‘The Voice’ Recap: Corey Kent White, Hannah Kirby And India Carney Compete For The #VoiceSave
Corey Kent White, Hannah Kirby and India Carney sang for their lives to make it into the Top 6 in the closest Voice Save vote ever on the Top 8 Results Show of The Voice.
The Voice Top 8 Results
Jason Derulo was joined by Team Xtina’s India Carney and Kimberly Nichole to perform his new song, “Want to Want Me.”
Following the fun performance, Carson Daly wasted no time in bringing out the Top 8 contestants to announce the first few artists saved. Joshua Davis of Team Adam was the first declared safe, a relief for both Josh and Adam Levine, who has only one artist left in the competition.
After a brief interlude to promote Red Nose Day, which aims to raise awareness and money to stop child poverty, Rozzi Crane, who opened for Maroon 5 and is signed to Adam’s record label, performed “Psycho.” Carson brought out the remaining seven artists yet to hear their fate to announce that Team Pharrell’s Sawyer Fredericks has been voted through into the Top 6. Team Blake’s Meghan Linsey followed soon after.
Lee Brice was the next guest performer to take on The Voice stage. He performed “Drinking Class” with the last Country man standing, Team Blake’s Corey Kent White.
Finally, Carson announced the finale two saved by America’s votes: Team Xtina’s Kimberly Nichole and Team Pharrell’s Koryn Hawthorne. That left two Team Blake artists in the bottom three, Corey Kent White and Hannah Kirby, along with Team Christina’s India Carney.
At this point in the season, the competition for the Voice Save gets heated – all artists have their own fan base built up and ready to tweet, and the singers have to bring their A game if they want to move forward.
Hannah Kirby was up first, singing Imagine Dragon’s “Radioactive” for her Voice Save. Hannah electrified the stage with her energetic performance and unique, powerful vocals, and the crowd loved her. “There’s just never been anybody else like her, not only on this show, but in music,” Blake said, asking the viewers to vote for her.
Corey Kent White went next, ditching his guitar and putting all of his Country charm into performing Keith Urban’s “Somebody Like You.” Corey performed with a natural ease, and worked the crowd like a pro, but his vocals lacked a certain power that may cost him the Voice Save. Blake invited Country music fans to vote for Corey, emphasizing that Corey is the only Country musician left on the show. (And, as previous seasons of The Voice have shown: Country fans are not to be underestimated.)
Finally, India Carney took the stage to perform Christina Perri’s “Human.” It’s a powerful, modern ballad that allowed her to show vulnerability and a bit of attitude at the same time. The crowd loved India’s performance so much, they barely let coach Christina get a word in to campaign for her artist. “Don’t let this girl go, guys, she deserves to be here. She needs to be here… And, she’s worked too hard to be here…She’s a hard worker, she’s a fighter,” Christina said.
India Carney Gets Voice Save
Without missing a beat, Carson opened up the window to vote for the Voice Save, instructing viewers to begin tweeting. The Voice Save quickly took over Twitter, with #VoiceSaveCorey and #VoiceSaveIndia neck and neck – unfortunately for Hannah, she never had a chance. When they came back from commercial, Corey had 40% of the votes, with India right behind him at 39%, and there were just minutes left. Team Xtina mobilized, and India Carney was the winner of the Voice Save!
Carson declared it the closest Voice Save ever. It was later announced on Twitter that India won her spot in the Top 6 by only two votes!
YOU GUYS!! WE ARE SAFEEE!! The Instant Save came down to TWO votes. Although I’m writing words right now, I am just so speechless at how much love and support you all have given me since the beginning of this journey. And it doesn’t end here- all thanks to YOU! We are singing for another week!! Thank you so so much- I could go on for days about how grateful I am. Thank you, thank you, thank you. Feel free to comment below with song suggestions for next week! #indiacarney #voicesave #indiacarneythevoice #teamindiacarney #teamxtina #sograteful #gratitude #votes #excitedfornextweek
The Voice Top 6:
Team Xtina: Kimberly Nichole, India Carney
Team Blake: Meghan Linsey
Team Adam: Joshua Davis
Team Pharrell: Sawyer Fredericks, Koryn Hawthorne
The Top 6 will perform live on The Voice Monday at 8 p.m. on NBC.