The final episode of The voice was one contestant brief, which made the duo portion of the competitors a bit awkward. In response to Style of Nation, Alex Whalen needed to drop out of the present after unspecified “private causes” emerged.
Whalen had impressed coaches and audiences alike together with her audition, singing “Assist Me Make It By means of the Evening” initially carried out by Sammi Smith. His duet accomplice Neil Salsich needed to carry out solo, with host Carson Daly explaining the explanation for the unseen duet.
“Staff Blake’s Alex Whalen could not be with us tonight so in that case his accomplice Battle shall be performing solo,” Daly advised the viewers. Blake Shelton additionally took a second to speak about Whalen’s exit.
“Alex had private the reason why he wanted to retire from competitors,” Shelton knowledgeable the viewers. “It is by no means straightforward to see artists go house, however Neil has a ton of charisma. He did a terrific job at the moment.”
Salsich stepped into the predicament, persevering with his spectacular run on the present that noticed all 4 coaches flip their chairs to pick him, with Shelton utilizing his block button to cease Kelly Clarkson from deciding on the St. Louis, MO native. Salsich will then transfer on to the Spherical of 16, with Shelton utilizing the celebratory second to throw shade at his former co-host, Adam Levine.
“I advised him backstage, for those who lose this battle, it will be the worst failure in historical past. I imply, like, Adam Levine’s ranges of failure,” Shelton added, joking on the approaching its final episode. Shelton would most likely love to finish his closing season of The Voice with an enormous win. Salsich’s efficiency this week places Shelton’s workforce firmly within the favored spot going ahead. Whereas he misplaced a member of his workforce, he nonetheless got here away with somebody able to rise to the highest of the present.