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This 'Voice' Contestant's Electrifying Performance Earned A Standing Ovation From The Coaches

It's impossible not to dance to this Stevie Wonder cover.

Monday night marked the start of the Knockout rounds on NBC's The Voice, and Alicia Keys matched up two of her most talented singers — Chris Blue and Quizz Swanigan. Quizz, the youngest Voice contestant ever at age 13, gave a great performance of "Chains" by Nick Jonas, but it was Chris who really brought the house down with his awe-inspiring rendition of Stevie Wonder's "Superstition."

Chris, who was motivated to audition for the show after his fiancée flatlined during surgery for bone marrow cancer, gave an energetic performance in which he highlighted his incredible voice with a charismatic stage presence and some mesmerizing dance moves. He had the coaches dancing in their seats, and when the performance was over, all four of them got to their feet for a standing ovation.

Coach Blake Shelton shared his prediction that Chris could win the whole season, and plenty of viewers seem to agree. "He will definitely be a finalist!" declared one YouTube commenter. He'll at least have a shot at it, as Alicia chose him to move on to the live rounds. But don't worry about Quizz — Gwen Stefani stole him for her own team.


Dance along to Chris Blue's performance in the video below:

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