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"The Voice" - Blind Auditions #1 - Feb. 5, 2012
"The Voice" returns for a second season.
First up is a complete explanation of how the show works: the judges-- Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine, and Blake Shelton-- listen with their backs turned, they press a button to swivel their chairs forward. If one judge picks that person is on their team. If more than one judge swivels, the auditioner gets to pick the team they'll join. (Since the show is airing after the Super Bowl they're cluing in all those millions of potential new viewers.)
First up is spunky country singer RaeLynn who is singing a Miranda Lambert/Pistol Annies song which host Carson Daly says may be risky since others have done it to negative effect. (Shelton is married to Lambert.) She comes out and sings "Hell on Heels" with her guitar and is fine. Levine turns first and then Shelton. They banter a bit but since Raylyn is clearly country and said she hoped to be picked by Blake it's no surprise when she picks ...
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