"Not that great": The Voice fans disappointed over NOIVAS' performance in the season finale

NOIVAS performed in The Voice finale
NOIVAS performed in The Voice finale (Image via noivaswright/Instagram)

The Voice season 23 aired a new episode on Monday, May 22, 2023, at 8 pm ET on NBC. It documented the finalists participating in a brand new challenge just ahead of the grand finale and giving their best possible performances. They gave it their all to impress their mentors, a live audience, and viewers back home with their music and style.

On this week's episode of The Voice, NOIVAS from Blake Shelton's team took to the stage to perform Fly Away by Lenny Kravitz. While the coaches and the live audience applauded his performance, fans were left unimpressed by his rendition as well as his song choice. One tweeted:

The hit NBC series has been popular among viewers and is considered to be one of the most popular reality competitions to exist. Many former contestants who have made their appearances have gone on to become established artists with a global fan base and recognition worldwide.

Season 23 of the competition saw the contestants perform in front of the legendary line-up of coaches - Kelly Clarkson, first-time coaches Niall Horan and Chance The Rapper, and OG coach Blake Shelton.


NOIVAS performs to earn votes from viewers on The Voice

Tonight's episode of The Voice saw the Top 5 finalists - Grace West (Team Blake), D. Smooth (Team Kelly), Gina Miles (Team Niall), Sorelle (Team Chance) and NOIVAS (Team Blake) - take to the stage and deliver their best performances for their loyal fans. Viewers witnessed the talented artists showcase impressive talent, and while some fans loved it, others had some reservations.

The official synopsis of the episode, titled Live Finale, Part 1, reads:

"The top five artists perform a ballad and an up-tempo song in front of coaches Chance the Rapper, Kelly Clarkson, Niall Horan and Blake Shelton to compete for the title of The Voice."

Each finalist on The Voice had to deliver two performances each as part of the challenge in the finale. While the contestants felt nerves, they gave it their all to ensure they impress their mentors and viewers back home. NOIVAS from Blake Shelton's team was one among them.

NOIVAS is known for his fun and charming personality on stage and is loved by judges and fans alike. For his second performance in the finale series, the contestants performed Fly Away by Lenny Kravitz. As usual, he mesmerized everyone with his stage presence and vocal tones, receiving thunderous applause and cheers after his performance.

The Voice coach Kelly Clarkson expressed that the song fit well and suited NOIVAS, as it was in tune with his personality. Team leader and OG coach Blake Shelton applauded the contestant and expressed how the singer gave country vibes with his performance.


Fans left unimpressed with NOIVAS' performance on The Voice

Fans took to social media to express their thoughts on NOIVAS' performance. They felt it was too pitchy and the song choice just wasn't right for the contestant.

Fans continued to point out that his song choice wasn't as great for the finale. Check it out.


Season 23 of The Voice has been an interesting watch so far. Over the past few weeks, viewers witnessed an incredible amount of talent in the form of contestants. With the installment coming to a close, fans will have to wait and see who takes home the coveted title.

Don't forget to tune in to the grand finale episode on Tuesday at 8 pm ET on NBC.

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Edited by Varsha Narayanan
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