John Legend described the effort as a “powerhouse,” and Kelly Clarkson enthused, “That was so rad.” Both sided with Rae, while Blake Shelton leaned towards Denapoli.
Holding back tears, Ariana Grande had to make a difficult decision. “There’s nothing that either of you two can’t sing, and I feel privileged to work with you and to have spent this time with you.” And then, despite the song’s title, there were more tears.
Grande found her poise and named Katie Rae as the winner of this particular battle. Watch below.