The Playoffs Part Two,
Season Three, Episode Seventeen “B”,
NBC Television 2012.
Starring; Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera, CeeLo Green, Blake Shelton, Christina Milian, and Carson Daly.
Featuring: De’ Borah, Diego Val, MacKenzie Bourg, Devyn DeLoera, Trevin Hunte, Dez Duron, Sylvia Yacoub, Nicholas David, Cody Belew and Adrianna Louise
De’Borah – Team Christina
“Who Knew” by Pink
De’Borah puts her own spin on Pink’s “Who Knew” the coach’s reactions.
Cee Lo Green- “You ‘ve always been one of my favorites… I love the way you move it’s hip hop it’s swagger… There is such a soul and Gospel influence to your voice… I Love You I Love What You Do.”
Adam Levine- “There is nothing regular about you there is only one De’ Borah… The voice is only as good as the soul pushing the voice and you have all that it’s just so incredible I Love You I Really Do…”
Blake Shelton- “Well your singing is unbelievable it always sneaks up on me like it did just then by the end of your performance it’s just so powerful… What Cee Lo was talking about the way you move on stage and skipp’n around… if that had been me I would have hyper extended something for you to do that and sing (applause)”
Christina Aguilera- “I love you, you have a piece of my heart… you’re just so real and so raw it’s like you just command the stage in a way that I think it’s safe to say no one in this whole show can do the way that De’Borah does it… I Love all the passion and the heart you put in to what you do… You’re the real deal…”
Watch De’Borah Sing “Who Knew” Plus Coach’s Comments here
Diego Val – Team Cee Lo
“Bailamos” by Enrique Iglesias
Diego puts it all on the line with Enrique Iglesias’ “Bailamos” the coach’s reactions
Cee Lo Green- “I thought it would give you an opportunity to be in a safe place being able to sing something in your native tongue I thought that you would be comfortable there… I think that you are just naturally cool your fluent in the language of love… I think all these American women are going to vote for you…”
Adam Levine- “I thought you did a good job.. you mentioned to Cee Lo about not being comfortable… I thought well is he going to get comfortable now? It just seemed like sometimes you weren’t fully engaged 100% to me… There were moments of passion and boredom…”
Blake Shelton- “I didn’t know what you were saying anyway… There is a coolness about you that is real.. It doesn’t even really bother me that your not wearing socks…”
Christina Aguilera- “I felt that you weren’t really into the song choice…”
Watch Diego Val Sing “Bailamos” Plus Coach’s Comments here
MacKenzie Bourg – Team Cee Lo
“What Makes You Beautiful” by One Direction
MacKenzie puts his own spin on “What Makes You Beautiful” the coach’s reactions
Adam Levine- After MacKenzie played-up to a standing crowd of young fans from the stage, Adam tuned-in to the vibe by saying, “I felt like the 50?s. Like Buddy Holly. Very clean-cut. All of the girls are loving you. You’re definitely an idol. An American Idol. I don’t know that you’re the winner of the voice. But, your still a great character that i like to see perform. I want to see more happen. More twists. It was entertaining”
Blake Shelton- “You snuck-up on me on this competition. When you did ‘Call Me Maybe. All of a sudden in the Knockout Rounds it was like, ‘what is this guy? When you have a chance and you have the opportunity to make something of your own. You’re one of the more popular people in this competition, and that can really plan your hand if you choose the music correctly.”
Christina Aguilera- “think you’re adorable, and you have a knack at re creating in a more organic way these really well known pop tunes. But. I’d like to see something with a little bit more depth.” She also said she’d like to see him step-out of the box.”
Cee Lo Green- said that he agreed with Christina. “I think a song like this was a good choice. I think you did a great job. I want to see more energy. more interaction and really get this crowd involved. This is where it counts the most. You’ve got to make America BELIEVE.”
Watch MacKenzie Bourg Sing “What Makes You Beautiful” Plus Coach’s Comments here
Devyn DeLoera – Team Christina
“Bleeding Love” Leona Lewis
Devyn goes for it with her cover of Leona Lewis’ “Bleeding Love” the coach’s reactions
Carson Daly- said that it may have been the right song at the right time for her.
Cee Lo Green- said it wasn’t her best performance, and “I still think you did a great job and will continue to grow and do better.”
Blake Shelton- said, “I was watching the B-roll stuff and I was looking forward to the softer side of Devyn. But by the end of it turned-out to be powerhouse Devyn. But I was looking forward to more of softer performance all around.”
Christina Aguilera- said, “You shine, you are beautiful people and then you can sing like that. It’s crazy. You’re a total powerhouse singer. You go blow-for-blow and you go for those big notes. This was definitely showcasing a softer side for you.. You still took it to that big note at the end which I love and respect and love you for. Hats off to you. You did an amazing job.”
Watch Devyn DeLoera Sing “Bleeding Love” Plus Coach’s Comments here
Trevin Hunte – Team Cee Lo
“How Am I Supposed to Live Without You” by Laura Branigan’s
Trevin makes Laura Branigan’s “How Am I Supposed to Live Without You” his own. The coach’s reactions –
Don’t know the price he’s going to pay for dreaming! Trevin Hunte gave an incredible live performance. His coach Cee Lo Green was beaming with pride at the end of the song.
Blake Shelton- “You moved me. Every time that you get on the stage, you move me. You have so much style. You have everything it takes to win The Voice. Congratulations.
