The Voice Recap: Season 2 ‘Live Final Performances’ 5/7/12

The Voice Recap: Season 2 'Live Final Performances' 5/7/12

Tonight The Voice returns with the ‘Live Final Performances.’   The final four performers take the stage tonight for a chance at a recording contract with Universal Republic and $100,000 prize.

In the final phase of the competition, the remaining four artists of coaches Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton’s teams perform during a live broadcast. One artist from each team will be a step closer to being named “The Voice.”  If you missed last week’s show or any of The Voice episodes you can read all our  full and detailed recap here.

Here are the final four: Team Adam: Mickey Mouse Club cast member, Tony Lucca, Team Blake: Alicia Keys’s former background singer, Jermaine Paul, Team Christina: Chris Mann and Team Cee Lo: Juliet Simms.

The four remaining contestants will perform one song, then they will join their coaches to perform another during the live broadcast.

In case you missed it, CeeLo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton chatted about their finalists on The Today Show.  They had some fun bickering back and forth about their finalists.  If you missed it, check out the video below!

Who do you think should be crowned The Voice 2 winner, will they be able to follow in the footsteps of last year’s winner, Javier Colon?  Hit the comments below and let us know your thoughts!

We will be live blogging The Voice tonight with all the up-to-the-minute details at 8PM EST so make sure to come back to this spot and watch the show with us.  Refresh often to get the most up-to-date results!

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Here we go folks with the LIVE RECAP!!

Just a reminder for y’all:

Team Adam: Tony Lucca
Team Cee Lo: Juliet Simms
Team Christina: Chris Mann
Team Blake: Jermaine Paul

Team Blake with Jermaine Paul singing “I Believe I Can Fly” by R. Kelly – Final Performance

Christina:  says he sings with so much heart and emotion. He even made her stand up! He shined like a superstar tonight.

Cee Lo:  says perfect song pick and great stage production.

Adam :  agrees and says he is powerful and he is an incredible singer.

Blake:  almost in tears is speechless – he loved Jermaine’s performance – says he learned from him this season.

The dude was simply amazing – he is going to win this thing.  Won’t he?

Team Cee Lo with Juliet Simms singing “Crazy” by Gnarls Barkley – her Thank You Performance

This performance is a tribute to her coach Cee Lo Green and a tribute it is!  She sounds great.

Team Christina Duet Performance with Chris Mann and Christina singing “The Prayer” by Andrea Bocelli and Celine Dion

Christina might topple over on her ridiculously high heels – they make a great duet though – she sure can sing and he is perfect with her.

Team Adam with Tony Lucca singing  “99 Problems” by Jay-Z –Final Performance

Tony makes this his own by setting it to bluegrass – old timey style!

Blake: he just is too old to rap – he doesn’t get it – or at least pretends that for his market.

Christina:  she also doesn’t get it saying it is insulting towards women – that is the genre – like it or lump it.

We heard that there was a big fight at rehearsals over this song. Scandal Alert!!!!!!

SEE: CHRISTINA AND ADAM IN A BITTER BRAWL – ADAM CURSES AT CHRISTINA

Cee Lo: loves it

Adam:  says it’s about life getting to you

Christina: knocks the song as misogynistic – guess she doesn’t like hip hop much…

Adam: explains to her that it is a metaphor … but it ain’t – he is trying to be politically correct.

Then he says ‘I love you, Christina’ then rips off his shirt and underneath he has on a TEAM XTINA t-shirt.

Team Christina with Chris Mann singing  ‘The Voice Within’ in his Thank You Performance

Christina raves on about respecting women – shut up Christina.  Hip Hop and Rap do not respect anyone – and especially not women – it is a musical genre – if you don’t like it, then too bad so sad!

Team Cee Lo with Juliet Simms singing “Born To Be Wild” by Steppenwolf.

This classic rock song is a killer – great Duet Performance

Team Adam’s Duet Performance with Tony Lucca joining Adam singing “Yesterday” by The Beatles

Tony is as good as Adam and seems confident – like a pro.  I guess fighting dragon lady Christina helped them bond.

Team Blake
with Jermaine Paul singing his Thank You Performance of  ”God Gave Me You”

Carson says Jermaine was better than the original  – Jermaine thanks Blake invoking God…  God gave him Blake… did you know that?

Team Christina with Chris Mann singing as a Final Performance “You Raise Me Up” by Josh Groban
Great job from a great singer

Cee Lo: asks Chris to sing at his next wedding

Christina: says she is uplifted by his singing and she is very proud of him

Team Blake’s Duet Performance with Jermaine Paul singing “Soul Man” by Isaac Hayes and David Porter

There you go two soul men letting know all about it.  Always a fun song to hear.

Team Adam with Tony Lucca singing his Thank You song which is ‘Harder To Breathe’

Of course it is nice and he thanks all the judges.

Team Cee Lo with Juliet Simms singing “Free Bird” by Lynyrd Skynyrd – in her Final Performance

She has really come a long way – she is amazing now – she could win!

Cee Lo: is crying – he just loves her and what she has accomplished.

Adam: is full of praise – she is an original.

Christina: loves it.

Great stuff tonight – will Christina and Adam even be talking by tomorrow night’s elimination round?  Come visit us at will learn who will be this season’s The Voice!  We will see performances by Justin Bieber, FloRida, Lady Antebellum and Hall & Oates  — should be amazing. Join us for the live recap of the elimination final show as we keep you up to date and on the edge of your seat!