The Voice Recap: Fil-Am Teen Katriz Trinidad is coaches’ ultimate dream artist! (9/30/14)

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The Voice’s Blind Auditions are now on Night 4 and suffice it to say, the artists that keep coming get better and better, one audition after the other! Tonight’s most electrifying performance came from 15-year old Filipino-American Katriz Trinidad (photo in this recap) whose talent Blake Shelton and Pharrell Williams recognized as The One that presents itself once in a blue moon. Here’s the full recap of the successful artists moving on to the next round. Team Pharrell. As the auditions progress, I’m beginning to grasp just how meticulous Pharrell can get when scrutinizing musical artistry. With Katriz Trinidad, he…

The Voice Recap: New coaches prevail in battle for songwriters Blessing Offor & Anita Antoinette (9/29/14)

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Night 3 of The Voice’s Blind Auditions was a knock-out: the artists offered spots in the four teams have distinct styles that match the personalities of their respective coaches. Tonight’s stand-outs were  Blessing Offor (photo in this recap), the singer-songwriter bound to follow the footsteps of Stevie Wonder and returning artist Anita Antoinette from Season 3. Remarkably, new coaches Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani’s compelling arguments in the 4-chair battles for the two artists were unmatched by veterans Adam Levine and Blake Shelton. Although blind, Blessing is backed by a soulful voice and knack for penning lyrics which can be…

The Voice Recap: Pharrell captures ‘melodically articulate’ indie rocker Taylor Phelan (9/23/14)

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Night 2 of the The Voice’s blind auditions continued tonight with more astounding artists pushing their limits for a shot in any of the four teams coached by Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams. Based on what I’ve seen last night, this season has the makings of cut-throat but extremely entertaining competition along the lines of banter, bids, pitches and the anticipated performances. One development rock fans can be eager about is the team-up between Pharrell and indie rocker Taylor Phelan (photo in this recap). Pharrell dubbed Taylor as the most melodically articulate artist to ever come his…

The Voice S.7 Premiere Recap: Soul artists align with Gwen Stefani & Pharrell (9/22/14)

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The Voice embarked on its 7th Season tonight, debuting the spirited dynamics between pioneers Blake Shelton and Adam Levine and new coaches Gwen Stefani (photo in this recap) and Pharrell Williams. This early, the forces flowing through the four celebrities is just electrical and fascinating. In fact, it was better than what I’ve seen in the past season premieres. The competitiveness among the four was a pull factor, almost taking over the personalities auditioning for the show. Here’s a recap of the very first blind auditions this season and how the coaches persuaded the artists to join their respective teams….

The Voice: Season 6 Finale Live Action Recap (5/20/14)

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The Voice’s 6th Season Finale happens tonight. Catch all the action with Nerdles’ live recap. It’s finally down to the wire between pop singer Christina Grimmie, soulman Josh Kaufman and country dude Jake Worthington (photo in this recap). Prior to the definitive final episode, Carson Daly takes us back to the high points of the Top 3’s performances as well as live feedback on the background action tonight. In our recap of last night’s finale performances, we posted the question on whether Usher and Josh Kaufman can get the biggest break this season. I tried getting some clues from iTunes…