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Tonight, we are live with the semi-finals! We will have our 8 semi-finalists perform twice, they will perform alone and then pair up and do a duet. All performances are eligible for votes.

 

We kick the night off with Team Kelly’s Sarah Grace. Kelly has brought her team to a showcase for last year’s winner, Brynn Cartelli. Brynn watches their rehearsals as well. Sarah is going to perform Sign of the Times by Harry Styles. Kelly wants her to bring the drama and Brynn gives a few tips on phrasing.

 

Sarah takes the stage to perform and she plays the piano. Jennifer says she doesn’t know if she’s more of a fan or her bravery. She loves her confidence and she loved how she commanded the entire room from start to finish. Kelly says Sarah is such a musician and her voice is so pristine and so pure, she has some subtleties to her voice that her soft and sweet.

 

You can vote for the duets via a twitter hashtag that will be included in the recap of each performance. You can tweet or retweet the post. If you vote on your own, then please make sure you tweet the hashtag as posted or votes will not count.

 

Reagan and Kennedy will be our first duet. They are singing blended songs that include Happy by Pharrell and Tightrope by Janelle Monae featuring Big Boi. To vote for this duet tweet #KennedyReaganDuet.

 

Next we have Team Jennifer’s MaKenzie Thomas. Jennifer took her team to where she was inspired. MaKenzie is going to perform Vision of Love by Mariah Carey. Jennifer tells her to own it as she performs.

 

MaKenzie takes the stage for her performance. Kelly says she is so good and that is what this show is about. Blake says Mariah’s biggest song is All I Want For Christmas is You. Blake says that was one of the biggest performances he’s seen. Jennifer says please vote for MaKenzie. Everything she just did was amazing and she is a coach’s dream.

 

Kirk Jay and Chevel Shepherd are going to perform She’s Country by Jason Aldean and Country Must be Country Wide by Brent Gilbert. To vote for this duet, tweet #ChevelKirkDuet.

 

Kymberli Joye will be performing next. Kymberli is going to perform Never Alone by Tori Kelly featuring Kirk Franklin. Kelly says this song should showcase every moment from every performance so far. Kelly says she needs to let America know why they should vote for her.

 

Kymberli takes the stage for her performance. Jennifer says she wants to know if Kymberli realizes she’s on The Voice because she sounds like she’s in church and that’s how she made Jennifer feel. Kelly thinks Kymberli is so talented. Kelly says everything she sings comes from the heart and that was so fantastic.

 

Chris Kroeze is up and he’s going to sing Can’t You See by The Marshall Tucker Band. Blake says Chris brings the party to the room. Blake gives a few arrangement and phrasing tips. Blake says he’s in touch with what the fans want to hear from him.

 

Chris takes the stage with his guitar to perform. Kelly says Chris is such a story teller and his voice is so nostalgic. She says he has a lot of different sounds in his tone and he represents an important part of music. Blake says thank you for giving a beer drinking, back roads driving viewers of this show someone to root for.

 

We’re going to have two back-to-back performances. First, Kymberli and MaKenzie are going to perform their duet. They perform Best of My Love by Emotions and Got to be Real by Cheryl Lynn. To vote for this duet, tweet #KymberliMaKenzieDuet.

 

We’re moving on to Kennedy Holmes and she’s going to sing This is Me by Keala Settle from The Greatest Showman. Jennifer says she felt that performance and Kennedy had her in tears and it’s a great time for America to see her vulnerable.

 

Kennedy takes the stage for her performance. Jennifer says she is so proud of Kennedy and she loves to see how she’s grown, not just vocally and a performer, but as a person and to be able to come out and show who she is and own it.

 

Reagan is up next and we see her and Adam volunteering with Toys for Tots in California for those affected by the wild fires. Reagan is going to You Are the Reason by Calum Scott. DeAndre calls Reagan and tells her to step out and do her best.

 

Reagan takes the stage to perform. Blake says he always loves her performances and that performance was a breath of fresh air and he really enjoyed it. Adam says he is so proud of her and he’s so happy for her because she gets to carry the torch. She commanded the stage and was so quiet and it was a raw performance and her voice was so pure.

 

Our final duet is Chris and Sarah and they are going perform Jumpin’ Jack Flash by The Rolling Stone and Chain of Fools by Aretha Franklin. Sarah plays piano and Chris plays guitar. To vote for this duet, tweet #ChrisSarahGraceDuet.

 

Chevel Shepherd is up and she’s going to perform Blue by LeAnn Rimes. Kelly says Chevel needs to make her moment and she needs to have a diva moment. Kelly advises her to slow it down at the beginning so she can showcase her voice.

 

Chevel takes the stage for her performance. Adam says he loves Chevel, but he really likes her voice and he loves what she represents and he’s such a fan of hers. Kelly says she loves that this is her final girl and they don’t make country music like this any more and she thinks Chevel can bring it back.

 

Our final artist is Kirk Jay and he’s going to perform I Swear by John Michael Montgomery. Kirk is doing a song in honor of a friend of his who is a cancer patient. Blake gives him some phrasing advice. Blake says America, vote for Kirk. Are you thinking about it right now, stop thinking about it and vote for the man.

