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The Voice fans slam Jessica Mauboy for ‘virtually shutting’ out Mick Harrington during duet

The Voice Australia viewers slam coach Jessica Mauboy for ‘virtually shutting’ Mick Harrington out of their duet during the show’s grand finale


Sunday night’s grand finale of The Voice Australia saw the finalists performing a duet alongside their celebrity coach.

And Jessica Mauboy had fans seeing red after singing Goanna’s 1982 hit track Solid Rock with Mick Harrington.

Some viewers watching from home felt the 32-year-old singer ‘virtually shut’ Mick out of the song and robbed his opportunity.

Not impressed: The Voice Australia coach Jessica Mauboy, 32, (right) had fans seeing red following her performance with Mick Harrington (left) on Sunday night

‘Shouldn’t these duets be showcasing the contestants and not the “coach” singing like 90%,’ one fan argued.

‘Too bad Jess sung over the top and virtually shut him out of the song,’ wrote a second.

Meanwhile, a third agreed writing: ‘Why does Jess always need to make the choices be about her? This is about the contestant and not about you!’

'Why does she have to make it about her?' Viewers watching from home felt the 32-year-old singer 'virtually shut' Mick out of the song and robbed his opportunity

‘Why does she have to make it about her?’ Viewers watching from home felt the 32-year-old singer ‘virtually shut’ Mick out of the song and robbed his opportunity

Not happy: 'Poor Mick. Wind machine on; its all for Jess, not him lol,' one fan commented

Not happy: ‘Poor Mick. Wind machine on; its all for Jess, not him lol,’ one fan commented

‘Couldn’t let him have that could ya Jess,’ tweeted another.

Other viewers argued that they felt like Mick’s vocals were being overpowered by a wind machine.

‘Poor Mick. Wind machine on; its all for Jess, not him lol,’ one fan commented.

'Too bad Jess sung over the top and virtually shut him out of the song,' wrote a second

‘Too bad Jess sung over the top and virtually shut him out of the song,’ wrote a second

But it wasn't all complaints: One viewer said that Jess and Mick's performance 'ticked every box', while a second described their performance the best on the show's history

But it wasn’t all complaints: One viewer said that Jess and Mick’s performance ‘ticked every box’, while a second described their performance the best on the show’s history

‘Be great if we could hear their voices, this being the voice and all,’ another said.

But it wasn’t all complaints. 

One viewer said that Jess and Mick’s performance ‘ticked every box’, while a second described their performance as the best in the show’s history. 

Bella Taylor Smith was crowned the winner of The Voice Australia. 

Loved it: One viewer said that Jess and Mick's performance 'ticked every box', while a second described their performance as the best in the show's history

Loved it: One viewer said that Jess and Mick’s performance ‘ticked every box’, while a second described their performance as the best in the show’s history



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