29 May 2012
Last night's episode of The Voice saw a few more of our favourites getting the boot, with Laura Bunting, Jimmy Cupples and Taga Paa all bidding farewell.
Laura's quirky performance of Gotye's 'Somebody That I Used To Know,' last week was what got her eliminated, with many of the judges suggesting it didn't do the smash hit justice.
Viewers can vote for their favourite contestants on Facebook, SMS and telephone, as wells iTune downloads, which got Darren Percival and Brittany Cairns a safe passage through to the next round. iTunes downloads count for two votes each!
Keith Urban used his two picks as judge this week to bring Adam Martin and Diana Rouvas to the next round.
"These are never easy decisions by any means...and I hate that I am not there right now,'' Urban told his team via satellite from America.Listen to The Voice's top 24 performers new album for free!
Also on last night's show, Team Seal and Team Delta again went head to head with Fatai Veamatahau singing a rousing version of Beyonce's 'Ave Maria,' Kerise Eden taking on Fleetwood Mac's Landslide and Rachael Leahcar's crooning out a stellar rendition of 'Someone To Watch Over Me,' which received a standing ovation from much of the audience.
"Your voice is so mature and thick and creamy and that was a great song for you," Keith told Rachael. "I could hear nerves, but...you have pure raw talent and it's exceptional."
Viktoria Bolonina controversially took on Nirvana's rock anthem 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' which failed to impress the judges and sent the Twittersphere into overdrive with criticism.
Viktoria defended her performance choice on Twitter this morning, posting: "I wanted to show you another side of my personality last night and that song was perfect for that!"
Who was your favourite performer from last night?
Voting for Team Delta and Team Seal closes on Monday.Were Joel and Seal criticising Delta behind her back last night? Details here!