updated 04/15/2013 AT 10:00 PM ET
•originally published 04/15/2013 AT 11:00 PM ET
“It was certainly a woman’s world tonight,” host Carson Daly said after power vocalists Karina Iglesias and Judith Hill threw down on the James Brown classic, “It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World.”
Soaring, impassioned and fierce, the divas-in-training matched up perfectly, putting on a clinic of sorts in a performance that had judge Blake Shelton “freaking out.”
“You guys were connected from the moment you first came out,” said a grinning Usher.
In the end, Adam Levine, who had coaching help from Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott on this week’s show, settled on Hill, a former back-up singer for the late Michael Jackson whose polish and star wattage is undeniable.
But not all was lost for the spunky Iglesias. Shakira quickly hit the “steal” button to snap her up, thrilling the audience and Iglesias, who now remains a top contender on Team Shakira.