‘The Voice’ 2022 Live Recap: Top 13 Contestants & Performances

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“The Voice” season 22 live shows continue tonight, November 21. After last week’s performances, the top 13 must do their best to impress viewers, showing a new side of their voice and handling the pressures of singing on live television.

Read on to see what the members of Blake Shelton, Camila Cabello, Gwen Stefani, and John Legend’s teams choose to perform for their second live show, and what the coaches are saying now that the decision rests in the viewers’ hands. For information on how to vote: see HERE.

SPOILER ALERT: This post contains spoilers for “The Voice” season 22 episode, “Live Top 13 Performances” (November 21, 2022). Do not read ahead if you do not want this episode spoiled.


‘The Voice’ Season 22 Top 13 Performances Live Recap

The episode opened with host Carson Daly introducing coaches John Legend, Gwen Stefani, Camila Cabello, and Blake Shelton. He announced that the Top 13 will all be performing songs that “changed their lives” and that they’d be explaining why.

Team Gwen: Kique


Kique Performs Stevie Wonder's "Superstition" | NBC's The Voice Top 13 2022Kique performs Stevie Wonder's "Superstition" during the Live Top 13 Performances on The Voice. » Get The Voice Official App: bit.ly/TheVoiceOfficialApp » Subscribe for More: bit.ly/TheVoiceSub » NBC’s The Voice Stream on Peacock » Stream Now: pck.tv/3wgH6sH THE VOICE ON SOCIAL: Like The Voice: Facebook.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The Voice: Twitter.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The Voice on Instagram: instagram.com/nbcthevoice/…2022-11-22T01:37:53Z

19-year-old Kique opened the show with Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition”, inspired by his high school music teacher. Gwen told him to make sure he’s having fun on stage because he already has the potential to win. Camila told Kique he grows with each performance, and Gwen agrees that he made the song his own and did a great job.

Team Blake: Bryce Leatherwood


Bryce Leatherwood Performs George Strait's "Amarillo by Morning" | NBC's The Voice Top 13 2022Bryce Leatherwood performs George Strait's "Amarillo by Morning" during the Live Top 13 Performances on The Voice. » Get The Voice Official App: bit.ly/TheVoiceOfficialApp » Subscribe for More: bit.ly/TheVoiceSub » NBC’s The Voice Stream on Peacock » Stream Now: pck.tv/3wgH6sH THE VOICE ON SOCIAL: Like The Voice: Facebook.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The Voice: Twitter.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The Voice…2022-11-22T01:46:05Z

Bryce Leatherwood was almost eliminated last week, winning the Instant Save. This week, he sang “Amarillo By Morning” by George Strait, which has been in his setlist since the 22-year-old began performing professionally. John said that Bryce sounded “so perfect and so natural” in his comfort zone. Blake said he felt like a stage mom watching Bryce sing.

Team Camila: Devix


Devix Performs Arctic Monkeys' "R U Mine?" | NBC's The Voice Top 13 2022Devix performs Arctic Monkeys' "R U Mine?" during the Live Top 13 Performances on The Voice. » Get The Voice Official App: bit.ly/TheVoiceOfficialApp » Subscribe for More: bit.ly/TheVoiceSub » NBC’s The Voice Stream on Peacock » Stream Now: pck.tv/3wgH6sH THE VOICE ON SOCIAL: Like The Voice: Facebook.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The Voice: Twitter.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The Voice on…2022-11-22T01:54:58Z

Devix sang “R U Mine?” by Arctic Monkeys for his Top 13 performance, a song that allows him to feel like a rock star. Camila gives Devix the tip to film himself practicing the song to improve his stage presence. Carson thanked Devix for bringing rock and roll back to “The Voice”. John said that Devix chose the right song to highlight his voice, and Camila agreed that he “went superstar on this one”.

Team Blake: Rowan Grace


Rowan Grace Performs ABBA's "The Winner Takes It All" | NBC's The Voice Top 13 2022Rowan Grace performs ABBA's "The Winner Takes It All" during the Live Top 13 Performances on The Voice. » Get The Voice Official App: bit.ly/TheVoiceOfficialApp » Subscribe for More: bit.ly/TheVoiceSub » NBC’s The Voice Stream on Peacock » Stream Now: pck.tv/3wgH6sH THE VOICE ON SOCIAL: Like The Voice: Facebook.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The Voice: Twitter.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The…2022-11-22T02:25:01Z

Blake saved Rowan Grace last week, and this week she performed ABBA’s “The Winner Takes It All”, which she used to sing in the living room growing up. John loved Rowan’s performance, and Blake agreed that her unique sound and depth of knowledge of classic songs really impress him week after week.

