updated 12/17/2012 AT 10:00 PM ET
•originally published 12/17/2012 AT 10:25 PM ET
First, however, came a touching tribute to the victims of the Sandy Hook tragedy. While singing Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah,” coaches and singers held up the names of those whose lives were lost on Friday morning.
Team Cee Lo’s Nicholas David then kicked off the competition with Jerry Lee Lewis’s “Great Balls of Fire.” Not able to resist a pun, his coach chimed in on his performance: “Your fire tonight burned this house down,” Green said. David later revisited his performance of Bill Withers’s “Lean On Me” and joined Green for a duet of Wild Cherry’s “Play That Funky Music.”