The Voice

Season 2

Broadcast from: May 24, 2016 - July 15, 2016
Judges Adam Levine
Gwen Stefani
Blake Shelton
Host Carson Daly
Broadcaster NBC
Sameeha Woodward
Origin Richmond, VA
Song "A Change is Gonna Come"
Genre R&B, rock
Runner Up
Marilyn Johnson
Previous Season The Voice (U.S. season 1)
Next Season The Voice (U.S. season 3)

The second season of The Voice, an American reality talent competition, premiered on May 24, 2016 on NBC.

On July 15, 2016, Sameeha Woodward of Team Shakira was announced as the winner of The Voice, with Karson Hughes of Team Gwen as the runner up, Tasha Finney of Team Shakira in third place, and Qasim Yang of Team Blake in fourth place.


The coaches for this season are Adam LevineShakira, Gwen Stefani[1], and Blake Shelton.

The advisors for the Battle rounds are Aloe Blacc for Team Adam, Rihanna for Team Shakira, Justin Timberlake for Team Usher, and Miranda Lambert for Team Blake.

Teams Edit

Color key

     Third place
     Fourth place
     Eliminated in the Live shows
     Eliminated in the Battle rounds

Coaches Top 48 artists
Adam Levine
Tyree Parks Felton Levine Carmella Lyons Cornell Hutchinson Ricardo House Moises Meadows
Samatha Powell Lucio Davies Joann Gibson Lynne Mccoy Nadia Casey Colin Rodgers
Sameeha Woodward Tasha Finney Julia Humphrey Lyndon Wells Porfirlo Sims Eloise Ruiz
Christoper Love Brooks Roman Augustine Guiterrez Jo Wallace Givonni Goodwin Damian Giles
Gwen Stefani
Karson Hughes Felipe Heath Ronald Cardenenas Leon Browning Berta Mcann Willian Flores
Goldie Gentry Jorge Valentime Phoebe Meza Mickey Mills Matthew Holmes Brandon Black
Blake Shelton
Qasim Yang Marvin Villa Nina Norton Alphonse Dyer Orval Brandt Lydia Hicks
Wanda Pruitt Robyn Bradley Kurtis Rollins Myles Dudley Fanny Harsh Ira Blanchard

Blind auditionsEdit

The first phase of the competition, Blind Auditions, taped February 14-20 2016, began airing when the season premiered on May 24, 2016.

Color key
   Coach hit his/her "I WANT YOU" button
     Artist defaulted to this coach's team
     Artist elected to join this coach's team
     Artist eliminated with no coach pressing his or her "I WANT YOU" button

Episode 1 (May 24)Edit

Order Artist Age Hometown Song Coach's and contestant's choices
Adam Shakira Gwen Blake
1 Nina Norton 34 "Stone Cold"
2 Felipe Heath 29 "The Chain"
3 Eve Valencia 24 "I Will Follow You into the Dark"
4 Sameeha Woodward 21 "Jolene"
5 Karson Hughes 27 "Redbone"
6 Jamel Lozano 37 "Sugar"
7 Phillip Ballard 23 "Versace on the Floor"
8 Eloy Ferrell 15 "Latch"
9 Tyree Parks 38 "Me and Mr. Jones"

Episode 2 (May 30)Edit

Order Artist Age Hometown Song Coach's and contestant's choices
Adam Shakira Gwen Blake
1 Ronald Cardenenas "Way Down We Go"
2 Julia Humphrey "Try a Little Tenderness"
3 Kareem Calhoun "Rise Up"
4 Freeman Boone "This Woman's Work"
5 Marquis Combs "Tell Me Something Good"
6 Kent Erickson "Drown in My Own Tears"
7 Marvin Vila "You're So Vain"
8 Gay Miller "Radioactive"
9 Felton Levine "Say You Won't Let Go"
10 Tasha Finney "Take Me to Church"
11 Estela Patel "You Are My Sunshine"
12 Leon Browing "Hold My Hand"
13 Francisco Dennis "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back"
14 Qasim Yang "Summertime"
15 Carmella Lyons "Believer"

