The Dwell Playoffs formally started on Monday night time (Nov. 14) on Season 22 of The Voice, and, for the primary time this season, the High 16 contestants took the stage individually to ship solo performances in hopes to maneuver into the subsequent spherical of the truth TV sing-off competitors.
Hopefuls will discover out whether or not or not they get to proceed to compete on Tuesday night time’s (Nov. 15) outcomes present, the place 16 singers will grow to be 13. That meant nerves had been extremely excessive heading into the two-hour broadcast.
Brayden Lape proved that he didn’t wish to be one of many three who will likely be going dwelling. As one of many remaining performances of the night, the 16-year-old all-American from the small city of Grass Lake, Mich., channeled Jordan Davis’ “Purchase Dust,” that includes Luke Bryan. The CMA Music of the 12 months, which is all about religion and household, is generally sung as a duet, however Lape tackled the entire elements of the tune by himself. Seated on a stool, he melted hearts in every single place together with his earnest rendition of the tune, which noticed him enjoying an acoustic guitar.
“That was so good. That was my favourite efficiency I’ve seen of yours,” Camila Cabello praised Lape afterward. “You had been simply so easy, and it simply felt such as you had been doing this for therefore lengthy. It simply felt like there was a lot ease within the room. I like that tune. I by no means heard it earlier than, however now I wanna exit and purchase grime. I’m actually impressed.”
“That was unimaginable. I can’t imagine how calm and picked up and excellent you sound,” Blake Shelton added of the younger and promising expertise. “I’ll say this, too: To The Voice followers watching this present proper now, you possibly can both determine what you wanna say, as a voter of this present, that you simply found this man proper right here. Or you possibly can wait a few years after which begin listening to him on the radio. Then, understand you missed your probability to say you found this man.”
Forward of Lape’s rendition of “Purchase Dust,” he mentioned, “My life has modified a lot since being right here. Again dwelling, I used to be all the time enjoying soccer, baseball or basketball. Final yr, my sister can be like, ‘Brayden. Cease singing. Now to be within the stay playoffs, it’s simply loopy.”
Followers can tune into The Voice on Tuesday night time to search out out if Lape’s model of “Purchase Dust” was sufficient to ship him into the High 13. The Voice airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8PM ET/7PM CT solely on NBC.