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Can You Guess The Winner Of This Dreamy 'Voice' Battle To An Ed Sheeran Classic?

"You can't go wrong either way."

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Last week on The Voice, we were dancing along with Kelly Clarkson as two contestants battled to Taylor Swift's "...Ready For It?" This week, a pair of contestants on Team Alicia took the stage to perform a hit by Swift's bestie Ed Sheeran — and we can't choose a favorite.

Coach Alicia Keys chose to pair 18-year-old Britton Buchanan and 16-year-old Jaclyn Lovey on Sheeran's 2014 ballad "Thinking Out Loud." The resulting duet is so sweet that you'll probably forget the singers are battling for a spot in the next round.


"Jaclyn, that was like the sweetest thing. It was so genuine," coach Adam Levine told the young singer after the performance. Blake Shelton, meanwhile, called their talent "timeless," and told Keys, "You can't go wrong either way."

Keys praised her contestants for delivering such a strong performance at such young ages, saying Buchanan has a "lived-in voice" and sounded better than any rehearsal. She told Lovey, "You make people feel that there's a sweetness in the world that sometimes I think we forget actually exists."

It was undoubtedly a difficult decision. As one YouTube commenter wrote, "They both are winners tbh."

Find out who Alicia Keys chose in the video below:


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