Roughly Speaking: The president vs. the press

Neil Diamond

'The Voice' recap, let the live shows begin!

'The Voice' recap, let the live shows begin!

Finally, finally, finally, after almost TWO MONTHS, we reach the live shows of "The Voice," and for the first time this season, the power is in the hands of the voting audience.

Wait, there’s another election going on this week, right? Maybe that’s important, too? (Hint: YES. GO VOTE NOW, AMERICA.)

But again, this is a safe space, free of politics and devoted solely to “The Voice.” So here’s how things work now:

Four teams. Five people on each team. After the live playoffs (Monday for Teams Adam and Blake, Wednesday for Teams Christina and Cee Lo) the teams will be whittled down to three each.