Judges

Judge: Heather

Judge: Steph

Head Judge: Cryss

Vocal Edge: Country Crusade, is the second spin-off from the hugely successful Vocal Edge competition.

 

Launched on April 5th 2016, "VE: Country Crusade" surpassed the nummber of auditions received in Season One of Vocal Edge and got off to a great start with a fitting OPTIONAL challenge, dedicated to Merle Haggard (RIP April 6th 2016).

Sing a song performed by merle haggard,

in his memory

Thats The Way Love Goes - Steph
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Round One - Showdown

The crusaders were challenged to show their stuff in a showdown.

 

Sing any solo song, using only the single layer, and lets see what you've got!

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Featured Track:

Whiskey & You - William
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Round Two - Cowboys & Cowgirls

Next, the contestants were challenged to create duets...

 

Partners were assigned, and songs had to be classified as country on the specified source material!

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Featured Track:

It's All Going To Pot - Eric & Tom
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Round Three

Blown Away In The Dust

The contestants had only two choices of song...
 

Blow Away by Carrie Underwood

OR
Kick The Dust Up by Luke Bryan

 

Seems simple... right???

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Featured Track:

Blown Away - Daniel
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Round Four

Mash 'Em Up

Simple.  Take 3 or more country songs, and mash 'em together into one awesome track!

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Featured Track:

More Like Her Mashup - Daniel
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Finals

Rockin' Acoustic

The final challenge was to use a non-country song, and then, using an acoustic track, turn that song into a country version.

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Featured Track:

Dream On - Rob
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And the winner of the inaugural season of Country Crusade is....