Darby Walker, Karlee Metzger “The Voice” Battle Video: Watch “Brand New Key” Performance!
Darby Walker and Karlee Metzger faced off on Monday’s “The Voice,” and one artist was stolen. Check out the video below!
As Gossip Cop reported, Walker’s Blind Audition performance of “Stand By Me” won over Miley Cyrus, Alicia Keys, and Blake Shelton. But it was the two female coaches with whom the aspiring star bonded. Walker sang impromptu duets with both Cyrus and Keys, before choosing to team up with the pop star.
Now for the Battle round, Cyrus chose to pair Walker with Metzger for a duet performance of “Brand New Key” by Melanie. The two wondered why they were matched up, leading their coach to explain that she thought the quirky song would fit them both well. And during rehearsal, special mentor Joan Jett advised Walker and Metzger to bring in their lower registers.
They mastered the key (get it?) in time for the big performance, and had Cyrus swaying along on her feet. Adam Levine even said afterward, “That was like the Miley-est thing ever, in the best way. This performance crystallizes your presence on the show. This is a Miley-ass moment.”
Of course, it’s ultimately about the contestants, and both he and Shelton thought Metzger had the “edge” vocally. But Keys and the others were all taken by Walker’s “infectious” personality. In the end, Cyrus decided to keep an ecstatic Walker on her team.
But as Cyrus and Metzger shared an emotional goodbye, Shelton went for the steal, saying, “I’ll take her!” Gossip Cop will have video shortly. Watch below!