'The Voice' Recap: Blind and Burned Turn Coaches' Chairs

Blake Shelton told Pharrell Williams: "You can't be that nice all the time! I guess I'm used to Adam"
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John Martin

The blind auditions continued on The Voice on Monday night with the series' first-ever blind singer, a survivor of third-degree burns, a Family Guy impression master, a very good looking shipping employee and a repeat auditionee from season 3.

Meet third batch of hopefuls who made it through the season seven's blind auditions and joined either Gwen Stefani, Pharrell WilliamsBlake Shelton or Adam Levine.

John Martin
Song: "Sweet Pea"
Coaches who turned their chairs: Shelton, Williams, Stefani
The college dropout and shipping employee sang (and whistled) his way onto the show with the charming Amos Lee song. "I'm thinkin' this is a good lookin' man," complimented Shelton immediately, also praising his laid-back attitude. Williams praised his technical abilities, and Stefani called his voice "delicious." Levine endorsed Shelton (for the first time on the series?), and Martin followed.

Jessie Pitts
Song: "The Story"
Coaches who turned their chairs: Shelton, Stefani
The homeschooled Alabama teen suffered third-degree burns as a child, and currently works at a record label while in college. Her textured voice (complete with a yodel or two) immediately enticed Stefani and Shelton, resulting in another showdown between these two. Shelton recalled how the Brandi Carlile song was performed at his wedding, but Stefani showcased her fun personality, which won in the end.

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Ricky Manning
Song: "Love Me Again"
Coaches who turned their chairs: Williams, Shelton
The 19-year-old musical theatre fan hails from a large musical family, and currently busks in New York City. He put his soulful chops and consistent runs on the John Newman hit, and had the newbie coach politely sparring with the champ. "You can't be that nice all the time! I guess I'm used to Adam," said Shelton as they both praised his commitment to the performance. Manning, in the end, went with Williams.

Kelli Douglas
Song: "Danny's Song"
Coaches who turned their chairs: Levine, Stefani, Shelton
The single mother, who struggled with stage fright, gave up her job as a teacher to try music full-time. Though she was noticeably nervous, she tugged at the coaches' heartstrings with the Kenny Loggins song. Shelton tried to win her over with her Texas roots, but she picked Levine.

Blessing Offor
Song: "Just the Two of Us"
Coaches who turned their chairs: All four
The blind New Yorker memorized the entire subway system, and has played at the Kennedy Center multiple times. He sat down at the keyboard to play along to what began as a pitchy cover of the Bill Withers song, but soon turned all four of the coaches around. "I got some good news for you man — we all turned around!" revealed Levine. Stefani compared his voice to Williams' (which triggered a love fest between the two new coaches), Williams complimented his genre-mixing audition, Shelton touted his Nashville roots (where Offor went to college) and Levine praised his ability to recover from initial missteps. Offor opted for Williams.

Troy Ritchie
Song: "Out of My League"
Coaches who turned their chairs: Stefani
The California entertainer and reformed head-banger (with some seriously accurate Family Guy impressions) currently spends his time leading childcare, and went with the Fitz and the Tantrums track at his audition. With his acoustic guitar and a ton of energy, he earned a spot on Team Gwen.

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Mia Pfirrman
Song: "Unconditionally"
Coaches who turned their chairs: All four 
With musical parents, the college student went big with the Katy Perry track, adding her share of runs to the song. Though Shelton noted there wasn't much finesse, Levine noted she had plenty of "spectacular" moments, Stefani offered to help her find her musical identity and Williams applauded her vocal risks. She joined Team Adam.

Very quickly, Levine also recruited Alessandra Castronovo, Williams won Jordy Searcy, and Shelton took on Kensington Moore.

Bree Fondacaro
Song: "It Ain't Me Babe"
Coaches who turned their chairs: Shelton
With a ton of rasp, the Orange County native and the daughter of the music teacher, championed the Bob Dylan track and earned a spot on Shelton's team. Her new coach compared her "rawness" to Bonnie Tyler.

Anita Antoinette
Song: "Turn Your Lights Down Low"
Coaches who turned their chairs: All four
The Jamaican native auditioned back in season 3 with a disconnected performance, and has since been battling stage fright. Upon returning to the Voice stage, she went with another Bob Marley track — this time, with a much more palpable presence. Though Levine touted his most recent win with Jamaican rocker Tessanne Chin, she ended up with Stefani.

After the third night of auditions, Williams has eight singers, Shelton and Stefani have seven each, and Levine has six. 

The Voice continues Tuesday night at 8 p.m. on NBC. 

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