For the contestants that didn't rise to the event and safe a spot on their respective coach's crew, there's nonetheless an opportunity to be stolen by judges Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Adam Levine or Blake Shelton in an effort to advance to the knockout rounds of the competitors.

With a collection of outstanding performances, the judges had been confronted with some very robust determination about who deserved to proceed within the competitors. Of the numerous gifted singers in program, listed below are a few of the finest from final night time's episode.     

Katrina Cain

Katrina Cain carried out an attractive stripped again, piano-driven cowl of Fleetwood Mac's "Rhiannon." Halfway by way of the efficiency, all the judges pressed their buzzer to sign they needed Cain on their crew, however Clarkson and Levine had been blocked resulting from their groups being full. In the tip, Shelton ended up successful Cain over and including her to his crew. 

Emily Hough

Hough, 16, delivered a poppy-yet-folksy acoustic cowl of Joni Mitchell's "Big Yellow Taxi." The singer managed to get three chair turns, filling the ultimate spot on Team Adam in the long run. 

Matt Johnson

Johnson gave a soulful rendition of Luther Vandross' "Never Too Much." Though three of the judges had been maxed out and couldn't flip their chairs for him, Hudson was the final choose out there to position him on her crew. It labored out for Johnson, who said that Hudson is his favourite singer of all time. 

Josh Davis

Davis delivered a soulful cowl of Sam Smith's "Too Good At Goodbyes." After being pressured to decide on between Hudson and Clarkson as his coach, Davis ended up selecting to be on Team Kelly. 

Michael Lee vs. Joey Green

Lee and Green went head-to-head within the first spherical of contestant face-offs to maintain their spot on Team Blake. The pair carried out a bluesy rendition of Bonnie Raitt's "Thing Called Love." After battling it out, Lee prevailed, getting the inexperienced mild to maneuver on to the knockout rounds. Though the opposite coaches might have chosen to steal Green for his or her crew, he was in the end despatched residence.

Cody Ray vs. SandyRedd

Ray and SandyRedd battled to Solomon Burke's "Cry to Me" to safe a spot on Clarkson's crew. After going forwards and backwards in regards to the tough determination, Clarkson selected Ray to maneuver on to the knockouts. SandyRedd managed to offer a efficiency so shifting that every one three remaining judges jumped on the likelihood to steal her and she or he snagged a spot on Team Jennifer.