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UPDATED Video: Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert to perform "Over You" in honor of Oklahoma on "The Voice" tonight; Swon Brothers contending on tonight's show

by Brandy McDonnell Modified: May 22, 2013 at 6:11 pm •  Published: May 21, 2013

UPDATED at 9:48 p.m. Tuesday: If you missed Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert’s performance on “The Voice,” click here to view it. – BAM

Oklahoma country music superstars Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert, who live in Tishomingo, will perform a special rendition of their emotional hit “Over You” in honor of Oklahomans affected by this week’s deadly tornadoes tonight on “The Voice.”

The hit reality TV show, on which Shelton serves as a celebrity coach, airs live at 8 tonight on NBC.

“Blake and I will be performing an acoustic version of “Over You” tonite on @NBCTheVoice dedicated to Oklahoma. #PrayForOklahoma,” Lambert posted today on Twitter @mirandalambert.

Lambert and Shelton co-wrote her emotional chart-topper about the death of his brother, Richie, in a car accident. The song has earned song of the year honors from the Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association.

On Twitter Monday night, Lambert urged her followers to “Pray. That’s all we an do. Pray for peace for Oklahoma.”

Also on tonight’s live episode of “The Voice,” Muskogee’s The Swon Brothers, as well as other contenders on “The Voice” Season 4 Top 10, will learn if they received enough votes to continue on in the competition.

Zach and Colton Swon, the first duo to reach the reality show’s live playoffs, gave an uptempo rendition of Randy Houser’s “How Country Feels” during Monday’s live performance show.

But they indicated that it was difficult to focus on the show because of the devastating news coming out of their home state.

“It’s hard to enjoy a night like this,” said Colton Swon.

“Our hearts are definitely going out to you, first and foremost,” Zach added.

Here is the video of Monday night’s episode, which was preempted in the Oklahoma City area due to storm coverage. The Swon Brothers’ segment starts at approximately 25:00:


by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1...
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