"The Voice" season five continued Oct. 22 on NBC with the last of the challenging battle rounds that pitted team members against one another for a do or die chance to advance. After the final notes were sung and the last steal was used by CeeLo Green, 32 singers had earned places in the all-important knockout rounds of the competition.
The eight acts who advanced as part of Christina Aguilera's team include former construction worker Josh Logan, indie rocker Matthew Schuler, teens Jacquie Lee and Amber Nicole, biker bar singer Destinee Quinn, tax perparer Olivia Henken, dad Will Champlin, and show choir singer Anthony Paul. Champlin and Paul were stolen after losing their respective battles as members of their original teams. Champlin originally worked with Adam Levine, while Paul was initially selected by Green.
Rounding out Team CeeLo are stolen contestants Stephanie Anne Johnson and Monika Leigh in addition to original team members including rocker Kat Robichaud, teen Caroline Pennell, military veteran Jonny Gray, multi-talented musician Cole Vosbury, 19-year old George Horga Jr. and gospel artist Tamara Chauniece.
Three-time "The Voice" winner Blake Shelton's eight knockout round-bound finalists include country purist Shelbie Z, shy singer songwriter Holly Henry, the guitar-toting Austin Jenckes, voice actress E.G. Daily, lifelong homebody Ray Boudreaux, former miracle baby Brandon Chase, and stolen contestants Briana Cuoco and Nic Hawk.
Lastly, the eight hopefuls headed to the next round as part of Team Adam are brilliant college dropout James Wolpert, JamaicanTessanne Chin, Christian rock band member Preston Pohl, single mom Ashley DuBose, comeback kid James Irwin, wedding singer Grey, and stolen contestants Juhi, a 16-year old student, and Lina Gaudenzi, a former model.
"The Voice" season five resumes Oct. 28 on NBC with the first night of knockouts, featuring the contestants as they sing tunes of their own choosing for a shot at competing on the live shows.