Episode 3 (May 31)Edit

Order Artist Age Hometown Song Coach's and contestant's choices
Adam Shakira Gwen Blake
1 Lyndon Wells 19 "Georgia on my Mind"
2 Vern Krause 26 "Slow Hands"
3 Ricardo House 15 "Starving"
4 Alphonse Dyer 15 "I Can't Stop Loving You"
5 Gay Maddox 25 "Midnight Rider"
6 Moises Meadows 49 "Invincible"
7 Brandon Black 48 "Home"
8 Porfirlo Sims 29 "Crazy on You"
9 Eloise Ruiz 20 "Swingin"
10 Bertie Collins 48 "Big White Room"
11 Colin Rodgers 46 "Ode to Billie Joe"
12 Cornell Hutchinson 37 "Hot Blooded"
13 Orval Brandt 49 "She Talks to Angels"
14 Berta Mcann 26 "New Soul"
15 Lydia Hicks 37 "Can't Feel My Face"

Episode 4 (June 6)Edit

Order Artist Age Hometown Song Coach's and contestant's choices
Adam Shakira Gwen Blake
1 Gay Keith "Heaven, Heartache, and the Power of Love"
2 Willian Flores "Stay with Me Baby"
3 Goldie Gentry "Hold on, We're Going Home"
4 Wanda Pruitt "Kozmic Blues"
5 Gordon Cooke "If I Hadn't Been For Love"
6 Robyn Bradley "Body Like A Back Road"
7 Damian Giles "Wildest Dreams"
8 Jorge Valentime "Ooh Child"
9 Christoper Love "I Could Use A Love Song"
10 Stanton Horn "If I Ain't Got You"
11 Lilla Mack "My Girl"
12 Pamela Hammond "Hotline Bling"
13 Susie Crane "Trouble"
14 Brooks Roman "Preciosa"
15 Samantha Powell "What About Us"
16 Phoebe Meza "Like I'm Gonna Lose You"
17 Fanny Marsh "Shape of You"
18 Kurtis Rollins "Don't Stop Believin'"
19 Lucio Davies "Believer"
20 Kaye Maxwell "Danny's Song"
21 Joann Gibson "Sex and Candy"

Episode 5 (June 7)Edit

Order Artist Age Hometown Song Coach's and contestant's choices
Adam Shakira Gwen Blake
1 Lynne Mccoy "Praying"
2 Augustine Gutierrrez "PILLOWTALK"
3 Jo Wallace "U Got It Bad"
4 Nanette Riggs "To Love Somebody"
5 Flora Jenkins "See Saw"
6 Myles Dudley "Always On My Mind"
7 Juan Page "Never Wanted Nothing More"
8 Nadia Casey "Dream a Little Dream of Me"
9 Mickey Mills "Make It Rain" Team full
10 Giovanni Goodwin "I Don't Need No Doctor"
11 Ira Blanchard "Unfaithful" Team full
12 Omer Pennington "I've Got the Music in Me" Team full
13 Freda Hanson "In Case You"
14 Bernardo Mccarthy "Blackbird"
15 Matthew Holmes "Issues"

The Battles Edit

The Battles (episodes 7 to 10) consisted of two 2-hour episodes and two 1-hour episodes each on October 8, 9, 15, & 16. Season thirty-seven's battle round advisors are Aloe Blacc for Team Adam, Rihanna for Team Shakira, Justin Timberlake for Team Usher, and Miranda Lambert for Team Blake.

Color key

     Artist won the battle and advanced to the Live shows
     Artist lost the battle and was eliminated

Episode & Date Coach Order Winner Song Loser
Episode 6

(Monday, June 13, 2016)

Adam Levine 1 Tyree Parks "I Could Use a Love Song" Colin Rodgers
Blake Shelton 2 Nina Norton "When You Believe" Ira Blanchard
Gwen Stefani 3 Felipe Heath "Me and Mrs. Jones" Brandon Black
Shakira 4 Sameeha Woodward "Pray" Damian Giles
Blake Shelton 5 Marvin Villa "These Dreams" Fanny Harsh
Gwen Stefani 6 Willian Flores "Stars" Matthew Holmes

Episode 7

(Tuesday, June 14, 2016)

