Macy Kate and Austin French Top Second Round of Rising Star Duels — Watch Here!

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Macy Kate Rising Star

By Shari Weiss


Macy Kate Rising Star


Macy Kate and Austin French topped the second week of duels on “Rising Star,” earning the highest votes of the night on Sunday’s show.

Kate, who wowed during her surprise audition last month, received 80 percent yes votes for her take on “Demons” by Imagine Dragons.

Her score was particularly impressive considering she didn’t have all three of the judges’ support — only Kesha and Ludacris voted in her favor, giving her a 14 percent boost to her audience votes.

French and his take performance of Gavin DeGraw’s “I Don’t Want to be,” however, got approval from Brad Paisley as well, so that 21 percent addition put him at 81 percent, just over Kate’s score.

Without the entire panel’s power, he would’ve fallen behind Kate for the night.

Luckily, the two weren’t going head-to-head so both were able to move on to the next round.

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