Sara Evans

'The Voice' recap: Instant eliminations

'The Voice' recap: Instant eliminations

"The Voice" is shaking things up a little bit for the audience. Tonight, contestants were subjected to instant eliminations, and two solid shocks ensued … after blind auditions, battle rounds and the first live culling of team members, four artists remain on each of the coaches’ teams — but not for long.

For the sake of recap, and my own sanity, those remaining at the start of tonight’s episode on Teams Blake and Christina were are RaeLynn, Jermaine Paul, Jordis Unga and Erin Willett on Team Blake, and Ashley De La Rosa, Chris Mann, Lindsey Pavao and Jesse Campbell on Team Christina.

Now, only three remain on each, and the television audience will cut it down to...