“The Voice” season 14 finale kicked-off night one on Monday’s show with three performances each from the Top 4. Coaches Alicia Keys, Adam Levine, Kelly Clarkson, and Blake Shelton gave some final words of advice and encouragement to thier artists.
New coach this season, Kelly Clarkson has one artist in the finale race, while no artists survived on Adam Levine’s team. Blake Shelton, once again, has the best odds with two artists on his team. Alicia Keys, also with one. The Top 4 artists – Brynn Cartelli (Team Kelly), Britton Buchanan (Team Alicia), Spensha Baker, and Kyla Jade (Team Blake) sang duets with their coaches, a cover song, and an original song on Monday nights finale performance show.
Kyla Jade kicked-off the night while Brynn Cartelli finished it, both with cover songs.
KYLA JADE (Team Blake)
COVER SONG: Kyla sang “With a Little Help From My Friends.” Kelly Clarkson reacted that the “best part” of Kyla’s performance was that she included everyone behind her on stage. Blake stated “if you don’t win ‘The Voice’, I don’t know why we call this show ‘The Voice.”” He added that this performance is probably the last time he’ll get front-row seats to her show.
KYLA & BLAKE DUET: Blake decided to come full circle by having Kyla sing “Only Love” by Wynonna Judd.
ORIGINAL SONG: Kyla sang her original song “The Last Tear.” She said it’s a perfect match for what she’s been trying to learn on the show. Kelly reacted to Kyla’s finale performance that for a song-writer, it’s a blessing to have a singer to sing like her. Coach Blake told Kyla “this show was designed to find a vocalist like you.”
BRITTON BUCHANAN (Team Alicia)
ORIGINAL SONG: Britton’s original song was “Where You Come From.” Adam said he’s Team Britton since he no longer has a horse in the race. He added that he feels that Britton “hasn’t shown us everything.” Coach Alicia stated that Britton wrote this song himself. “The vision is your’s. That’s what an artist does…paints the vision.” She called Britton “exceptional.”
ALICIA & BRITTON DUET: They sang “Wake Me Up” by the late Swedish DJ and producer Avicii, and Aloe Blacc. Alicia wanted to sing the song because of it’s “super dope message.”
COVER SONG: Britton sang “Good Lovin” by The Rascals. Coach Alicia told Britton that the fact that he chose that song, shows that there’s no world that he can’t make his own. Alicia compared Britton to John Mayor and John Mellencamp who are artists that create their own world.
Alicia told Britton that he’s totally in his zone and set the whole place “on fire” and there’s no stopping him!
BRYNN CARTELLI (Team Kelly)
BRYNN & KELLY DUET: They sang Crowed House’s “Don’t Dream It’s Over” for their duet.
ORIGINAL SONG: Julia Michaels wrote Brynn’s ‘Voice single “Walk My Way” whom Brynn will be performing with in Tuesday’s Finale show. Adam reacted to Brynn’s performance that it’s spectacular that she’s come all this way at age 15 in such a short amount of time. He said it’s impressive. Coach Kelly called the song “incredible” and stated that Brynn is a songwriter as well.
COVER SONG: Brynn Cartelli who is the youngest finalist ever was only 14 when she auditioned. Kelly predicted that Brynn would win during her Blind Audition. Brynn closed Monday night’s finale show with her performance of “Skyfall” by Adele.
Kelly said she’s literally like a cheerleader and that every idea is Brynn’s. She said “Brynn is her own thing,” and she is captivating to watch.
SPENSHA BAKER (Team Blake)
COVER SONG: Spensha sang Kacey Musgraves’ “Merry Go ‘Round.” Spensha said in the Finale, she wants to come down to messages. Blake said he’s glad that Spensha is bringing it back down to the basics. He added that’s why Spensha was his Save in the Playoffs and she’s a “phenomenal artist.”
ORIGINAL SONG: Spensha sang her original song “Old Soul” for Monday’s finale performance. Coach Blake told her that she’s ready to step off the stage and step onto Country radio. he said “We need you in Country music.” He told America that we need Spensha in Country music, so “vote for her.”
SPENSHA & BLAKE DUET: Spensha and Blake sang Tanya Tucker’s “Tell Me About It.”
THE VOICE 14 FINALE NIGHT TWO RECAP HERE!