Gwen Stefani 1 Karson Hughes "Knockin' On Heaven's Door" Mickey Mills
Blake Shelton 2 Qasim Yang "Because Of You" Myles Dudley
Shakira 3 Julia Humphrey "Don't Do Me Like That" Givonni Goodwin
Adam Levine 4 Felton Levine "Head Over Boots" Nadia Casey
Gwen Stefani 5 Ronald Cardenenas "Versace On The Floor" Phoebe Meza
Shakira 6 Tasha Finney "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" Jo Wallace

Episode 8

(Monday, June 20, 2016)

Adam Levine 1 Carmella Lyons "Starving" Lynne Mccoy
Shakira 2 Lyndon Wells "Don't Let Go (Love)" Augustine Guiterrez
Gwen Stefani 3 Leon Browning "One Last Time" Jorge Valentime
Blake Shelton 4 Alphonse Dyer "Sweet Thing" Kurtis Rollins
Adam Levine 5 Cornell Hutchinson "Use Something" Joann Gibson
Blake Shelton 6 Orval Brandt "Mercy" Robyn Bradley
Episode 9

(Tuesday, June 21, 2016)

Shakira 1 Porfirlo Sims "Sign of the Times" Brooks Roman
Adam Levine 2 Ricardo House "Boondocks" Lucio Davies
Gwen Stefani 3 Berta Mcann "Good Hearted Woman" Goldie Gentry
Adam Levine 4 Moises Meadows "Unaware" Samatha Powell
Blake Shelton 5 Lydia Hicks "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" Wanda Pruitt
Shakira 6 Eloise Ruiz "I Feel It Coming" Christoper Love

Live showsEdit

Week 1 (April 1 and 2)Edit

The live performance show aired on Monday, April 2, 2016. The elimination show aired Tuesday, April 3, 2016.

Color key
       Artist was saved by the public's vote
       Artist was part of the bottom two or three in his/her team
       Artist was saved by his/her coach
       Artist was eliminated immediately by his/her coach
       Artist was eliminated
Order Coach Artist Song Result
1 Gwen Stefani Willian Flores "You Know I'm No Good" Bottom Three
2 Blake Shelton Lydia Hicks "Ain't That a Kick in The Head" Bottom Three
3 Gwen Stefani Ronald Cardenenas "How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore" Public's vote
4 Blake Shelton Marvin Villa "I Was Wrong" Public's vote
5 Gwen Stefani Berta Mcann "America America" Bottom Three
6 Blake Shelton Orval Brandt "Finesse" Bottom Three
7 Gwen Stefani Felipe Heath "Never Tear Us Apart" Public's vote
8 Blake Shelton Nina Norton "I Still Believe in You" Public's vote
9 Gwen Stefani Leon Browning "Hey Ya!" Bottom Three
10 Blake Shelton Alphonse Dyer "Brother" Bottom Three
11 Gwen Stefani Karson Hughes "Some Kind of Wonderful" Public's vote
12 Blake Shelton Qasim Yang "How Great Thou Art" Public's vote
Last Chance Performances
1 Gwen Stefani Willian Flores "Need U Bad" Eliminated
2 Blake Shelton Orval Brandt "America the Beautiful" Eliminated
3 Alphonse Dyer "Don't Speak" Blake's choice
4 Gwen Stefani Berta Mcann "One and Only" Gwen's choice
5 Leon Browning "Take Me To Church" Eliminated
6 Blake Shelton Lydia Hicks "Love Yourself" Eliminated

Week 2 (April 9 and 10)Edit

The live performance show aired on Monday, April 9, 2016. The elimination show aired on Tuesday, April 10, 2016. Is with Teams Pharrell and Kylie.

