The Voice Season 9 Top 12 Ranked! Which Contestants (and Coaches) Have the Momentum?

The Voice‘s Season 9 Top 12 will hit the stage tonight (8/7c on NBC) in an attempt to live out the title of a Gwen Stefani song and “spark the fire” in the hearts (and voting fingers) of the American public.

Of course, some vocalists already have legs up on their rivals — thanks to breakout performances in the Live Playoffs and Knockout Rounds, or at least because of relentless hype from their coaches/the NBC promo department.

Who’s got a head start and who’ll be rallying from the back of the pack? We’ve ranked the entire dozen — and our No. 1 might surprise you.

Check out the gallery below — or click here for direct access — then share your own pre-finals rankings in the comments!