The Voice 18: Semi-final Format Change Plus Kane Brown, James Taylor

THE VOICE -- "Knockout Rounds" Episode 1809 -- Pictured: (l-r) Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, Carson Daly, Nick Jonas, John Legend -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)
Pictured: (l-r) Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, Carson Daly, Nick Jonas, John Legend — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

Coming Up on The Voice 18: Kane Brown, Doja Cat, James Taylor

Kane Brown, viral superstar Doja Cat and legendary singer-songwriter and Mega Mentor James Taylor are set to perform on The Voice Top 9 remote performance show airing Monday, May 11 (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on NBC.

The Top 9 Perform Songs Suggested By Fans for Fan Week

Next week’s theme on The Voice is Fan Week, and the remaining nine artists will perform songs dedicated to their biggest fans, whether it’s a family member in quarantine, a neighbor or even their hometown. Fan videos from across the country will introduce each performance remotely.

The Monday show will open with a special performance of Sly and the Family Stone’s uplifting classic “Everyday People” featuring all four coaches – Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, John Legend and Blake Shelton – and the Top 9 artists. Fans from across the country will also be incorporated into the opening performance. The coaches will continue to remote in from their home locations to provide artist feedback. Kelly will broadcast from her ranch in Montana, Blake from his home in Oklahoma and Nick and John from their homes in Los Angeles.

Top vote getter from each team advances to the The Voice finale. Remaining artists vie for the fifth spot

On the live Top 9 results show, the top vote-getter from each team will automatically earn a spot to compete in the finale. Then, for the first time in Voice history, the remaining artists will compete in a 5-way Instant Save for a chance to earn the fifth and final spot in the finale.

The artist with the most votes from the Instant Save will advance to the finale and rejoin their coach. Each coach will have at least one artist competing in the finale. Only one coach will have two artists vying for The Voice title. The Season 18 finale airs Monday, May 18 (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) and Tuesday, May 19 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on NBC.

Kane Brown debuts new song, Doja Cat sings platinum hit, James Taylor teams up with his son

On Monday, May 11, Kane Brown returns to The Voice to debut his new hit “Cool Again.” The track is the latest for the award-winning country star, and marks Kane’s follow up his Platinum-Certified album Experiment and his fifth consecutive No. 1 single, “Homesick.”

Viral star Doja Cat will perform her platinum hit “Say So.” The RIAA certified platinum track is currently No. 1 at Rhythm radio, No. 3 at Top 40 radio, No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100, has over 171 million video views, and over 20 million TikTok videos created. Fans have streamed the track nearly half a billion times worldwide.

Season 18 Mega Mentor James Taylor and his son Henry will perform “Moon River” from his recently released new album American Standard. James performed his classic “Shower the People” on this past Monday’s Top 17 performance show opener. The remaining artest he mentored during the Knockout Rounds joined him. 

Results show features coach John Legend’s new music video

On Tuesday, May 12, “Voice” coach and EGOT-winning, critically acclaimed multiplatinum singer-songwriter John Legend will debut the performance video for his anthemic new single “Bigger Love,” from his forthcoming new album due out this summer. The video for the empowering new track is a celebration of love, resilience and hope, featuring an uplifting and heartfelt message for these current times.


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