Adam Levine and Usher Fight to Steal a Sweet Singer on ‘The Voice’

The ladies stole the show again on The Voice Tuesday. And an epic steal showdown between Adam Levine and Usher ensured that two of the youngest singers in the competition – Caroline Glaser, 18, and Danielle Bradbery, 16 – would not go home.

From left: Shakira, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Usher and host Carson Daly
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According to PEOPLE Magazine, coach Blake Shelton paired the two youngsters together to perform “Put Your Records On” by Corinne Bailey Rae.

Shakira described their performances “as refreshing as tangerine ice cream,” while Levine slammed himself for not turning his chair for Glaser during the blind auditions.

“Danielle’s performance was maybe more perfect,” said Levine. “But Caroline, there is just something so ethereal and magical and wonderful about your voice.”

Usher revealed that the harmonies of the in the middle of the performance were “a little shaky,” but still praised them for correcting themselves by the end of the song.

However, the decision rested on a tortured-looking Shelton, who picked Bradbery after telling Danielle, “I don’t know what your parents are feeding you, but I want a big loaf of that. Your natural singing ability really blows my mind.”

Levine and Usher almost immediately hit their buttons for the steal and practically tripped over each other begging Glazer to join their respective teams.

“What you do just astonishes me,” Levine said. “I don’t know why I didn’t hop to it earlier, but I can promise you I can do everything in my power to make it up to you if you come to my team.”

“I spent a lot of time singing in coffee houses in front of four people,” he added later. “I truly believe that we are a wonderful fit, with all my heart I do.”

And then the rapper promptly renamed himself “Gusher” and told her, “I love your voice, I love the potential of what I know I can do with you.”

“I’m willing to set myself on fire,” he added. “I wasn’t prepared for this,” said the embarassed Glaser, who eventually decided to join triumphant-looking Adam.

All four coached whittled down their teams Tuesday night – but they still had to do a few tough choices.

The Tuesday’s show kicked off with a country battle between Team Adam’s sheriff, Michael Austin, and firefighter, Warren Stone. They sang “My Kinda Party” by Jason Aldean. Adam voiced his approval to both singers, but chose Warren “because of the diversity that exists within your voice.”

Usher proved that he is a strict coach during a final rehearsal with former recording artist Jeff Lewis and hunky model Josiah Hawley, who performed “Roxanne” by The Police.

“This is funny to you?” Usher asked after Lewis was laughing. Their performance didn’t connect. “I wasn’t impressed,” said Shakira. Levine added: “It did fall flat a little bit.”

Usher eventually chose Josiah. “I felt like Josiah locked into the mystique and rose to the occasion,” he later explained his choice.

Meanwhile, Blake invited to the team confident country crooner Grace Askew instead of picking up pop singer Trevor Davis after a performance of “Me and Bobby McGee.”

Usher selected Audrey Karrasch over Jamila Thompson after the duo performed “If I Were a Boy.” And Shakira chose to keep Nashville veteran Tawnya Reynolds over pop rocker Mark Andrew, who sang “The Chain.”

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