Team Legend: Omar Jose Cardona


Omar Jose Cardona Sings Martin Garrix and Bebe Rexha's "In the Name of Love" | The Voice Top 13 2022Omar Jose Cardona performs Martin Garrix and Bebe Rexha's "In the Name of Love" during the Live Top 13 Performances on The Voice. » Get The Voice Official App: bit.ly/TheVoiceOfficialApp » Subscribe for More: bit.ly/TheVoiceSub » NBC’s The Voice Stream on Peacock » Stream Now: pck.tv/3wgH6sH THE VOICE ON SOCIAL: Like The Voice: Facebook.com/NBCTheVoice Follow…2022-11-22T02:32:01Z

Team Legend’s first performance of the night was Omar Jose Cardona’s take on “In the Name of Love” by Martin Garrix & Bebe Rexha, which he says helped steer him away from a bad path he was on in life. Omar brought all four coaches to their feet with his performance. Camila praised him for showing emotion in his singing, and John agreed that they saw him as a person.

Team Gwen: Alyssa Witrado


Alyssa Witrado Performs Selena's "Dreaming Of You" | NBC's The Voice Top 13 2022Alyssa Witrado performs Selena's "Dreaming Of You" during the Live Top 13 Performances on The Voice. » Get The Voice Official App: bit.ly/TheVoiceOfficialApp » Subscribe for More: bit.ly/TheVoiceSub » NBC’s The Voice Stream on Peacock » Stream Now: pck.tv/3wgH6sH THE VOICE ON SOCIAL: Like The Voice: Facebook.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The Voice: Twitter.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The Voice on…2022-11-22T02:40:06Z

Gwen used her save on Alyssa Witrado last week, and this year the contestant performed Selena’s “Dreaming of You”, which reminds her of her late grandfather. Gwen told Alyssa to focus on facial expressions when on stage. Camila said she thinks Alyssa has a little more to learn vocally, but that she has plenty of time and potential to improve, and Gwen agreed, saying she’s proud of the singer.

Team Blake: Bodie


Bodie Performs The Proclaimers' "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" | NBC's The Voice Top 13 2022Bodie performs The Proclaimers' "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" during the Live Top 13 Performances on The Voice. » Get The Voice Official App: bit.ly/TheVoiceOfficialApp » Subscribe for More: bit.ly/TheVoiceSub » NBC’s The Voice Stream on Peacock » Stream Now: pck.tv/3wgH6sH THE VOICE ON SOCIAL: Like The Voice: Facebook.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The Voice: Twitter.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The…2022-11-22T02:50:37Z

Team Blake’s Bodie took to the stage with “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by The Proclaimers, which was his wedding song and reminds him of his wife and children. The coaches were all on their feet after, with Gwen saying she was crying, and Blake said he thinks this is finally Bodie’s time to make it big.

Team Legend: Kim Cruse


Kim Cruse Performs Willie Nelson's "Always on My Mind" | NBC's The Voice Top 13 2022Kim Cruse performs Willie Nelson's "Always on My Mind" during the Live Top 13 Performances on The Voice. » Get The Voice Official App: bit.ly/TheVoiceOfficialApp » Subscribe for More: bit.ly/TheVoiceSub » NBC’s The Voice Stream on Peacock » Stream Now: pck.tv/3wgH6sH THE VOICE ON SOCIAL: Like The Voice: Facebook.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The Voice: Twitter.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The…2022-11-22T02:59:06Z

John Legend used his Save on Kim Cruse last week. This week, Kim performed “Always On My Mind” by Willie Nelson, which reminds her of her lat grandmother. Kim says that people may be surprised to hear her sing a country song, but that she listened to a lot of country music growing up in Texas. Blake told Cruse he heard some Elvis Presley and Willie Nelson in her performance, but at the end of the day, it was all Kim. John agrees that Kim made it her own while beautifully honoring the original song.

Team Blake: Brayden Lape


Brayden Lape Performs Kenny Chesney's "Come Over" | NBC's The Voice Top 13 2022Brayden Lape performs Kenny Chesney's "Come Over" during the Live Top 13 Performances on The Voice. » Get The Voice Official App: bit.ly/TheVoiceOfficialApp » Subscribe for More: bit.ly/TheVoiceSub » NBC’s The Voice Stream on Peacock » Stream Now: pck.tv/3wgH6sH THE VOICE ON SOCIAL: Like The Voice: Facebook.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The Voice: Twitter.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The Voice on…2022-11-22T03:07:50Z

16-year-old Brayden Lape sang the song that made him love music, Kenny Chesney’s “Come Over”, in the style of Sam Hunt. Gwen complimented Brayden’s ability to be purely himself on stage, and Blake said he has a “solid country voice that is unique” and that he has a long career in country music ahead of him.

