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'The Voice' Recap: Second Night of Live Shows

Contestants from Blake Shelton and Shakira's teams competed to stay on NBC's singing competition.

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The second night of live shows brought members of Blake Shelton and Shakira's teams to the stage to sing live in front of an audience and their coaches. Four members of each team performed.

Viewers will select two of the contestants to save, and the coaches will vote on the third save. One contestant from each team will be sent home. Those results will be revealed on a special Wednesday episode.

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On Tuesdays episode, Shelton and Shakira teamed up for a great performance of "Need You Now" by Lady Antebellum.

Team Shakira

Garrett Gardner sings "Imagine," which may be one of the most emotional songs around. It's sure to get the audience feeling sentimental, but Gardner's voice doesn't seem able to pull off the song. We're not feeling this one.

The guy with the really high voice, Kris Thomas sings Bruno Mars' "When I Was Your Man," which is a current hit on the radio. He seems a bit nervous, which is something Adam Levine points out. But his voice is so unique, we're guessing the coaches may want to keep him around.

Shakira's rocker Karina Iglesias tries out "Let's Stay Together" by Al Green. Her voice is good, but she seems to bounce between being an actual rocker and trying to be more soulful. We'd love to see her really figure out her sound.

Closing out the show, Sasha Allen sings "Oh! Darling" by The Beatles. She's got the skills, the experience and the talent. She's definitely one to watch.

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Team Blake

Holly Tucker stays safely inside the country box with "How Do I Live" by LeAnn Rimes. She's got a strong voice, but we hope she ventures outside of country even though she's on Shelton's team.

Duet the Swon Brothers sing "Fishin' in the Dark." Shakira points out that they stay "comfortable" with this song, which is not a compliment.

Justin Rivers croons "Meet in the Middle." His performance is good and he has some really unique talents with his voice. We'd like to see him step outside the country box, so hopefully Shelton will push him there.

Cute country singer Danielle Bradbery sings "Maybe It Was Memphis." She has the voice and raw talent, and Levine says she's the one to watch.

What did you think of the second night of the playoffs? Which singers deserve to advance to the live shows and which should be sent home? Sound off in the comments section below.