The Voice season 21 Live Finals continue on Monday (Nov. 29) , as the Top 10 sing for your votes. Two acts will be eliminated on Tuesday (Nov. 30) after a 3-way Instant Save, leaving 8 contestants moving on to the semi-finals.
On Monday, the contestants sing “songs outside of their genre.” Several contestants, like Wendy Moten, Paris Winningham, Girl Named Tom have already dabbled in several genres. Does the theme mean choosing songs WILDLY outside of a genre? Or could it mean taking a song from another genre and flipping it to the artist’s genre? We’ll find out when the song spoilers are released before Monday.
After her fall, Wendy didn’t take a photo with Team Blake
After Wendy took a nasty fall on stage during Tuesday’s elimination show, the singer didn’t stick around to take a photo with Team Blake. Maybe she was backstage icing her bruises. Because, if she had broken a bone, she would not have come back out on stage after the break to show fans that she wasn’t hurt. If she sprained something, she could always rehearse and perform while sitting on a stool. Wendy seems like the kind of gal who is not easily deterred.
This week is where things might get a little spicy. Jim & Sasha Allen are the only act remaining that doesn’t turn in great performances. Lana Scott’s performances pale by comparison to her competition, but I think she’s pulling in the country vote. Holly Forbes has been flying under the radar. Her Blind Audition was her biggest moment in the competition. But Team Ariana! Her fans seem to be voting like crazy. Once J&S are gone, Ariana’s fans could propel Holly into the finale. Still, a Top 10 shock boot would not be a surprise.
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As far as this week’s rankings are concerned,
The Voice 21 Top 10 Power List/Rankings
10. Jim & Sasha Allen – Team Ariana – Jim & Sasha hit the bottom two last week. And, unless their performance on Monday is a drastic improvement over what the’ve been doing latesly, they are not going to survive an Instant Save against two talented singers.
9. Jeremy Rosado – Team Kelly – Jeremy turned out a solid gospel performance last week. If he manages to coral Christian music fans, I could be dead wrong here. But looking at his competition, he may have to fight for his life. The good news is that the passionate singer is capable of winning an Instant Save.
8. Jershika Maple – Team Legend – Jershika is a terrific and exciting vocalist, but so are many of the singers I have ranked ahead of her. Like Jeremy, she is capable of winning an Instant Save. Either singer could win that possible showdown depending on song choice.
7. Lana Scott – Team Blake – If I were ranking the singers according to vocal talent, Lana would land at No. 9. But she’s the only country singer in the Live Finals. It’s a thing I say every week, and will probably keep saying it until she’s (maybe) eliminated at the semi-finals.
6. Holly Forbes – Team Ariana – When the season is over, Holly needs to send Kelly a thank you gift for letting her go in the Battle Round. Because now she’s the star on Team Ariana and has a huge army of Arianators in her corner. They may send her all the way to the final. But I’m OK with that.
5. Joshua Vacanti – Team Legend – Just like Lana, Joshua has a lane all to himself. He’s the Broadway/classical singer of this bunch. But unlike Lana, vocally he can go toe to toe with the best singers in the competition. He may not be your cup of tea. But the boy can sing. Joshua is a worship leader, so this may be the week to break out the Jesus song.
4. Hailey Mia – Team Kelly – Hailey makes the biggest jump in the rankings this week–from No. 8 to No. 4. She closed last week’s performance show with a spectacular rendition of Sia’s “Elastic Heart.” If she keeps the momentum going with great performances, she could be a finale contender.
3. Paris Winningham – Team Blake – Paris stays at No. 3 this week. But that could change. He’s been consistently great all season, but he’s become predictable. Blake needs to have a talk with him about NOT playing it safe. A “songs outside of their genre” week offers the perfect opportunity for Paris to shake things up.
2. Wendy Moten – Team Blake – Wendy will sail through this week’s theme. Blake could give her a country song, but that’s not actually outside of her genre considering she’s done collabs with country artists before. He should give her a rock song. Or something from the American Songbook. She’ll nail whatever she sings.
1. Girl Named Tom – Team Kelly – Kelly’s sibling folk harmonizers stay at No.1. And I predict that they will win it all. Whatever genre they choose to sing this week–as long as it’s built around the group’s luscious and creative harmonies, they will be golden.
The Voice airs on NBC Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 pm ET/PT.