And then there were eight! Last night was the third week of Lives on NBC's 'The Voice,' and this week two contestants were eliminated instead of one. I'm very happy to announce that our native Iowan Adam beat his streak in the bottom two and was saved early on in last night's show! I think it's because he went full country this week, even though I think he's amazing no matter what genre he sings.

Adam may have been safe, but two other artists were not. Ashland from Team Miley and Team Jennifer's Shi'ann were sent home this week, with Davon Fleming as the 'instant save.' I can't say I'm surprised by the choices, but I'm bummed we lost one of our only country gals in the competition.

As always, there were some absolutely amazing performances this week from artists on ALL teams. Here are my favorites from Monday night: