Recap: 'The Voice' - The Battles, Part 2

Let's see how things turn out, after the break...

10:03 p.m. Cee-Lo is pairing Nakia against Tje Austin in his first Battle of the night. If his strategy is to make sure that he eliminated one of his most distinctive personalities immediately, Cee-Lo's mission will surely be accomplished. They're shouting "Closer" at each other, with Monica's assistance. Nakia suggests an added run and Cee-Lo accuses him of going "soul by numbers."  In personal mentoring, Tje discusses his unassuming strategy, while Nakia is instructed to tap into his personal experiences. "May the best man win," is all that Cee-Lo can say.

10:06 p.m. Here comes Battle No. 1... Nakia vs. Tje. Both men enter the Rock 'em Sock 'em Robots Arena with confidence. Nakia's got the richer, bluesier voice, but Tje's voice is almost certainly more moldable and commercial. This is better than all but last week's final duet, because both of them are just singing, neither is attempting to yell in the other's face. When they sing together in the end, it's a pretty nice moment. Neither of them would be a wrong choice for Cee-Lo, which is why this was a dumb pairing. Read More...


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