‘The Voice’: Knockouts end with a coin flip and other surprises


Spoiler alert: This story contains significant details from Monday’s “The Voice” results show.

“The Voice” knockouts finished Monday, and it was a night for teenagers and a few surprises.

Each judge is now down to six competitors after the last few steals and saves.

The biggest “ouch” moment of the show came during a coaching session for team JHud, when 15-year-old Anthony Arya said he’d chosen the 1972 Jim Croce song “Operator (That’s Not the Way It Feels).”

“I remember when I first heard this song three years ago I wondered ‘What is an operator?’” Arya said. Jennifer Hudson and visiting adviser Mariah Carey, 37 and 48 respectively, were duly appalled.

And Twitter had some fun with that one, too. User @LyssaK05’s post summed up the feeling of many: “What’s an operator?” followed by 10 laughing/crying emojis.

Unfortunately for Arya, “Operator” wasn’t enough to connect him with the finals, and Hudson chose 13-year-old Kennedy Holmes to move forward.

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