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The Swon Brothers Make Their Grand Ole Opry Debut | The Swon Brothers

The Swon Brothers Make Their Grand Ole Opry Debut with a Nod to History – and Mom and Dad

Originally posted 04/16/2014 06:00PM

Making their Grand Ole Opry debut Saturday night, The Swon Brothers chose to honor both family and a country music legend as they stepped to the stage for the Opry's first "Swoncert."

Before playing their debut single, “Later On,” the former season 4 The Voice stars kicked off their performance by singing a bit of George Jones's "Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes." Midway into the song, however, the moment quickly became about their parents, whom the brothers called to the Opry stage in appreciation, noting their sacrifices to help the Oklahoma singers achieve their musical dreams.

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The Voice: Usher Sends an Audience Favorite Home | Usher

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The Voice: Usher Sends an Audience Favorite Home

Originally posted 04/16/2014 06:30AM

All eyes were on Team Usher Tuesday when his five singers stepped up to The Voice mic and delivered gutsy performances that mostly shined, but left the Grammy-winning R&B singer with a tough choice on the final night of the playoffs.

The one contestant who made it easy on him? Bria Kelly, who at just 18 managed to nail the Rolling Stones classic "Wild Horses" with a performance so polished it could rival seasoned singers twice her age.

"I've stolen everyone that you sang against," declared coach Blake Shelton. "Looking back, maybe that's because you made people step up."

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Adam Levine, Shakira Narrow Their Teams to 3 on The Voice | Usher

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Adam Levine, Shakira Narrow Their Teams to 3 on The Voice

Originally posted 04/15/2014 07:40AM

It takes a lot of musical skill to draw Usher's envy, but South Carolina artist Delvin Choice did just that Monday as the second night of playoff rounds continued on The Voice.

Singing Al Green's soul classic "Let's Stay Together," Choice showed range and ease as the Team Adam singer effortlessly performed shimmering vocal runs, turning up the heat for his competitors in a major way.

"I am jealous," Usher, himself a master of the falsetto, said of Choice, who auditioned in season 5 but failed to turn any chairs. This time, however, Choice was back with force, creating a vocal moment Monday that Adam Levine dubbed "terrifying."

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The Voice: Blake Shelton Sends Home 2 Singers as Playoff Rounds Begin | Blake Shelton

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The Voice: Blake Shelton Sends Home 2 Singers as Playoff Rounds Begin

Originally posted 04/09/2014 07:00AM

Blake Shelton typically exudes coolness under pressure. But The Voice coach admitted he wasn't feeling so self-assured Tuesday night as he was forced to send home two singers on the first night of the playoff rounds.

The country star found himself in the hot seat as he had to make the "toughest decision in six seasons" on the show.

Philadelphia college student Audra McLaughlin kicked things off with a powerful version of "A Broken Wing" by Martina McBride.

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Carson Daly: 'I'm Not Missing a Minute' of My Baby's Birth

Carson Daly: 'I'm Not Missing a Minute' of My Baby's Birth

Originally posted 04/08/2014 12:05PM

"My family's the most important thing," Daly, who's expecting his third child with fiancée Siri Pinter in August, tells PEOPLE

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The Voice: Blake Shelton's Steal Has Usher Feeling 'A Little Scared' | Adam Levine, Blake Shelton

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The Voice: Blake Shelton's Steal Has Usher Feeling 'A Little Scared'

Originally posted 04/08/2014 06:30AM

The final night of the battle rounds concluded Monday on season 6 of The Voice with some artists stepping out of their comfort zones to show off different sides of their vocal personalities.

Florida bartender Jake Barker, 28, showed off a formidable falsetto as he took on Usher's "Climax" in a sexy duet with Georgia's Brittnee Camelle, 23. The singers turned up the heat for Adam Levine, who had stolen both artists from Usher.

"I really didn't expect that from you," Shakira said of Barker's trills and runs.

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Adam Levine Shaves Half His Head – Check Out Pal Blake Shelton's Reaction

Adam Levine Shaves Half His Head – Check Out Pal Blake Shelton's Reaction

Originally posted 04/04/2014 10:45AM

See a photo of the star's new rockabilly-inspired do

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The Voice: Team Blake Keeps 'One in a Trillion Vocalist' Sisaundra Lewis

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The Voice: Team Blake Keeps 'One in a Trillion Vocalist' Sisaundra Lewis

Originally posted 04/02/2014 08:05AM

She might be from another galaxy, but Team Blake's Sisaundra Lewis proved she's got the "sick, sick, sick" talent to earn her an extended stay.

The Voice's second round of battles continued Tuesday with a masterful performance by Lewis, a former vocal director for Céline Dion (yes, really), and Biff Gore, a father of six coach Blake Shelton stole from Team Usher.

The duo's showstopping rendition of James Brown's "It's a Man's, Man's, Man's World" brought all four coaches to their feet – and they became effusive with their praise.

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The Voice: Blake Shelton Complains, 'My Liver's Not Going to Make It' | Adam Levine, Blake Shelton

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The Voice: Blake Shelton Complains, 'My Liver's Not Going to Make It'

Originally posted 04/01/2014 06:55AM

Monday's episode of The Voice was filled with smooth, soulful, rocking and soaring duets that made it harder than ever for the coaches to narrow down their teams.

Three-time winner and committed cocktail fan Blake Shelton said of the tightening competition: "My liver's not going to make it."

But each coach got a little help for this second battle round from a charming and buff Chris Martin of Coldplay, who stood in as thoughtful and Brit-tastic lone mentor for all four teams.

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Pharrell Williams Is Replacing CeeLo Green on The Voice | Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams Will Coach Season 7 of The Voice

Originally posted 03/31/2014 06:00PM

Pharrell Williams has another reason to be happy!

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