The Voice Season 12 Live Playoffs Contestant List (VIDEOS) (PHOTOS)

The Voice season 12 Knockouts are complete. Twenty contestants have been revealed–five on each team–to compete in next week’s LIVE Playoffs. But not so fast! The rumors were true. Each coach–Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Alicia Keys and Gwen Stefani–will each bring back one contestant to make a Top 24. Wednesday night’s “road to the lives” teased the twist at the end of the show…but didn’t reveal the wildcards.

Welp. Of course there are spoilers! If you want to know which four contestants are the rumored comeback artists,  click The Voice 12 Top 24 Spoilers post, and discuss your reactions in the comments there. (Not here. There are fans who do not want to be spoiled!)

We ran a Favorite Team and Favorite Top 20 contestant poll following Monday’s last Knockout. Let’s check out the results:

Favorite Contestant: 1. Chris Blue – Team Alicia 20.95%, 2. Lilli Passero – Team Adam 16.45% 3. Hunter Plake – Team Gwen 11.41% 4. Lauren Duski – Team Blake 6.63% 5. Jesse Larson – Team Adam 6.37% 6. Stephanie Rice – Team Alicia 6.37% 7. Josh West – Team Adam 5.57% 8. Mark Isaiah – Team Adam 4.51% 9. Vanessa Ferguson – Team Alicia 4.51% 10. Casi Joy – Team Blake 3.45% 11. Brennley Brown – Team Gwen  3.45% 12. Anatalia Villaranda – Team Alicia 3.18% 13. TSoul – Team Blake  2.39% 14. Quizz Swanigan – Team 1.33% 15. JChosen – Team Gwen 1.33% 16. Aliyah Moulden – Team Blake 0.8% 17. Ashley Levin – Team Alicia 0.53% 18. Hannah Eyre – Team Adam  0.27% 19. Aaliyah Rose – Team Blake 0.27% 20. Troy Ramey – Team Gwen 0.23%

Favorite Top 20 Team: 1. Team Alicia Keys 44.2% 2. Team Blake Shelton 24.28% 3. Team Gwen Stefani 20.65% 4.Team Adam Levine 10.87%

The favorite contestant poll is interesting…I wouldn’t have predicted Chris Blue at the top.  Jesse Larson is higher than I expected as well. I figured Anatalia Villaranda for the Top 5. Hm.  The favorite team results are pretty much what I expected.

Although, I toyed with the wording Favorite Team? Or Strongest Team? Alicia undoubtedly has a strong and diverse team, including two soul singers retro & modern (Chris Blue, Vanessa Ferguson), country (Ashley Levin), indie (Stephanie Rice)  and pop/r&b (Anatalia Villaranda)–all impressively talented. But also the kind of singers that don’t win talent competitions.

Adam, on the other hand, who came in last in the poll, has cute rocker Josh West, retro bluesman Jesse Larson and cute pop singer Mark Isaiah. Cute, talented and or retro boys do real well with voters. Lilli Passero is a very talented vocalist, and one of my favorites, but her jazzy throwback style isn’t winning material. (Not that she probably cares. Her CMU background suggests that she’s trying to boost an acting, rather than singing career. See: Katharine McPhee)

Blake Shelton put himself at a distinct disadvantage by not adding a male country singer to his team. Obviously, he’s all about the girls this season. Only one guy–TSoul–and I expect his quirky style will get him booted next week. If he gives Aliyah Moulden the right songs, she might have a chance. Singer/Songwriter Lauren Duski could also rise to the top. Casi Joy is talented, but too much of a throwback.

And that leaves Gwen Stefani whose team changed the most throughout the competition. Hunter Plake could be a dark horse.  Don’t count out JChosen and Brennley Brown. If Brennley turns out more performances like her Knockout (Up to the Mountain), she could be a contender. 

Check out The Voice Top 20 Contestants below, including links to EVERY performance and official photos.

