'The Voice' Season 15 Live Playoffs Begin With Top 24 Performances

Makenzie Thomas
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Makenzie Thomas performs on The Voice on Nov. 12, 2018.

The Voice season 15 returned on Monday night (Nov. 12) with performances from the competition's final 24. The remaining contestants will take the stage to fight for a spot in Tuesday night's (Nov. 13) top 13, during which judges Kelly ClarksonJennifer HudsonAdam Levine and Blake Shelton have the option of saving one artist from their team who does not make it through the elimination process.

With the competition swiftly coming down to the wire, the judges are facing some very tough decisions about who deserves to continue on to the final rounds. Of the many talented singers in the program, here's a list of some of the best from Monday night's episode.  

MaKenzie Thomas 

Thomas took to the stage to deliver a stunning cover of Whitney Houston's "I Believe in You and Me." Thomas' performance was so outstanding that Clarkson and Hudson not only gave her a standing ovation, but also threw their heels onto the stage in praise of her talent. 

Chevel Shepard 

Shepard performed a delightful cover of The Judds' "Grandpa (Tell Me Bout the Good Old Days)," causing all four of the judges to give the 16-year-old a standing ovation. 


RADHA decided to go the pop route and gave a stunning rendition of Zayn and Sia's "Dusk Till Dawn," interacting with he crowd and putting her heart and soul into the thrilling performance.

Kymberli Joye

In an unexpected twist, Joye brought down the house with a powerful cover of "Radioactive" by Imagine Dragons. When the camera cut to the judges, Clarkson looked stunned at Joye's versatility and vocal ability. Joye ended the performance with a standing ovation from all four judges.

Kennedy Holmes

The 13-year-old and crowd favorite reached for the starts with a cover of Beyonc√©'s "Halo." Performing with the utmost grace and maturity for someone her age, she managed to bring the audience and all the judges to their feet. 


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