'The Voice' Cross Battles Recap: Find Out Who Survives the First Night

The winners of the first night of Cross Battles round are announced after coach John Legend wows the audience with a moving rendition of his latest single 'Preach.'

AceShowbiz - "The Voice" season 16 announced the result of the first night of Cross Battles in the Tuesday, April 16 episode. After singers from different teams were pitted against each other in the previous episode, viewers voted for the winners of the battles. Meanwhile, coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, John Legend and Kelly Clarkson had a steal and a save each to save the contestants.

Following a performance of "Preach" by John, it was time to announce the result for Team Blake's Kim Cherry and Team Kelly's Betsy Ade. Kim was revealed to be the winner, but Adam and John were both trying to save her by using their steal. In the end, Betsy chose Team Adam.

Despite losing Betsy to the Maroon 5 frontman, Kelly still got to coach Matthew Johnson as he was announced as the winner for his battle against Team Adam's Domenic Haynes. However, Domenic wasn't eliminated as Adam wasted not time to use his save to keep him in the competition. Maelyn Jarmon from Team John and Rod Stokes from Team Adam were up next to learn their fate. Maelyn won the America's hearts as he won the battle, but Rod was still able to stick around as Kelly used her steal for him.

America also saved Team Blake's Oliv Blu, who was pitted against Team Adam's Celia Babini during the first night. John later used his steal to add her to his team. Later on, it was revealed that Team John's Kayslin Victoria became the first singer who was eliminated that night as no one used a steal or save to save her. She lost her battle against Presley Tennant from Team Kelly.

Team John's Lisa Ramey and Team Kelly's Karen Galera were up next to find out their fate. Lisa was saved by America, while Karen had to go home because none of the judges chose to steal or save her. Mari from Team Adam was then announced as the winner of her battle against Team Blake's Selkii, who was given a second chance by his mentor.

Dexter Roberts from Team Blake and Andrew Jannakos from Team Adam were the last ones to learn the result of their battle. America chose to save Dexter, and unfortunately, it's the end of the road for Andrew.

The second night of the Cross Battles will be aired in the Monday, April 22 episode while the results are revealed in the April 23 episode.

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