'The Voice' Recap: Final 3 Singers Revealed

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THE VOICE (L-R) - Adam Levine, Shakira, Usher, Blake Shelton

Once again, the Instant Save was employed after noting which two singers had the top performances on Monday night and secured a spot in the finale: Blake Shelton's country singer, Jake Worthington, and Usher's soul man, Josh Kaufman, both of whom are the only two men left standing in the singing show.

Therefore, the bottom three contestants were Shakira's Kristen Merlin and Adam Levine's Kat Perkins and Christina Grimmie, and only one could be saved by collecting enough tweets within the fragile five-minute window.

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After debuting her high energy onstage last night, Merlin reprised the decision with another upbeat track, Carrie Underwood's "Blown Away." Though it wasn't her strongest or most supported impression, Shelton said it's been "magical" to watch her grow under Shakira's wing.

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