Carter Rubin and Gwen Stefani Perform ‘You Make It Feel Like Christmas’ On ‘The Voice’ Finale

Carter Rubin and his coach Gwen Stefani performed a holiday track originally performed as a duet by Blake Shelton and…


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December 15, 2020


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Carter Rubin and his coach Gwen Stefani performed a holiday track originally performed as a duet by Blake Shelton and Stefani entitled “You Make It Feel Like Christmas” on Tuesday (Dec. 15) during The Voice Season 19 finale.

Rubin and Stefani performed the popular holiday tune while Shelton, Kelly Clarkson and John Legend watched on with millions of viewers across the globe from the comfort of their homes.

“You Make It Feel Like Christmas” is included on Stefani’s 2017 holiday album, You Make It Feel Like Christmas. The song was written by Stefani alongside Justin Tranter, Shelton and the late busbee, while production was handled by busbee and Eric Valentine.

The Voice finale also featured performances from Dan + Shay (“Take Me Home For Christmas”), Jason Derulo (“Take You Dancing” & “Savage Love”), Lauren Daigle (“You Say”) and Lewis Capaldi (“Before You Go”).

Additionally, the two-hour show included star-studded collaborations from Keith Urban feat. P!nk (“One Too Many”), Nelly feat. Florida Georgia Line (“Lil Bit”), JP Saxe with Julia Michaels (“If The World Was Ending”), 24KGoldn and Iann Dior (“Mood”). 

Hosted by Carson Daly, the Season 19 finale of The Voice aired on Tuesday, December 15 (9-11 p.m. ET/PT) on NBC.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.