‘The Voice’s’ Blake Shelton Talks Finding Terry McDermott a ‘Breakout Moment’ (VIDEO)
But having this kind of success still so early on in the competition might just make the pressure on Shelton as a coach even stronger than simply being the reigning champion.
“It could be easy if you didn’t care. I don’t see how anybody could not be emotionally invested and wrapped up and attached to their artist at this point. And I really am,” he continued. “I do feel that kind of pressure– especially with Cassadee now! It’s like ‘Oh my gosh, how do we do that again!?'”
Shelton doesn’t have a specific, clear plan for how to pull out such powerful, emotional, and memorable numbers every Monday during the live performance shows, but he knows it is his job to make sure that one, America doesn’t forget about that moment, even when Cassadee Pope is delivering something new to show off a whole other side to her. But two, Shelton also knows he has to turn his attention on Terry McDermott, too.
“Terry’s been one of those people that since Day 1, he just gets out there and delivers a solid performance every time,” Shelton said. “He’s just that workhorse, you know? And now we’ve got to figure out a way for him to have that breakout moment like Cassadee had!”
“Could be,” Shelton said. “It’s hard to say what it will be, but if we feel like it could get Terry there, and it’s the right thing to do, then I’m not too proud. As cheesy as it may be, we’ll do whatever he wants to do because if it’s right, it’s right.”
Watch our full chat with Shelton above.
The Voice airs on Monday and Tuesday nights at 8 PM on NBC.
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