Worth The Wait Says Goodbye To ‘Uncle Blake’ After Final Performance On ‘The Voice’

Mom and daughter trio Worth The Wait performed a Martina McBride song on NBC’s The Voice with hopes to advance…


Lauren Jo Black

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December 1, 2020


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Mom and daughter trio Worth The Wait performed a Martina McBride song on NBC’s The Voice with hopes to advance to the Top 9.

The trio, who previously performed songs originally recorded by The Judds and Tanya Tucker, took the stage to sing McBride’s emotional ballad, “I’m Gonna Love You Through It.” They did their best and poured all of their emotions into the performance, however, their fate was left in the hands of America’s votes.


“You try to, after years of doing the show, you try to have some strategy going into things like this and I have a gut feeling that you guys are not only the lead vote getters but you’re my lead vote getters of the final four and now we have to just carry this thing through,” their coach, Blake Shelton, said. “That was a great performance. I’m really proud of you.”

Worth The Wait was up against Bailey Rae, Tanner Gomes and Payge Turner in the Wildcard Instant Save round. Ultimately, Bailey Rae came out on top.

Before leaving the show, Worth The Wait addressed “Uncle Blake,” telling him, “We are filled with gratitude for just this whole experience. We didn’t’ know how far we would go. It was a blessing to our family.”

Click above to re-live their final performance on The Voice.

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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 Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. 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.