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'The Voice' recap: Teams Shakira and Adam wow in playoffs

April 15, 2014|By Amy Reiter
  • Shakira, second from left, with her final three: Tess Boyer, left, Kristen Merlin and Dani Moz.
Shakira, second from left, with her final three: Tess Boyer, left, Kristen… (Tyler Golden / NBC )

Teams Shakira and Adam stepped up and sang songs of their own choosing during Season 6's second night of playoffs on Monday. And they did it surprisingly well, leaving their coaches, who each had to pick only three singers to take through to the live rounds as part of the top 12 and send two home, with tough decisions.

Well, maybe not that tough. The three most solid singers on each team quickly emerged, so when it came time to make the call, both coaches' choices were fairly clear-cut.

Team Shakira went first:

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Kristen Merlin, who'd left an exciting career as a document research specialist to pursue one in country music, took the stage with a full-throttle rendition of Carrie Underwood's "Two Black Cadillacs," earning a standing ovation from her own coach as well as rival coach Adam Levine.

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