Now that we’ve gotten the formality of the blind auditions out of the way, we’re finally getting to the good part of The Voice: The oft-bloody battle rounds.
As fans of the NBC reality singing competition know, in the Battle Rounds in which coaches divide their teams of 12 into six pairs, who are tasked with performing the same song. Then, it’s up to the coaches to choose: Who stays, and who goes? In other words, it’s about to get brutal.
So who will be the facing off when Battle Rounds kick off on Monday night? We’ve got an exclusive first look at the lineup, and what songs each pair will be singing.
Griffin vs Luke Wade “Maybe I’m Amazed” by Paul McCartney
Elyjuh Rene vs Maiya Sykes “If I Aint Got You” by Alicia Keys
Jordy Searcy vs Taylor Phelan “Breakeven” by The Script
Amanda Lee Peers vs Taylor John Williams “Jolene” by Dolly Parton
Jean Kelley vs Sugar Joans “Survivor” by Destiny’s Child
Menlik Zergabachew vs Troy Ritchie “Maneater” by Hall and Oates
Craig Wayne Boyd vs James David Carter “Wave on Wave” by Pat Green
Grant Ganzer vs John Martin, “Stop and Stare” by One Republic
Justin Johnes vs Tanner Linford, “You and I” by One Direction
Chris Jamison vs Jonathan Wyndham “Young Girls” by Bruno Mars
Alessandro Castronovo vs Joe Kirk “Stay” by Rihanna ft Mikky Ekko
Clara Hong vs Rebekah Samarin, “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow” by Carole King
The Voice airs on NBC Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m