Christina Aguilera- responded, “I second that. From day one there’s something so captivating about you. I a fan, I love you. You’re one of those singers that can do so much. She also said that because he’s eighteen years old, she feels like he hasn’t even tapped into his singing ability and mentioned that she would like Cee Lo to do that.
Cee Lo Green- “Trevin. Man, you just…I’m speechless. You just did such a wonderful job. Such a deep, deep, rich, ability. It’s unearthly. It’s undeniable. Nobody’s going to miss out on you on the fact that you could win this entire thing.”
Watch Trevin Hunte Sing “How Am I Supposed to Live Without You” Plus Coach’s Comments here
Dez Duron – Team Christina
“Wanted” by Hunter Hayes
Dez brings his best to Hunter Hayes’ “Wanted” the coach’s reactions –
Christina’s student Dez Duron gave a confident performance. Once his performance was over, host Carson Daly had to wait for the screams from women that were yelling for Dez to quiet down in order for the coaches to react.
Adam Levine- “The good news is that girls really love you. I think that you’ve got a really great voice. I just kind of want to see you break out even more. You shop at the same stores as I do.”
Blake Shelton- “How dare you not pick me as your coach and then come out here and sing a country song. I agree with what Adam said about your runs and how accurate you are. It’s really impressive.”
Christina Aguilera- gave Dez a standing ovation then said, “I’ve seen such an improvement. You nailed it. For me you did everything spot-on. You have great execution. To look like that, to shine like that, to have the stage charisma…I think you’ve grown in that too. You definitely upped your game. You are entirely the full package. America how could you not LOVE this guy?”
Watch Dez Duron Sing “Wanted” Plus Coach’s Comments here
Sylvia Yacoub – Team Christina
“The One That Got Away” by Katy Perry
Sylvia goes for broke with her take on Katy Perry’s “The One That Got Away” the coach’s reactions –
Sylvia played the piano with her shoes off.
Cee Lo Green- “Baby you look like a princess. Me being unbiased, that’s probably my favorite performance of the night.
Adam Levine- “It’s really cool to see you stripped-down right here on the piano and it was intimate, it was just you. You have a powerful voice. It had to do with choices, and you did a great job.”
Christina Aguilera- “You get me. We seem to come from the same sort of place and we connect on an emotional level and vocal level. I think you’re a tried and true artist. Just when we think we have you figured-out, you come with something else. You just have such a vulnerable side You really showcased that you are a true artist tonight.” Christina wrapped it up by encouraging viewers to vote for Sylvia.
Watch Sylvia Yacoub Sing “The One That Got Away” Plus Coach’s Comments here
Nicholas David – Team Cee Lo
“You’re the First, the Last, My Everything” Barry White
Nicholas puts his own spin on Barry White’s “You’re the First, the Last, My Everything” the coach’s reactions –
After his revival of this classic song, which may be most recognizable by some audiences from the show Alley McBeal, coaches responded after shouts from the crowd died-down with: Adam said, “Barry White makes ‘baby-making music’. And, I want to make a baby now. I heard that song…that’s the test, if I want to make a baby after listening to the song you did a great job. So, congratulations.:
Blake Shelton- “You are probably my favorite singer on Team Cee Lo. It blows my mind because you’re not suppose to look like that and sound like that! Thank God for ‘The Voice!”
Cee Lo Green- “You really can’t do no wrong in my book. I really think that you deserve to go ALL of the way, and I want to be there every step of it. That particular song of Barry White is such a feel-good song. It encourages and involves everyone. It’s about love and love is unconditional. You have that timeless quality in your voice. Everyone can get into what you’re singing. Your voice can be ‘a bridge over troubled water.’ We need you. Everyone vote for this man.”
Nicholas David Sing “You’re the First, the Last, My Everything” Plus coach’s Comments here
Cody Belew – Team Cee Lo
“One More Try” by George Michael
Cody brings his best to George Michael’s “One More Try” the coach’s reactions –
Cee Lo Green- “first of all Cody I am very very proud of you.. you matured and perfected that performance… you really blew me away… I am just like wow”
Adam Levine- “a genius choice of a song… a brilliant song for you, you did a brilliant job performing it… I am a believer now man…”
Blake Shelton- “you have become one of my favorites, one of my wife’s favorites on the show… that was your best performance ever”
Christina Aguilera- “you are one of my favorites on the whole ahow to watch you perform… I love it when people can just get me to smile… I really loved it”
Watch Cody Belew Sing “One More Try” Plus Coach’s Comments here
Adrianna Louise – Team Christina
“Firework” by Katy Perry
Adrianna pays tribute to Katy Perry with her “Firework” the coach’s reactions –
Cee Lo Green- “Very beautiful voice, very beautiful person. I think you are carrying on the tradition of a long legacy of many talented people gracing the stage. Team Cee Lo considers you very worthy competition. You did a wonderful job.”
Adam Levine- “You were so great. The way that song is written. That’s a total bitch to sing that song. Because there’s all these long notes. so really incredible job.”
Blake Shelton- “I’ve never had a waitress like you . Every time you get onto the stage it’s a big deal every time you perform and that’s really hard to do in this competition. You’re taking really big steps. and I don’t like it.”
Christina Aguilera- “What America sees and what they don’t know behind-the-scenes is how sweet and genuine you are. I’m glad for Adam pointing it our – It’s really true, that song.. the way it starts from low. goes to mid rang then goes super high, and to hit those notes really consistently. I don’t know that I could do that…you are really amazing. You’re a star.”
Watch Adrianna Louise Sing “Firework” Plus coach’s comments here
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