The Semifinals was a bloodbath on The Voice season 9, with five contestants being sent home, leaving us with only four to duke it out for the title in the finale.

I was on a conference call with the five eliminated artists — Shelby Brown, Zach Seabaugh, Braiden Sunshine, Madi Davis and Amy Vachal. They talked about whether strategy plays a part in choosing songs, and Madi and Zach discussed what it was like to perform for the Twitter Save — why did Zach find it tough to perform? Also, who said, “Blake had the country mafia on his side”? Read on to find out.

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Jeff Dodge

Staff Writer, BuddyTV

Jeff Dodge, a graduate of Western Washington University, has been a TV news editor for many years and has had the chance to interview multiple reality show stars, including Randy Jackson, Nick Cannon, Heidi Klum, Mel B and John Cena.