Jordan Matthew Young secured a last-minute spot The voiceSeason finale during the semi-finals episode on Tuesday evening (May 18). This means that not only will there be two country-trending contenders in the show’s Top 5, but Team Blake will also have two chances to win this season, giving Blake Shelton a leg up on the other three coaches of the show. the show.
Tuesday night’s episode revealed the results of viewers’ votes over the past 24 hours, which saw four of the top 9 candidates go straight to The voicethe final episode of. One of those four performers who were automatically safe for the night was Kenzie Wheeler, the show’s most trusted country contestant, who wowed coaches Monday night (May 17) with a cover of George Jones. Despite his strong country leanings, Wheeler is not part of Team Blake – his coach is Kelly Clarkson.
After one team member from each coach advanced to the final, the remaining five candidates took turns hoping to receive the instant live vote. Young opted for a country-rock performance of “Drift Away”, which was performed by people like Uncle Kracker, Bob Seger and many more.
His performance paid off: at the end of the episode, Young was named the winner of Instant Save and will advance to the final episode this week. In addition to his country mate Wheeler, he joins Team Blake member Cam Anthony, a pop singer who has shone through the season with covers of Elvin Bishop, Boyz II Men and many more.
Team Nick Rachel Mac singer, who made waves on the show covering singer-songwriters like Elton John and Patty Griffin, is also heading to the finale. She has also occasionally toured country, offering an ethereal cover of Kacey Musgraves’ “Rainbow” in a recent episode.
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