Now to find out in the last 5 minutes of the show just how much Sawyer ran away with a title he doesn't deserve.
Before that, here are some thoughts on how they occupied time to get there...
The Top 20 gave a fun. tribute...literally; they sang songs by the Nate Ruess led band.
Joshua and his bring back performance people were Deanna Johnson (YAY), Brian Johnson, Corey Kent White and that Kimberly Nichole noun. They ended up singing "She Talks to Angels" by The Black Crows.
Meghan Trainor sounded great live with "Dear Future Husband". Probably a first for her, but I'm happy.
Koryn & Kelly Clarkson sounded great together.
Meghan brought back Sarah Potenza...seriously; only one person? Screw off. They sang "Piece of My Heart" by Janis Joplin.
Maroon 5 debuted their terrible song, "This Summer's Gonna Hurt Like a Motherfucker". Seriously, the alleged lyrics make it seem like a 12 year old with vague knowledge of Instagram behavior "wrote" this with a crayon.
Sheryl Crow performed with Joshua and they seemed to fit as a musical pair. Safe choices nowadays with not much but earnest demeanors and a smile to their names.
*filler in the form of Luke Bryan*
Koryn brought back Caitlin Caporale AND India Carney [Lexi Davila, Mia Z and Tonya Boyd-Cannon too] for a performance of "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson/Bruno Mars.
*filler in the form of Ed Sheeran*
Kelly Clarkson performed again with Meghan on Kelly's song "Invincible".
Sawyer brought back Brooke Adee, Mia Z and Lowell Oakley..."great" choices...
NOW WE LEARN THE RESULTS -_-
4th place: Koryn of Team Pharrell. ONCE AGAIN, my favorite loses.
3rd place: Joshua Davis of Team Adam. More than I expected.
Runner-up: Meghan Linsey of Team Blake.
The Voice, S8: Sawyer of Team Pharrell. ABOLISH iTunes voting NOW.
At least a coach not named Adam or Blake won, so there's something good after all. Whatever.
Well that wraps up S8. I'll probably be back for S9 because American Idol is announced as dead in 2016 and that The Voice is the last of the apparent dying breed of the singing competition show. You've had 8 seasons to make a Kelly Clarkson and you've fucked it up 8 times, y'all.
Maybe see you for S9.