The Voice is known for some pretty outstanding country music performances. But, on Monday’s episode, we were taken back in time with Lauren Duski’s performance of “Someone Else’s Star.” The performance gathered quite a bit of praise from the judges, and coach Blake Shelton told Lauren that it would probably earn her a lot of country music fans.
The original song was written by Skip Ewing and Jim Weatherly, and recorded by Davis Daniel in 1994. The following year, it was recorded by rising star Bryan White as part of his debut album. The song would go on to earn White his first number one Billboard hit.
Duski’s version was quite like the original, but she did make a few key changes to make the song her own. All in all, it was a strong and beautiful performance that did the song justice. If you missed Duski’s performance of this song, you can catch the full performance in this video.
Country music has become a staple on the show, mainly because country star Blake Shelton has been a long-term judge. Naturally, he’s a popular one and has won many of the seasons with his contestants. Whether this season winner will be a country music singer is hard to say. There are a lot of great contestants still on the show. However, we love Lauren Duski’s rendition of “Someone Else’s Star” and can’t wait to watch the recap one more time.
However, Duski’s wasn’t the only country music performance of the night. Casi Joy also took on a Chris Stapleton song, “Parachute.” Unfortunately, her version of the song wasn’t what fans were looking for. Ultimately, she left Blake’s team along with Aaliyah Rose and Felicia Temple. Alicia Keys’ contestants also performed on this episode; Chris Blue, Vanessa Fergussen and Stephanie Rice made the cut. Adam Levine and Gwen Stefani’s team took the stage on Tuesday night.