Team Adam Levine

THE VOICE -- "Knockout Rounds" -- Pictured: (l-r) Lilli Passero, Mark Isaiah, Hanna Eyre, Adam Levine, Jesse Larson, Josh West -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)
Pictured: (l-r) Lilli Passero, Mark Isaiah, Hanna Eyre, Adam Levine, Jesse Larson, Josh West — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

Lilli Passero – 26 – Los Angeles, CA – @lillipassero – Blind AuditionBattleKnockout
Mark Isaiah – 19 – Mt. Pocono, PA – @Markisaiahmusic – Blind AuditionBattleKnockout
Hanna Eyre – 15 – Laguna Niguel, CA – @hannaeyremusic – Blind AuditionBattleKnockout
Jesse Larson – 34 – Minneapolis, MN – @JLarsonguitar – Blind AuditionBattleKnockout
Josh West – 17 – Glendale, AZ – @JoshWest4Music – Blind AuditionBattleKnockout

Team Alicia Keys

THE VOICE -- "Knockout Rounds" -- Pictured: (l-r) Vanessa Ferguson, Anatalia Villaranda, Stephanie Rice, Alicia Keys, Ashley Levin, Chris Blue -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)
Pictured: (l-r) Vanessa Ferguson, Anatalia Villaranda, Stephanie Rice, Alicia Keys, Ashley Levin, Chris Blue — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

Vanessa Ferguson – 31 – Greensboro, NC – @VanFergOfficial – Blind AuditionBattleKnockout
Anatalia Villaranda – 16 – Temecula, CA – @anatalia_v – Blind AuditionBattleKnockout
Stephanie Rice – 27 – Houston, TX – @stephricemusic – Blind AuditionBattleKnockout
Ashley Levin – 23 – Miami, FL – @ashley_levin_ – Blind AuditionBattleKnockout
Chris Blue – 26 – Knoxville, TN – @Chrisbluelive – Blind AuditionBattleKnockout

Team Blake Shelton

THE VOICE -- "Knockout Rounds" -- Pictured: (l-r) Aaliyah Rose, Casi Joy, TSoul, Blake Shelton, Lauren Duski, Aliyah Moulden -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)
Pictured: (l-r) Aaliyah Rose, Casi Joy, TSoul, Blake Shelton, Lauren Duski, Aliyah Moulden — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

Aaliyah Rose – 14 – Provo, UT – @TheAaliyahRose – Blind AuditionBattleKnockout
Casi Joy – 26 – Kansas City, MO – @casijoymusic – Blind AuditionBattleKnockout
TSoul – 30 – Richmond, VA – @TSoulMusic   – Blind AuditionBattleKnockout
Lauren Duski – 25 – Gaylord, MI – @LaurenDuski – Blind AuditionBattleKnockout
Aliyah Moulden – 15 – La Habra, CA – @AliyahMoulden – Blind AuditionBattleKnockout

Team Gwen Stefani

THE VOICE -- "Knockout Rounds" -- Pictured: (l-r) J Chosen, Quizz Swanigan, Brennley Brown, Gwen Stefani, Hunter Plake, Troy Ramey -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)
Pictured: (l-r) J Chosen, Quizz Swanigan, Brennley Brown, Gwen Stefani, Hunter Plake, Troy Ramey — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

J Chosen – 29 – Albany, GA – @Jchosenmusic – Blind Audition – BattleKnockout
Quizz Swanigan – 13 – North Little Rock, AK – @KidQuizz – Blind AuditionBattleKnockout
Brennley Brown – 14 – Apple Valley, CA – @BrennleyBrown – – Blind AuditionBattleKnockout
Hunter Plake – 20 – Baton Rouge, LA – @hunterplake – Blind AuditionBattleKnockout
Troy Ramey – 32 -Sea Cliff, NY – @iamtroymusic – Blind AuditionBattleKnockout

The Voice season 12 Top 20 Photo Gallery

BONUS VIDEO:

The Voice 12 Promo Teases the Coaches Comeback

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1xQbLBdorI

The Voice 12 Top 20 Chat Live During Road to the Lives

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