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'The Voice' Battle poll: Which duet was best?

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The thrilling blind auditions are over, but The Voice‘s first Battle Round delivered as much intrigue and suspense as the singing competition’s initial episodes. Teammates had to collaborate on a song, but that teamwork was undermined by the fact that only one of them would survive. Throw in a quartet of celebrity-guest mentors, and there was plenty to see.

But whose song was best? The judges seemed to agree that Vicci Martinez and Niki Dawson’s rendition of Pink’s “Perfect” was the highlight, but there was something cozy about Patrick Thomas and Tyler Robinson’s smooth cover of Elvis’ “Burning Love.” EW’s Hillary Busis thought Casey Weston and Tim Mahoney were a tad too Disney ballad with their version of “Leather and Lace,” and Frenchie Davis and Tarralyn Ramsey did the worst job of pretending to be partners on Beyonce’s “Single Ladies.”

But which performance did you like best?

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