The competition on season 21 The voice has been amazing so far. So when it came to the last Knockout duels on Monday (November 1), coach Blake Shelton had some tough decisions to make.
One of them chose between country singers Lana Scott and Carson Peters.
The aspiring stars clashed with a song of their choice. Peters chose âAmarillo by Morningâ by country icon George Strait, while Scott selected âWildest Dreamsâ by Taylor Swift.
Scott was the first, and despite being a country singer, having auditioned for the show with Kelsea Ballerini’s “Hole in the Bottle”, this time around she wanted to show off her ability to adapt to different styles of music.
Scott – who during rehearsals revealed she had been dealing with a breakup – hypnotized viewers with the vulnerability of her voice, paying attention to every lyrics of the song. She also addressed a high note of wailing towards the end of her performance, the coaches on the floor and the massive applause from the studio audience.
After Scott, Peters took the stage. Using his moment to show off his originality, the young bluegrass player incorporated a bit of crying violin into his performance – a surprise that coaches have been waiting for all season.
Hope, who Kelly Clarkson called a young Patrick Swayze, worked on stage with his mastery of instrumentation, but he didn’t forget to reveal his voice. He approached the lyrics effortlessly, incorporating tracks into the melody and changing the key before ending the violin performance.
Shelton had pitted the two artists against each other because they “are on the same path in country music,” and he had to follow his instincts in deciding who to keep for his team.
“Lana, so far you’ve escaped the radar a little bit on the show, which by the way isn’t a bad thing,” the coach told Scott. “You looked really good today, like, wow!” “
“Carson, it’s awesome to come here and do a George Strait song, but it’s a tall order, and that said, I think you’ve done everything you can do to showcase your voice.” . But I have to make a decision based on what just happened here right now, âShelton added.
After show host Carson Daly interrupted Shelton, telling him to reveal the round winner, the country superstar named Lana Scott as the winner to advance to the live playoffs.
Fans can follow Scott’s journey on The voice, which returns Tuesday (November 3) on NBC.
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