Fort Wayne’s Addison Agen’s solo on ‘The Voice’ hits No. 2 on the iTunes chart, but duet doesn’t make the Top 10
Fort Wayne’s Addison Agen’s solo performance on Monday night’s “The Voice” show scored big on the iTunes Top 200 Songs chart, but her duet with Keisha Renee didn’t grab as many people.
Addison ranked No. 2 on the iTunes Top 200 Songs chart as of noon Tuesday for her slowed-down, emotional performance of folk singer Joni Mitchell’s hit “Both Sides Now.” That put Addison, 16, right behind “The Voice” contestant Chloe Kohanski’s rendition of rock song “I Want to Know What Love Is.”
The duet by Addison and Keisha Renee, who combined on a easy-going version of Sheryl Crow’s “Strong Enough,” ranked No. 18 on the iTunes chart as of noon Tuesday.
Four other “The Voice” performances from Monday night’s live show also made the iTunes Top 200. We’ll find out how that impacts overnight voting during the results show at 8 p.m. today on NBC, which is broadcast locally on Channel 21.2.
Kohanski and contestant Noah Mac ranked No. 3 on the iTunes Top 200 Songs chart with their duet on the pop song “Wicked Game.” Mac also ranked at No. 7 with his performance of alternative music “River.”
Red Marlow ranked No. 5 with country song, “Go Rest High on that Mountain,” and Brooke Simpson was at No 6. with the pop song “Faithfully.”
The iTunes rankings can make a big difference in “The Voice” viewer voting totals because contestants who rank in the Top 10 on the iTunes Top 200 Songs chart have their iTunes votes multiplied by five for an iTunes bonus. A vote for a duet gives a vote to each artist, so Kohanski and Mac each will get iTunes bonuses for both their solo performances and their duet together.
Addison, Marlow and Simpson will get the iTunes bonus only for their solo numbers.
Tonight’s show will be a tough one for fans of the Top 8 contestants — four will be sent home. The top three contestants in overnight voting will be safe, the bottom two will go home immediately and the remaining three will sing one more time in hopes of earning the viewers’ Instant Save that will keep one of them in the competition.
Next week’s shows will be the season’s last.
The four remaining contestants each will perform during the live show at 8 p.m. Monday.
The results will be announced during a season finale at 9 p.m. Dec. 19, where the winner will be announced. A season recap show will precede it at 8 p.m.