The forecast for Monday and Tuesday’s installment of The Voice (8/7c on NBC) calls for jaw-dropping singing with a high chance of unbearable tension.
Yep, the Season 7 Knockout Rounds are nigh, and TVLine has the exclusive on who’s going head-to-head — and what each hopeful will sing.
Not only that, but we’ve got first-look photos of 12 Knockout performances in the gallery below!
Here’s the skinny:
Alessandro Castronova (“Next to Me” by Emile Sande) Vs. Mia Pfirrman (“Human” by Christina Perri)
Chris Jamison (“[Sittin on] the Dock of the Bay” by Otis Redding) Vs. Blessing Offor (“Your Body Is a Wonderland” by John Mayer)
Damien (“How Do I Live” by LeAnn Rimes) Vs. Toia Jones (“Crazy in Love” by Beyoncé)
Matt McAndrew (“Drops of Jupiter” by Train) Vs. Rebekah Samarin (“You Give Me Something” by James Morrison)
Allison Bray (“Sin Wagon” by Dixie Chicks) Vs. Taylor Brashears (“Landslide” by Fleetwood Mac)
Grant Ganzer (“Apologize” by One Republic) Vs. Reagan James (“Hit ‘Em Up Style” by Blu Cantrell)
James David Carter (“You’ve Got a Friend” by James Taylor) Vs. Griffin (“As Long as You Love Me” by Justin Bieber)
Jessie Pitts (“Your Song” by Elton John) Vs. Tanner Linford (“Calling All Angels” by Train)
Anita Antoinette (“Rude” by Magic) Vs. Craig Wayne Boyd (“Can’t You See” by Marshall Tucker Band)
Bryana Salaz (“Heart Attack” by Demi Lovato) Vs. Sugar Jones (“Love on Top” by Beyoncé)
Ryan Sill (“Miss Independent” by Ne-Yo) Vs. Beth Spangler (“Too Little Too Late” by JoJo)
Taylor John Williams (“Mad World” by Tears for Fears) Vs. Troy Ritchie (“Hey Ya!” by OutKast)
DaNica Shirey (“Saving All My Love For You” by Whitney Houston) Vs. Katriz Trinidad (“Superwoman” by Alicia Keys)
Elyjuh Rene (“With You” by Chris Brown) Vs. Ricky Manning (“Wrecking Ball” by Miley Cyrus)
Jean Kelley (“Chandelier” by Sia) Vs. Menlik Zergabachew (“Could You be Loved” by Bob Marley)
Luke Wade (“Rich Girl” by Hall & Oates) Vs. Taylor Phelan (“Rather Be” by Clean Bandit)
What do you think of the Knockout pairings? Which face-offs seem the most terrifyingly evenly-matched? (How did Pharrell put Luke vs. Taylor?) Which bout is most likely to result in a Steal? (Maybe Taylor Vs. Troy)? And finally, which song choices are most inspired (i.e. Troy) — and which are most inexplicable (um, Reagan)? Sound off below!