Order Coach Artist Song Result
1 Shakira Sameeha Woodward "It Hurt So Bad" Public's vote
2 Adam Levine Cornell Hutchinson "Man In The Mirror" Bottom Three
3 Shakira Eloise Ruiz "Nothing Left For You" Bottom Three
4 Adam Levine Ricardo House "Baby I Love You" Bottom Three
5 Shakira Julia Humphrey "You Don't Even Know Who I Am" Public's vote
6 Adam Levine Carmella Lyons "Tim McGraw" Public's vote
7 Shakira Tasha Finney "Unstoppable" Public's vote
8 Adam Levine Lyndon Wells "Never Enough" Public's vote
9 Shakira Porfirlo Sims "Come Pick Me Up" Bottom Three
10 Adam Levine Moises Meadows "Overjoyed" Bottom Three
11 Shakira Tyree Parks "Home" Bottom Three
12 Adam Levine Felton Levine "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" Public's vote
Last Chance Performances
1 Adam Levine Moises Meadows "I'm Goin' Down" Eliminated
2 Ricardo House "Either Way" Eliminated
3 Tyree Parks "All on My Mind" Adam's choice
4 Shakira Cornell Hutchinson "Wild Horses" Shakira's choice
5 Eloise Ruiz "At Last" Eliminated
6 Porfirlo Sims "Mary Jane's Last Dance" Eliminated

Week 3 (April 16 and 17)Edit

The live performance show aired on Monday, April 16, 2016. The elimination show aired Tuesday, April 17, 2016. For the first time, each coach must make an Instant Elimination, meaning that at the end of the show both coaches must eliminate an artist from their teams. Is with Teams Blake and Christina.

Order Coach Artist Song Result
1 Gwen Stefani Felipe Heath "When Love Takes Over" Middle Two
2 Ronald Cardenenas "Amazed" Middle Two
3 Karson Hughes "Toxic" Public's vote
4 Leon Brownings "Down on My Knees" Eliminated
5 Blake Shelton Alphonse Dyer "Say Something" Eliminated
6 Qasim Yang "White Flag" Public's vote
7 Marvin Villa "In My Blood" Middle Two
8 Nina Norton "I'm With You" Middle Two
Last Chance Performances
1 Gwen Stefani Ronald Cardenenas "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone" Gwen's choice
2 Blake Shelton Alphonse Dyer "I Can't Stand the Rain" Blake's choice
3 Nina Norton "Up to the Mountain" Eliminated
4 Gwen Stefani Leon Browning "One Night Only" Eliminated
Non-competition performances
Order Performers Song
1 Maroon 5 "Girls Like You"
2 Gwen Stefani and Her Team
(Felipe Heath, Ronald Cardenenas, Karson Hughes, and Leon Brownings) Edit
"Don't Take the Money"
3 Blake Shelton and His Team
(Alphonse Dyer, Qasim Yang, Marvin Villa, and Nina Norton) Edit
"I Thank You"

Week 4 (April 23 and 24)Edit

The live performance show aired on Monday, April 23, 2016. The elimination show aired Tuesday, April 24, 2016. Is with Teams Adam And Team CeeLo.

Order Coach Artist Song Result
1 Adam Levine Tyree Parks "Night Moves" Public's vote
2 Cornell Hutchinson "Hero" Eliminated
3 Felton Levine "T-R-O-U-B-L-E" Middle Two
4 Carmella Lyons "Love, Reign o'er Me" Middle Two
5 Shakira Sameeha Woodward "Strawberry Wine" Public's vote
6 Julia Humphrey "(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone" Middle Two
7 Tasha Finney "Umbrella" Middle Two
8 Lyndon Wells "You and I" Eliminated
Last Chance Performances
1 Shakira Tasha Finney "Try a Little Tenderness" Shakira's choice
2 Julia Humphrey "Perfect" Eliminated
3 Adam Levine Carmella Lyons "If I Were a Boy" Eliminated
4 Felton Levine "A Thousand Years" Adam's choice
Non-competition performances
Order Performers Song
1 Janelle Monáe "Make Me Feel"
2 Adam Levine and his team
(Tyree Parks, Cornell Huitchinson, Felton Levine, and Carmella Lyons) Edit
"The Scientist"
3 Shakira and her team
(Sameeha Woodward, Julia Humphrey, Tasha Finney, Lyndon Wells) Edit
"Gimme Shelter"

Week 5 (April 30 and May 1)Edit

The live performance show aired on Monday, April 30, 2016, with the elimination show following on Tuesday, May 1, 2016.

Season one finalists Ivonne Young, Vicki Kelly, James Stevenson, and Penny Hill returned on the results show to perform duets (with the exception of Young). Young performed her new single, "Broken Smile", with Ed Sheeran. Kelly partnered with her season one coach CeeLo Green for her song, "Only Love." Stevenson joined James Authur to perform Authur's "Impossible." Hill performed his newest single, "Beautiful."

