Two contestants – Team Shakira's Garrett Gardner and Team Usher's Vedo – were sent home by voters on "The Voice" Tuesday night, as the top 12 shrank to the top 10.
The evening brought also performances by Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I. (backed by Vedo and Team Shakira's Kris Thomas) and Lady Antebellum (backed by Team Adam members Amber Carrington, Judith Hill and Sarah Simmons). Coaches
But after the performances were over and
Gardner's coach, Shakira, hadn't done him any favors by choosing the
On the other hand, Shakira had certainly given him a boost by keeping him around, round after round. Gardner has clearly won the Latin singing sensation's -- if not America's -- heart. (She called him the "most charismatic" singer in the competition.) And in any event, Gardner declared his time on "The Voice" to have been the "most incredible experience of [his] entire life." All 17 years of it.
Vedo, meanwhile, was probably paying the price for leading off the show and trying to sing and dance, which he did, ably, during his rendition of
Are you sad to see them go?