Posted: 7:00 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, 2013
By Afiya Augustine
On October 21, Team Cee Lo Green singers George Horga Jr. and Juhi sang “Best I Ever Had” by Gavin DeGraw. Cee Lo chose the song for the singers as he thought it was young and fresh. Coming into rehearsals, Jorge felt slightly intimidated by Juhi’s extensive range and unique tone. After receiving a few helpful tips from mentor Miguel, George came back to rehearsals with my confidence in his sound and performance.
Both Voice contestants took the stage with the high energy song and sang as best as they could. Coach Adam Levine immediately pointed on George’s bad note, but commended him for continuing on with the song and not showing defeat. Adam was shocked by Juhi’s range, but noted that both singers had work to do.
Coach Blake Shelton also commended George for following through with the performance, and expressed his regret for not turning his chair for Juhi in the blinds. Christina Aguilera, on the other hand, complimented George on his vocal talent and said that he did a good job.When it was time for Cee Lo to choose a contestant, he went with George as he knew that for Juhi, singing is not an immediate goal. However, Adam couldn’t believe Cee Lo let go of Juhi and
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