Order Coach Contestant Coach points Public points Total points Song Coach points
1 Adam Levine Felton Levine 50 27 77 "Sign of the Times" Eliminated
2 Gwen Stefani Karson Hughes 60 48 108 "Vision of Love" Public's vote
3 Felipe Heath 40 39 79 "Never Alone" Eliminated
4 Shakira Sameeha Woodward 50 54 104 "This Is Me" Public's vote
5 Tasha Finney 50 73 123 "Can't You See" Public's vote
6 Blake Shelton Marvin Villa 40 52 92 "You Are the Reason" Eliminated
7 Adam Levine Tyree Parks 50 46 96 "Blue" Eliminated
8 Blake Shelton Qasim Yang 60 61 121 "I Swear" Public's vote
Non-competition performances[1]
Order Performers Song
1 Team Adam & Team Gwen "I Will Always Love You"
2 Shakira & Rihanna "Can't Remember To Forget You"
3 Team Blake & Team Shakira "The Edge of Glory"

Week 6: Finale (May 7 and 8)Edit

The live performance show aired on Monday, May 7, 2012. The season finale aired on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Jermaine Paul was declared the winner.

Coach Artist Order Solo song Order Coach tribute song Order Duet song (with Coach) Result[2]
Shakira Tasha Finney 1 "At Last" 8 "Wolves" 10 "Diamonds and Pearls" Third Place
Gwen Stefani Karson Hughes 12 "My Way" 2 "Empire" 6 "You've Got a Friend" Runner-up
Shakira Sameeha Woodward 9 "Speechless" 5 "God Gave Me You" 3 "Don't Dream It's Over" Winner
Blake Shelton Qasim Yang 4 "It's a Little Too Late" 11 "Photograph" 7 "Tell Me About It" Fourth Place
Finale performances of the Top 4 artists
Order Performers Song
1 Sameeha Woodward with Adele "Set Fire to the Rain"
2 Qasim Yang with Lionel Richie "Endless Love"
3 Karson Hughes with Stevie Wonder Don't You Worry 'bout A Thing
4 Tasha Finney with Ariana Grande "Dangerous Woman"
Finale performances of the Guest names
Order Performers Song
1.71 Sia and ZAYN "Dust Till Dawn"
1.72 All Coaches "All The Stars"
1.73 John Legend "Glory"
1.74 Marshmello & Bastille "Happier"

Elimination chartEdit

Color key
Artist's info

      Team Adam
     Team Shakira
     Team Gwen
    ​​ Team Blake

Results info

      Artist was in the bottom 2 or bottom 3, but was saved via the Last Chance performance

      Artist was in the bottom 2 or bottom 3 and lost during their Last Chance performance

       Artist was immediately eliminated by their coach

      Artist received the least amount of points, and was eliminated

Live show results per week
Artist Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Finale
Sameeha Woodward Safe Safe Advanced Winner
Karson Hughes Safe Safe Advanced Runner-up
Tasha Finney Bottom Two Advanced Third Place
Qasim Yang Safe Safe Advanced Fourth Place
Tyree Parks Bottom Three Bottom Two Eliminated Eliminated (week 5)
Nina Norton Safe Bottom Two Eliminated
Felton Levine Safe Eliminated
Robyn Bradley Safe Bottom Two Eliminated
Cornell Hutchinson Bottom Three Bottom Two Eliminated (week 4)
Carmella Lyons Safe Bottom Two
Lyndon Wells Safe Eliminated
Julia Humphrey Safe Eliminated
Felipe Heath Bottom Three Bottom Two Eliminated (week 3)
Marvin Villa Bottom Two
Leon Brownings Eliminated
Alphonse Dyer Bottom Three Eliminated
Moises Meadows Bottom Three Eliminated (week 2)
Eloise Ruiz Bottom Three
Porfirlo Sims Bottom Three
Ricardo House Bottom Three
Berta Mcann Bottom Three Eliminated (week 1)
Orval Brandt Bottom Three
Lydia Hicks Bottom Three
Willian Flores Bottom Three


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