The Voice fan-favorite Ben Allen tried his hand at a Kenny Chesney song during the first episode of the live rounds on Monday evening (Nov. 30), serving up an emotional rendition of the Chesney’s 2003 hit, “There Goes My Life.”
Allen, who previously wowed the judges with covers of songs originally recorded by artists such as Luke Combs and Brooks & Dunn, showcased his traditional country vocals throughout the beloved song and managed to make the multi-week No.1 his own. He even received a standing ovation from Blake Shelton, John Legend and Gwen Stefani.
Allen was initially a member of Team Blake, however, Stefani stole him for Team Gwen during the Knockouts.
“I’m so excited to have country on my team,” Stefani said at the time. “I’m on country radio right now with Blake Shelton so this just feels right.”
.@BenAllenband is delivering country perfection to the live shows. 🤠 #TeamGwen #VoiceTop17 pic.twitter.com/8QPPCrksQQ
— The Voice (@NBCTheVoice) December 1, 2020
After his performance, Stefani praised Allen’s song selection and arrangement and went on to share her excitement over having him as a team member.
“Ben, I just feel really lucky to have you on my team,” she told him. “It was beautiful. It was really, really nice to hear your voice like that.”
Stefani also Tweeted about Allen’s performance, saying she was “blown away” by his time on the stage.
Fans can vote for Ben Allen to advance to the next round by visiting the official The Voice voting website, casting a vote via The Voice’s official app or voting from their Google Assistant. There is a limit of 10 votes per artist per method.