 

Kirk takes the stage for his performance. Jennifer says she’s his biggest fan and once this season is over one of the things she’s going to miss is watching him sing every week. Adam says he loves Kirk and he thinks he’s so awesome because of the distinct tone of his voice. Blake says Jennifer talks to him a lot about Kirk. Blake says he wants to tell Kirk, as his coach, he could not be more proud of him.

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Tonight, the finalists will be revealed! Tonight is a big night and Jennifer will be performing tonight. We will have the last instant save tonight! Michael Buble and Hailee Steinfeld will also be performing.

 

You do not have to be on the east coast to vote! Stay tuned in about 35 minutes for your chance to vote!

 

It’s time to get some results! Chris Kroeze was the most streamed on Apple Music this week.

 

Your first finalist is…Kirk Jay from Team Blake!

 

Michael Buble is taking the stage to preform Where or When from his new album.

 

The second finalist is…Chevel Shepherd from Team Kelly!

 

Hailee Steinfeld takes the stage to perform Back to Life from the new Bumblebee movie.

 

Your third finalist is…Chris Kroeze from Team Blake!

 

Three artists will be performing for the final spot! Stay tuned as voting will begin as soon as all three artists have performed!   

 

Jennifer takes the stage to perform I’ll Fight.

 

We bring out our five remaining artist and three of them will be performing for your instant save.

 

The first artist performing for a spot in the finale is…MaKenzie Thomas from Team Jennifer!

 

The second artist performing for a spot on the finale is…Reagan Strange from Team Adam!

 

The final artist performing for a spot in the finale is…Kennedy Holmes from Team Jennifer!

 

Kymberli Joye and Sarah Grace are leaving tonight and they did an incredible job!

 

MaKenzie Thomas has chosen to sing Up to the Mountain by Patty Griffin.

 

Jennifer thinks MaKenzie has done enough a million times over and there is nothing else she could have done. She can sing on until she gets to her dreams.

 

Reagan Strange has chosen the song Wherever You Will Go by The Calling.

 

Adam says Reagan has not had a bad start to her very long career. He wants Reagan to understand this is a crazy show on a crazy stage and at the end of the day he is nothing but super proud of her and he truly wishes her the best regardless of this outcome.

 

Kennedy Holmes has decided to sing How Do I Live by LeAnn Rimes.

 

Jennifer says Kennedy is amazing and she is going to be a major star and she knows we all want to be a part of that.  

 

America has instantly saved…your fourth finalist is…Kennedy Holmes!

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Tonight, the finalists will perform their final songs for your votes!

 

Chris Kroeze is up first from Team Blake and Carson sits down and discusses his journey so far. Chris is going to perform Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd. He says this is just a fun song to sing and Blake says this is the most important iconic rock song of all time. Chris says he’s grateful to be at this point.

 

Chris takes the stage for his performance. Chris gets an ovation from all four coaches. Kelly says she doesn’t play guitar, but his guitar skills are off the chart and Adam said Chris was amazing and she agrees. Adam says he is a legit, amazing guitar player. Blake says Chris’s journey on the show has been a lot of fun to watch and be a part of and he has stayed the course and he connects with the audience.

 

We’re going to continue with Chevel Shepherd and she’s going to put her stamp on a classic. Carson sits down with Chevel to discuss her journey. Chevel is going to perform It’s a Little Too Late by Tanya Tucker. Kelly says Chevel could take country music by storm.

 

Chevel takes the stage to perform. Adam says he’s not sure what he can say anymore because she’s so great. He says she has a classic voice and it’s so big and powerful. She’s amazing. Kelly says she loves her and she’s so excited. She loved this song for her and she thinks she did a great job with it.

 

Kirk Jay is up next with his original song Defenseless. Blake says this song is perfect for him and his voice will stand out and people will get the message. We see Kirk in the studio recording the song and discussing the song with Blake. Blake says Kirk is who he is and that’s what he respects about him and he knows America will love this as much as he does.

 

Kirk takes the stage for his performance. Jennifer says he belongs in this industry and he is a true country artist. Jennifer says he made her a country fan and she’ll buy every album he puts out. Blake says he loves Kirk. Blake says the most important thing he can talk about is what he just heard from Jennifer, and that’s that he made her a country fan. Blake says he wants to be the first to say welcome to the country music family. He’s the real deal.

 

Kennedy Holmes is next and she’s going to perform her first original called Love is Free. We see her in the studio with Jennifer discussing the song. Jennifer says she sings just like a professional and she is so proud of her and she can’t wait to see her do even greater things.

 

Kennedy takes the stage for her performance. Kelly says she loves the 90s vibe and she says the song sounded like Kennedy and she’s so happy for her. Jennifer says she loves that Kennedy is taking control of her artistry and it’s so amazing to see her process and how she works. She was made to be right where she is.

 

Blake and Kirk are going to do a duet and they are going to perform You Look So Good In Love by George Strait. They take the stage for their performance. All three coaches are on their feet for the performance.

