By Vanessa Frith, EnStars | Jun 04, 2013 09:39 PM EDT
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Following the Top 6 round performances on Monday and Tuesday, America voted to eliminate Holly Tucker from The Voice.
The evening started off with a performance from returning champion Cassadee Pope. Lead singer of Hey Monday and current solo artist, Pope was also the first winner of The Voice when it premiered in the fall of 2012.On Tuesday night she returned to the stage to perform her new single, Wasting All These Tears.
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Host Carson Daily transitioned the competitors into the duets, first introducing Michelle Chamuel and Sasha Allen. Members of Team Usher and Team Shakira, respectively, the duo sang Madonna's Open Your Heart. On Monday, Chamuel received a standing ovation after her performances of Keane's Somewhere Only We Know and Taylor Swift's popular I Knew You Were Trouble. Allen also performed well, taking on Ain't No Way by Aretha Franklin and country hit Before He Cheats by Carrie Underwood.
The First artist saved by popular vote was Chamuel.
Instead of moving into another duet, the show took a moment to recap last week's "Healing the Heartland" concert, which was put together by The Voice's most successful coach Blake Shelton. The competitors reflected on the chance to be able to perform in front of such as large crowd for the first time in their young careers.
When the show's focus returned to the stage, it was time to announce the next saved performer. Allen received a wonderful birthday present by being announced as the second saved competitor.
Holly Tucker and The Swon Brothers of Team Blake then picked up the mic to give their duet rendition of Leave the Pieces by The Wreckers. On Monday The Swon brothers performed Darius Rucker's Wagon Wheel as well as a piece picked out by their coach, Okie From Muskogee by Merle Haggard. For her part, Tucker sang country hits When God-Fearin' Women Get the Blues and My Wish by Martina McBride and Rascal Flats, respectively.
The third artist saved was Danielle Bradberry.
Amber Carrington of Team Adam and Danielle Bradberry of Team Blake were the last duet to perform. The pair opted for Eternal Flame by The Bangles. On Monday, the 16-year-old Bradberry took on Pam Tillis' Shake the Sugar Tree and Sara Evans' A Little Bit Stronger, while Carrington performed Skid Row's I Remember You and Patsy Cline's Crazy.
Despite having a small lyrical mishap on Monday, Amber Carrington was the fourth artist to be saved, after which she received a big hug from Coach Adam.
In the final elimination it was two members of Team Blake squaring off against each other in the eyes of American voters. After a moment of tense silence, the Swon Brother's found themselves advancing to the next round while Tucker was sent home.
Check out Tucker's Monday night performance.
Hanks, who is having a good year and may potentially be up for two lead actor Oscar nominations next year for his work in both 'Captain Phillips' and 'Saving Mr. Banks', has other reasons to celebrate besides his successful career. He’s been married to actress Rita Wilson ('It’s Complicated', 'Runaway Bride') since 1988. Their 25-year marriage has seen Hanks win back-to-back lead actor Oscars for 'Philadelphia' and 'Forrest Gump', and the birth of two sons, Chester and Truman.
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