'The Voice' gets a 'Wake Up Call': RaeLynn takes on Maroon 5 with a country twist

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In the blind auditions, "The Voice" contestant RaeLynn made a brave choice by performing a song by Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton's wife. She made another bold move in the first live show on Monday when she decided to sing Maroon 5's "Wake Up Call," per Blake's suggestion."RaeLynn is a stylist, and it's always been one of those songs that could be a country song. 'Hey, you're cheating on me? I'm gonna shoot you now,'" Blake explained in the package. Later, he revealed that it was actually Adam Levine himself who suggested that "Wake Up Call" could make a good country song."It is a risk taking a famous pop song and turning it into country. I think America's going to like that," RaeLynn said. After she performed the song, adding country twang without letting it lose its pop-rock edge, she was so overwhelmed that she jumped off the stage to give Adam a hug before she...


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