 

Kennedy and Jennifer are ready for their duet and they are going to sing Home by Stephanie Mills. They take the stage for their performance. They also get an ovation from the three coaches.

 

Carson is moving on and reminding us about tomorrow’s finale show. We then move on to Chris Kroeze and see him preparing for his original song called Human. Chris says this is a cool message and Blake says the message of this song is perfect for right now.

 

Chris takes the stage for his performance. Jennifer says between Chris and Kirk, she’s going to have a country playlist and his voice is its own thing and it makes him special. Blake says his voice trust is its own thing and you can’t really put him in one category and hearing this song gave everyone a glimpse of who Chris is.

 

Kelly and Chevel are going to perform their duet Rockin’ With the Rhythm of the Rain by The Judds. They take the stage for their performance. They also get an ovation.

 

It’s time for Blake and Chris’s duet. They are going to sing Two More Bottles of Wine by Delbert McClinton. They take the stage for their performance. They get an ovation and the duets are all completed.

 

Kirk Jay is ready to perform his final song. Carson sits down to discuss Kirk’s journey. He is going to perform I Won’t Let Go by Rascal Flatts. Blake says this is Kirk returning to where he started.

 

Kirk takes the stage for his performance. Adam says that is a hard song to sing and it’s crazy and it’s a testament to his ability as a vocalist and he’s a fan of what he does. He says he has a voice stands out and he thinks that is the most valuable thing to have as a singer and he’s proud of him and he’s amazing. Blake says Adam is right, the instant he starts singing you know it’s Kirk. He says he can’t say how valuable that is as an artist in any genre.

 

Chevel Shepherd is in the studio with Kelly recording her original song, Broken Hearts. Kelly says this showcases her classic voice, but is still contemporary enough to get people on board.

 

Chevel takes the stage for her performance. Adam loves that song and she’s still great. He adores simple, straight forward performances like that and she has a voice that is instantly identifiable. He says he adores her and she looks and sounded beautiful. Kelly says she loved this song and she thinks she’s such a magical being and it’s so special for what she represents for women in country music.

 

Kennedy Holmes is our final performer of the night. Carson sits with Kennedy to discuss her journey on the show. Kennedy is going to perform Confident by Demi Lovato. Jennifer thinks this is a great song for her to perform. Jennifer says Kennedy is the total package and she’s definitely someone she could hear on the radio right now. She is a star!

 

Kennedy takes the stage for her performance. She gets an ovation from all the judges. Jennifer says she hasn’t ever had any steps like that and she thought Beyonce was up there.

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Tonight, we will find out who our season 15 winner of The Voice is! Kelly Rowland takes the stage with Kennedy Holmes to kick off the night and they perform When Love Takes Over by David Guetta featuring Kelly Rowland.

 

Adam says everyone performed well last night and he thinks the competition is even and he has no idea who could win tonight. Blake says both Chris and Kirk are veterans of performing and they are both still young and excited.

 

Jennifer says she’s extremely proud of Kennedy for her to be so young and so focused and it should inspire everyone, no matter how old they are, to go after their dreams. Kelly says she’s going to try her best to make Chevel’s dreams come true and whether she wins or loses, it still takes work and she needs to get ready for the ride.

 

We’re introducing Marshmello and Bastille to the stage and they perform Happier.

 

Kirk Jay is performing with Rascall Flatts and they sing Back to Life.

 

DeAndre Nico, MaKenzie Thomas, Patrique Fortson, and Kymberli Joye return to the stage and perform Declaration (This is It!) by Kirk Franklin.

 

During fan week, the fans chose Long Train Running by The Doobie Brothers for Chris to perform. Tonight, he will perform it again, but this time WITH The Doobie Brothers!

 

Kelly introduces Brynn Cartelli, last season’s winner, and she performs her new single Last Night’s Mascara.

 

Carson talks to Brynn and she says she just signed with a new record label and she will be touring next year with Kelly Clarkson and Kelsea Ballerini.

 

Panic! At the Disco is up next and Brendon Urie takes the stage and performs Hey Ma! Look, I Made It. He then performs High Hopes.

 

Abby Cates, Sarah Grace, and Reagan Strange all take the stage and perform Million Reasons by Lady Gaga.   

 

Our next performer is John Legend and Esperanza Spalding and they take the stage and perform Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas. John will be joining The Voice next season as the newest coach.

 

Jennifer Hudson and Kelly Clarkson take the stage to perform O Holy Night.

 

Chevel Shepherd takes the stage with Dan + Shay and they perform Speechless.

 

Carson gives a shout out to Paul Mirkovich and The Voice band. Carson also thanks all the people behind the scenes of the show.

 

Dierks Bentley takes the stage and performs his latest hit Burning Man.

 

Halsey takes the stage and performs her hit Without Me.

 

It’s time to bring out the four finalists! The artists each get a moment to thank their coaches.

 

The artist in fourth place is…Kennedy Holmes from Team Jennifer!

 

The artist in third place is…Kirk Jay from Team Blake!

 

It’s time to find out who the winner of The Voice season 15 is! The winner is…Chevel Shepherd!   

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