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Tragedy in Oklahoma Overshadows Competition on The Voice

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The Voice Competition Tightens, with Oklahoma Disaster on Everyone's Mind

Originally posted 05/21/2013 08:30AM

Competition tightened for the top 10 on Monday's episode of The Voice, with star potential growing as singers showed off deeper range and greater confidence in their performances.

As rescuers searched for survivors of Monday afternoon's Oklahoma tornadoes, Voice host Carson Daly offered a shout out of support to all affected by the tragedy.

Oklahoma native Blake Shelton said his family is safe but that the violent, massive storm made it hard to focus on the competition.

"They are going through hell right now," Shelton said. "It's bad news. [But] I've got a job to do and the team is counting on me."

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The Voice's Tony Lucca Snaps Back at Christina Aguilera

The Voice's Tony Lucca Snaps Back at Christina Aguilera

Originally posted 05/01/2012 06:45PM

The rodent fur is flying on The Voice.

After Monday night's semifinals, Tony Lucca fired back at judge – and fellow Mouseketeer alum – Christina Aguilera for her constant criticism.

"I was just scratching my head like: 'Really, you have to keep going on with this?' " he tells PEOPLE. "All of the other coaches have been pretty respectful about each other's choices. But now it seems like she's just flat-out trying to get me out of here."

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