The Voice: Jershika Maple wins Instant Save and becomes only singer for John Legend in season finale


Jershika Maple won the Instant Save on Tuesday to earn the fifth and final spot in the season 21 finale of The Voice.

The 24-year-old singer from Killeen, Texas, beat out the father-son duo of Jim and Sasha Allen, Joshua Vacanti and Lana Scott as the bottom four acts performed hand-picked songs during the Instant Save.

Jershika was cheered on by her coach John Legend, 42, after she became his lone contestant in the finals.

Instant winner: Jershika Maple won the Instant Save on Tuesday to earn the fifth and final spot in the season 21 finale of The Voice

Instant winner: Jershika Maple won the Instant Save on Tuesday to earn the fifth and final spot in the season 21 finale of The Voice

The departure of Jim, 57, and Sasha, 19, from the competition left pop star Ariana Grande, 28, without a contestant in the finale.

Kelly Clarkson, 39, was headed into the finale with 14-year-old singer Hailey Mia and the family trio Girl Named Tom.

It was the first time that a female coach had two artists reach the finale and Girl Named Tom became the first trio to reach the finals.

Country star Blake Shelton, 45, also had two contestants in the finals as Tennessee powerhouse Wendy Moten, 56, and Paris Winningham, 32, of Florida, also were voted through by viewers.

Lone finalist: The 24-year-old singer from Killeen, Texas, was cheered on by her coach John Legend, 42, as she became his lone contestant in the finals

Lone finalist: The 24-year-old singer from Killeen, Texas, was cheered on by her coach John Legend, 42, as she became his lone contestant in the finals

No representation: Ariana Grande did not have any contestants in the upcoming season finale

No representation: Ariana Grande did not have any contestants in the upcoming season finale

Jershika belted out Break Every Chain for her Instant Save performance to beat out Jim and Sasha, Lana, 28, and Joshua, 28.

Jim and Sasha performed the Daryl Hall and John Oates song Rich Girl during the Instant Save, while Joshua took on the Celine Dion song My Heart Will Go On and Lana performed the Lainey Wilson song Things A Man Oughta Know.

Wendy made the finals despite recently taking a bad spill following a group performance with her coach Blake and singing with both of her arms in a cast.

Killed it: Jershika belted out Break Every Chain for her Instant Save performance

Killed it: Jershika belted out Break Every Chain for her Instant Save performance

Bottom four: Lana Scott, Joshua Vacanti, Jim and Sasha Allen and Jershika learned they were in the bottom four as show host Carson Daly announced they would be in the Instant Save

Bottom four: Lana Scott, Joshua Vacanti, Jim and Sasha Allen and Jershika learned they were in the bottom four as show host Carson Daly announced they would be in the Instant Save

Dynamic duo: Jim and Sasha Allen performed the Daryl Hall and John Oates song Rich Girl during their Instant Save performance

Dynamic duo: Jim and Sasha Allen performed the Daryl Hall and John Oates song Rich Girl during their Instant Save performance

Blake has been a judge on The Voice since its premiere in April 2011 and has won the show a record eight times.

The country star during the results episode also performed his new song Come Back As A Country Boy.

John, wearing a festive green suit, also sang his new holiday song You Deserve It All.

Holiday song: John, wearing a festive green suit, sang his new holiday song You Deserve It All

Holiday song: John, wearing a festive green suit, sang his new holiday song You Deserve It All

Two acts: Kelly Clarkson, 39, was headed into the finale with 14-year-old singer Hailey Mia and the family trio Girl Named Tom

Two acts: Kelly Clarkson, 39, was headed into the finale with 14-year-old singer Hailey Mia and the family trio Girl Named Tom

Winningest coach: Country star Blake Shelton, 45, also had two contestants in the finals as Tennessee powerhouse Wendy Moten, 56, and Paris Winningham, 32, of Florida, also were voted through by viewers

Winningest coach: Country star Blake Shelton, 45, also had two contestants in the finals as Tennessee powerhouse Wendy Moten, 56, and Paris Winningham, 32, of Florida, also were voted through by viewers

The show also featured a performance by Kentucky native Carly Pearce, 31, who sang 29 from her recent third studio album.

The Voice will return on Monday with the Top 5 each performing two songs.

Each finalist also will perform a duet with their coach on Tuesday during the season finale.

Kentucky native: The show also featured a performance by Kentucky native Carly Pearce, 31, who sang 29 from her recent third studio album

Kentucky native: The show also featured a performance by Kentucky native Carly Pearce, 31, who sang 29 from her recent third studio album

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