SECTIONS
What would you like to know?
Share this Story
/

Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani's duet could have been so much better

Passionate about dance, Stephanie's love of reality television and celebrity entertainment began with "Dancing with the Stars" and "So You Think You Can Dance." She has since discovered the wonders of the "Real Housewives," the Kardashia...

Chemistry wasn't enough to save Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani's duet on The Voice

Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are an adorable couple, sometimes nauseatingly so. Their chemistry made Season 9 of The Voice incredibly entertaining and, even now, the two are super fun to watch whenever they're together. That is, until they start singing. As amazing as these lovebirds are when they perform on their own, they just couldn't capture the magic of their relationship onstage tonight.

I certainly had high hopes for Shelton and Stefani, especially when I learned that they were about to perform the highly anticipated song "Go Ahead and Break My Heart." I figured Shelton would be his usual country-crooning self — and I was interested to see how Stefani would tackle the number. But when the live duet began, I realized that having these two sing country together on The Voice may have been a bad idea.

More: America got it wrong with outrageous elimination on The Voice

Honestly, I would've enjoyed the duet a lot more if I'd just put my television on mute. Watching the two together was enjoyable because they are so clearly head over heels. But even true love can't make two very different voices mesh. Throughout the course of the performance, I couldn't shake the feeling that something was not quite right. For some reason, they just sounded awkward together.

Chemistry wasn't enough to save Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani's duet on The Voice
Image: NBC

More: Alisan Porter dominates The Voice with one of the most emotional songs yet

Any time Shelton and Stefani are seen together on television, fans of the superstars are bound to be happy. Viewers are so eager to see these celebrities together, they don't realize when they aren't living up to their full potential. Either that, or I just don't know when I'm hearing a rocking duet. Either way, plenty of viewers clearly disagreed with my assessment of Shelton and Stefani's duet.

Although many viewers spoke highly of Shelton and Stefani's performance, others clearly agreed with me. In fact, some were far more critical of the power couple than I could ever be.

I really do enjoy seeing Shelton and Stefani as a couple and I believe they have a bright future. I just couldn't get into their duet on The Voice. Fortunately, I'm sure the show will eventually give them the opportunity to redeem themselves.

More: Sawyer Fredericks' return to The Voice was Season 10's most divisive moment

What did you think of Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton's duet on The Voice? Were you blown away or underwhelmed? Comment and share your opinion below.

Before you go, check out our slideshow below:

Chemistry wasn't enough to save Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani's duet on The Voice
Image: NBC
Comments
Hot
New in Entertainment
Close

And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .

SheKnows is making some changes!