Team Camila: Eric Who


Eric Who Performs Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling in Love" | NBC's The Voice Top 13 2022Eric Who performs Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling in Love" during the Live Top 13 Performances on The Voice. » Get The Voice Official App: bit.ly/TheVoiceOfficialApp » Subscribe for More: bit.ly/TheVoiceSub » NBC’s The Voice Stream on Peacock » Stream Now: pck.tv/3wgH6sH THE VOICE ON SOCIAL: Like The Voice: Facebook.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The Voice: Twitter.com/NBCTheVoice Follow…2022-11-22T03:20:59Z

Team Camila’s pop singer showed another side this week when singing Elvis Presley’s “Can’t Help Falling in Love”, which he says showed him the beauty of songwriting. Eric cut his hair and dyed it back to natural black from its former bright pink. John called the performance “cool and vulnerable” of Eric, and Camila called Eric the most dynamic performer of the season.

Team Camila: Morgan Myles


Morgan Myles Performs Beyoncé's "If I Were a Boy" | NBC's The Voice Top 13 2022Morgan Myles performs Beyoncé's "If I Were a Boy" during the Live Top 13 Performances on The Voice. » Get The Voice Official App: bit.ly/TheVoiceOfficialApp » Subscribe for More: bit.ly/TheVoiceSub » NBC’s The Voice Stream on Peacock » Stream Now: pck.tv/3wgH6sH THE VOICE ON SOCIAL: Like The Voice: Facebook.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The Voice: Twitter.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The…2022-11-22T03:40:46Z

Team Camila’s Morgan Myles decided to sing “If I Were a Boy” by Beyoncé, which she says is reflective of her struggle as a woman in the male-dominated country music world. Gwen said Morgan’s vocals were “absolutely ridiculous” and it all came together with her performance. Camila says she felt the same excitement this week as she did during Morgan’s Blind Audition.

Team Legend: Parijita Bastola


Parijita Bastola Performs Adele's "All I Ask" | NBC's The Voice Top 13 2022Parijita Bastola performs Adele's "All I Ask" during the Live Top 13 Performances on The Voice. » Get The Voice Official App: bit.ly/TheVoiceOfficialApp » Subscribe for More: bit.ly/TheVoiceSub » NBC’s The Voice Stream on Peacock » Stream Now: pck.tv/3wgH6sH THE VOICE ON SOCIAL: Like The Voice: Facebook.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The Voice: Twitter.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The Voice on…2022-11-22T03:56:09Z

Team Legend’s final song of the night was Parijita Bastola’s take on Adele’s “All I Ask”, which she first sang, partially translated to Nepali, at a youth singing competition. Blake said Parijita was easily one of his favorites in the competition, including his own team members. John said she represented herself and her Nepalese heritage beautifully, and technically executed the song very well.

Team Gwen: Justin Aaron


Justin Aaron Performs Tasha Cobbs Leonard's "Break Every Chain" | NBC's The Voice Top 13 2022Justin Aaron performs Tasha Cobbs Leonard's "Break Every Chain" during the Live Top 13 Performances on The Voice. » Get The Voice Official App: bit.ly/TheVoiceOfficialApp » Subscribe for More: bit.ly/TheVoiceSub » NBC’s The Voice Stream on Peacock » Stream Now: pck.tv/3wgH6sH THE VOICE ON SOCIAL: Like The Voice: Facebook.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The Voice: Twitter.com/NBCTheVoice Follow The…2022-11-22T04:05:50Z

Justin Aaron wrapped up the performances with his take on “Break Every Chain” by Tasha Cobbs Leonard, which he says helped him break out of a period of depression in his life. Gwen told Justin not to be afraid of showing all of his emotions on the stage. John says he ran into a friend recently who is still mad at him for not turning his chair for Justin in the Blind Auditions. Gwen said she was in awe of Justin, and is honored to get to work with him this season.

“The Voice” Live Results air tomorrow, November 22, at 8 pm Eastern, where three contestants will be eliminated. Voting is open overnight, and information on how to vote can be found HERE.


Who is Left Going Into Tonight?

Going into tonight, Team Blake is in the lead with all four of its original live-show contestants remaining. Team Legend, Team Gwen, and Team Camila all lost one team member last week, and enter the top 13 with three singers remaining.

Three more will be eliminated in tomorrow night’s results show, so these numbers won’t remain for long. Stay tuned to see who goes home.

Team Legend:

  • Kim Cruse
  • Parijita Bastola
  • Omar Jose Cardona
  • Sasha Hurtado

Team Gwen:

  • Justin Aaron
  • Alyssa Witrado
  • Kique
  • Kevin Hawkins

Team Camila:

  • Devix
  • Morgan Myles
  • Eric Who
  • Kate Kalvach

Team Blake:

  • Brayden Lape
  • Bodie
  • Rowan Grace
  • Bryce Leatherwood
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