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'The Voice' Final Battles: Cee-Lo Green Cries as Mentors Round Up the 24 Finalists

March 27, 2012 (4:14 am) GMT
The Gnarls Barkley member sheds tears since he has to send home two singers in a battle between James Massone and WADE as well as a sing-off between Tony Vincent and Justin Hopkins.

Gearing up for the first live show in season 2, "" completed the 24 finalists in the last battle rounds on Monday, March 26. The task proved to be hard for Green as he shed tears when he had to pick between James Massone and WADE, who were brought together to perform 's "True Colors".

The singer told WADE, "I expected you to go all the way to the end of this with me." However, he couldn't deny James' dominance during the latest performance. After the other judges expressed their favors for James, the "F**k You" hitmaker decided to send the Massachusetts guy to the next round.

Cee-Lo later put Tony Vincent against Justin Hopkins to perform 's "Faithfully". The two singers brought their mentor to tears during rehearsal. The other judges were divided after watching their performance, with rooting for Justin and leaning on Tony. Cee-Lo finally made the "toughest" decision and picked Tony to go through the live show.

Adam himself had to pick between Mathai and Nicolle Galyon after they performed a duet of "Love Song" by . The frontman said he wasn't "happy" with the performance overall, but landed his pick on Mathai who also got the other mentor's support.

Adam's final battle saw Karla Davis and Orlando Napier fighting off each other in delivering "Easy" by . Christina thought the performance was "lackluster," but said Karla won the battle. and Cee-Lo, however, preferred Orlando to Karla. Calling the decision "difficult," Adam chose to keep Karla on the show.

In team Christina, duo THE LiNE were paired against Moses Stone to perform ' "Satisfaction". Despite Adam and Blake Shelton's favors for THE LiNE's vocals, the "Fighter" songstress chose to bring Moses to the next round.

Blake, meanwhile, paired Naia Kete and Jordan Rager to perform 's "I'm Yours". Christina, Cee-Lo and Adam chose Naia. Blake praised Jordan for having stepped up, but in the end he chose Naia because she has more "experience."

Next Monday, April 2, "The Voice" will return with a live show at 8/7c on NBC.

24 Finalists of "The Voice" season 2:

Team Adam Levine

Team Blake Shelton
Team Christina Aguilera
Team Cee-Lo Green

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