How to Vote for Your Favorite Contestant to Win on ‘The Voice’
Over the years, we’ve seen plenty of singing competition shows — but none have captured us quite like The Voice. Since the show first started, singing hopeful have had the opportunity to compete against one another for a shot at the ultimate prize: a record deal and a cash prize of $100,000. And, once they’re accepted on to the show during the blind audition process, they don’t have to boost their singing chops all by themselves. They receive a (very famous) coach on the show to help guide them through the entire process.
Now, the Season 15 of The Voice is almost over. Here’s a quick recap of who’s in the running as well as how you can vote when next season arises.
The top 4 who are up for the grand prize
Coach: Blake Shelton
This country rocker has been a threat to win ever since Blake Shelton first picked him as part of the team, and he certainly didn’t disappoint in his finale performance. The Mercury News reminds us his cover of “Sweet Home Alabama” was exactly what we’ve all come to expect from the star, and he received a standing ovation for the performance. As for his original song, “Human,” this hit was also impressive to Blake. And his duet, “Two More Bottles of Wine” by Delbert McClinton, was satisfactory, but fans are unsure if it’s going to be enough for him to take the top spot.
Coach: Blake Shelton
Another singer for Team Blake who’s in the running to win is Kirk Jay. He began the night with a “soulful country ballad,” GoldDerby notes, and he received a standing ovation from the judges as well. For his duet, he and Blake performed “You Look So Good In Love” by George Strait — another ballad, which is what Kirk is known to pull off best. And his solo cover performance was of Rascal Flatt’s “I Won’t Let Go.” Overall, his performances were top-notch, and he played to his strengths.
Coach: Kelly Clarkson
She may be just 16 years old, but that hasn’t stopped Chevel Shepherd yet. The Mercury News reminds us this tiny singer with a huge voice started her night off with Tanya Tucker’s “It’s a Little Too Late” — a country classic that suits her well. Her duet with coach Kelly Clarkson on “Rockin’ With the Rhythm of the Rain” by The Judds as well as her original song, “Broken Hearts,” were both strong for Chevel as well. Many think she could take the whole competition, but we’ll have to wait and see.
Coach: Jennifer Hudson
While the other three contestants aren’t afraid to sing with a little twang, 14-year-old Kennedy Holmes comes out of the gate for Team Jennifer with an original song, “Love is Free,” says GoldDerby. It’s not a ballad, but rather a fun, upbeat tune that gets the audience moving. As for the duet, she sang with Jennifer on “Home” by Stephanie Mills, which was also a fan favorite of the night. Finally, she closed out her segment with a cover of Demi Lovato’s “Confident” which came complete with an entire marching band.
How can you vote?
There are multiple ways you can cast your vote for seasons to come. Here’s how:
The Voice official app and NBC.com
It’s possible to vote online at NBC.com when it comes to picking the next Voice hopeful, but if you’re a true enthusiast of the show, it’s best to download the free app. Not only does the app allow you to vote each week, but you can also get links to the songs that are performed, tweet at the coaches, and build a team of your own, Country Living says. If you haven’t downloaded it yet, it’s worth it for next season.
If you’re a Twitter user, Heavy suggests using this route to cast your vote. Follows @NBCTheVoice, set your profile to public, and send a tweet with the contestant’s hashtag to give your support.
If you have Apple Music, you can help your favorite artist out by streaming their songs. Country Living explains the contestant on the show who has the most streams via Apple Music receives an “Apple Music Bonus,” which “multiples the number of streams on their eligible songs by five.” For one Apple ID, you can stream the songs from the artist up to 10 times per artist.
Xfinity X1 Voting
Have an Xfinity X1 set-top box? While the show is broadcasting, you can cast your vote by following the directions that are prompted on the screen or for an hour after the show. You can vote up to 10 times per artist for one Xfinity account.
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