"It was a really big success for us."
Once again, The Voice is changing the game when it comes to reality singing competitions. When the NBC hit first premiered, fans were obsessed with the coaches' spinning chairs (We still want one, honestly!), the highly anticipated battle rounds became must-see TV and the coaches' saves were introduced last season to spectacular results. And now, The Voice's new "instant save," which allows viewers can tweet their support to their favorite contestants in the hopes of keeping them in the competition. On Tuesday night, Kat Robichaud (Team CeeLo Green) was the first contestant to stay in the competition thanks to the handy-dandy new "instant save."
"This is the way it's going to be now for the next few weeks," Daly confirms of the "instant save," adding that he "loves" the idea.
"I've been fighting for this for a long time," he reveals. "There's got to be something unique in television and this idea is we are making a full bold commitment to The Voice viewers."
But Blake Shelton didn't need the "instant save" help as all three of his contestants were safe, telling us we'll soon "start to begin sensing the frustration of the other coaches. No matter how they try to gang up against me, they fail to see the point season after season!"
And Shelton had even more cause for celebration as he and country superstar wife Miranda Lambert won big at the 47th annual Country Music Association Awards: Shelton took home Album of the Year, while Lambert scored the trophy for Female Vocalist of the Year.
So how did the pair celebrate their big wins?
"Man, we drank our faces off after the show. We had a good time," Shelton tells us."Normally when I drink my face off, it's like, 'Man, you really need to slow down,' but a night like that, we deserved to party that night!"
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—Reporting by William Marfuggi
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