Tonight on NBC’s Emmy Award-winning musical competition The Voice airs with an all-new Tuesday, March 12, 2018, season 14 episode 5 and we have your The Voice recap right below. On tonight’s The Voice season 14 episode 5, “The “blind auditions” continue as superstar coaches Kelly Clarkson, Alicia Keys, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton all vie to discover and coach the next singing phenomenon from the country’s best vocalists. The vocalists compete to be selected by one of the coaches and fight for a chance to win the title of being named “The Voice.”
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The first contestant tonight is Stephanie Skipper from Nashville, she is singing “Piece by Piece” by Kelly Clarkson. Adam and Blake turn their chairs, Kelly and Alicia didn’t.
Kelly: “I’m so mad that I didn’t turn my chair, the fact that you sang that song was so cool. I’m so sorry.” Stephanie thanks Kelly for writing the song, then Kelly gets up and hugs her. Adam: “One of my favorite things about you is that you brought my attention to the really important thing and that is the song and the story and what is actually happening up there.” Alicia: “My favorite part of your voice was this beautiful quivering lilt.” Stephanie chooses Adam.
Next is Tish Haynes Keys, she is a gospel singer, she works at United Way and sings on the side. Tonight Tish is singing, “Chain, Chain, Chain.” Adam and Kelly turn their chairs, Blake and Alicia don’t.
Kelly is so excited she is standing up, goes over and hugs Tish. Blake: “I’m sitting here with a full team and I am being strategic.” Kelly: “I’m sitting here with a full team and I don’t give a damn. You are like Aretha Franklin, I’m sweating, if you are on my team you can do what you want and if you don’t win this show, you can go on tour with me anytime.” Alicia: “The only reason I didn’t turn is because I have a few soulful voices on my team and I didn’t want to put you in a position where that would be a hindrance for you in any way at all, you are phenomenal.” Adam: “I pushed my button for you because it would almost be disrespectful to the art of singing to not push my button on a show called the voice. Push yourself to try some new things, I would love for you to be on my team.” Tish chooses Adam.
Bransen Ireland is from Nashville, he works at the Apple store and he is singing, “Tulsa Time.” Blake and Adam turn their chairs, Kelly and Alicia don’t.
Adam: “You sang a song that clearly states you will not be on my team but if by some wild stretch of the imagination you had this awesome scheme plan whereby you want shock the world and become the most popular person on the voice based on your decision, then you would go with me.” Alicia: “What Adam is trying to say is that he was the first person to recognize the brilliance and power in your voice before Blake. Myabe you can make Adam happy.” Kelly: “I do know Blake and he is a great guy, he works with artists after the show. As for Adam, you won’t have any competition on his team.” Blake: “You will have competition on my team and you will have to work your butt off, but it will make you a better singer at the end of the day.” Bransen chooses Blake.
Teana Boston is a 4.0 average student who is motivated to be a good singer, she is singing, “Unfaithful.” Kelly turns her chair, nobody else does.
Kelly: “It wasn’t until the very end, because this is a very hard moment, it was very smart the way you sang it. I am so excited.” Alicia: “That was so beautiful, that is a hard song to sing, a very brave choice that you made.” Adam: “Kelly did an amazing job at picking you because you are be one of the ones to watch in this competition.” Blake: “I think we are all going to regret not hitting our button.”
Miya Base from south side Jamaica Queens, NY, her family is all in law enforcement. Maya is singing, “I Got Issues.” Adam turns his chair, nobody else does.
Alicia: “So excited for you, love my Jamaican Queen girl. You did a beautiful job, I am so glad you are on team Adam.” Adam: “You are badass. I love that song. I heard you get a little bit inside your head and if it deterred the other judges, it was good, you were really amazing.”
Livia Faith is from Kentucky, her mom is her best friend, Livia is singing, “Dream A Little Dream Of Me.” Kelly, Blake and Alicia all turn their chairs, Adam doesn’t.
Adam: “That was so cool, thank you for doing that song.” Kelly: “It is a beautiful song, I would love to have you on my team, it would be cool to see your voice on a contemporary song.” Alicia: “I think together, our knowledge of music, we will take over the voice. I think you could sing Earth Angel.” Blake: “I knew when you started singing, I knew I was going to hit my button. With the right coach, we can take these songs and twist them with the sound of your voice.” Livia chooses Alicia.
Jordan Kirkdorffer sings on church and this is the first time he is singing on a big stage. Jordan is singing, “In Case You DIdn’t Know.” Blake and Adam turn their chairs, Alicia and Kelly don’t.
Adam: “Just tell me, do I have a chance. Your performance was multi-faceted, it was country but there was a soul singer in there, there was popular music in there, it touched me. I turned my chair first. “ Blake: “In your performance, I definitely hear the Brett Young influence, you sang his song and he is a country artist. I like the George Straight break in your voice, you are special. “ Kelly: “You will stand out on Adam’s team, I hope you do something that is bold but vulnerable.” Jordan chooses Blake.
Shana Halligan, her father was one of the founding members of Blood, Sweat & Tears. She is 44 years old and has been singing for a long time. Shana is singing, “Bang Bang, My Baby Shot Me Down.” Alicia turns her chair, nobody else does.
Alicia: “I don’t know what is wrong with them but I felt you the moment you opened your mouth, there was something unique that happened there, a real clarity of unique individual. I was so impressed by you.” Adam: “Alicia got you and you are so special, I am happy you are on her team.” Blake: “Does she not look like a goddess up there.”
Gary Edwards is 26 years old and a choir director at his church. Gary’s inspiration comes from his grandmother, he is singing, “What’s Going on.” Adam is first turn his chair, followed by Blake. Kelly and Alicia don’t turn their chairs.
Adam runs up to the stage and hugs Gary, Blake says it is illegal and foul. Adam: “I would like to thank you for singing a song that I needed right now. Choose me as your coach” Blake: “I live in Dallas like you, your voice is soft and does float, then there are moments when it absolutely punches you in the face.” Alicia: “I was floored, loved how you made it your own.” Kelly: “I should have turned around, maybe I will have to steal you.” Gary chooses Adam.
Mercedes Ferreira-Dias is 16 years old, music was always very important to her. Her parents American Dream is for her to succeed on The Voice. Mercedes is singing, “All I need.” Nobody turned their chairs.
Adam: “Come back and do this again next season.” Kelly: “You did the song justice, I was so close, I was just unsure – please do not stop singing.”
The final artist of the night is Hanna Global, her style is R&B and soul. She struggled a lot in school, but was really good in music. Hanna is singing, “If I got You,” by Alicia Keys. All four judges turn their chairs. Kelly BLOCKED Alicia.
Adam: “Alicia is not an option for you today. I happen to be one of your options, I am a really good coach.” Alicia: “Your voice had a lot of power and I am sure you would have picked me up.” Kelly: “I could be a really good coach, I used my only block for the season, we both live in Nashville – I would love to have you on tour with me.” Blake: “Your dream was to work with Alicia Keys and Kelly crushed your vision. I love you, I will go down bleeding to get you on my team.” Hanna chooses Kelly.