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05/28/2013 10:02 pm ET Updated Jul 28, 2013

'The Voice' Results: Judith Hill And Sarah Simmons Eliminated After Top 8 Performances

"The Voice" results are in and Judith Hill and Sarah Simmons, both of Team Adam, are shockingly going home.

These were easily the most surprising results "The Voice" has seen thus far in Season 4. Judith, a former backup singer for Michael Jackson, was an early favorite.

On Monday night, the singer took on Will.i.am's "#thatPOWER," featuring Justin Bieber. It was a risky move, but Judith had newfound confidence after singing "The Way You Make Me Feel" last week and getting through the emotional performance. Judith was supposed to be Jackson's duet partner for his "This Is It" tour, which was canceled when the singer died unexpectedly. She attracted global attention when she sang the lead on "Heal the World" during Jackson's funeral, but didn't want to seize any of the many opportunities offered to her in the wake of the King of Pop's death.

Early on in the competition, Judith was named "the one to beat on the entire show," according to Newsday, and her departure from "The Voice" definitely came too soon.

Coach Adam Levine saw his team drastically cut after this week's "Voice" results show. Along with Judith, soulful singer Sarah Simmons was sent home. On Monday night's performance round, she sang the tired track "Somebody That I Used To Know" by Gotye, which could have contributed to her elimination.

On to the good news from "The Voice" results show -- Team Usher's Michelle Chamuel was the first to move on, followed by Team Blake's Danielle Bradbery, Team Shakira's Sasha Allen, Team Blake's The Swon Brothers, Team Adam's Amber Carrington and Team Blake's Holly Tucker.

"The Voice" results show kicked off with former mentor Sheryl Crow, who stopped by to sing her new single "Easy" with her former Team Blake mentees -- The Swon Brothers, Holly Tucker and Danielle Bradbery.

Before the final "Voice" results came in, Judith and Michelle gave an energetic performance of "Sweet Nothing" by Calvin Harris featuring Florence Welch; Sasha and The Swon Brothers, the only male competitors left in "The Voice" Season 4, sang "Don't You Want To Stay," originally by Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson; the now-eliminated Sarah and Danielle Bradbery took on Christina Perri's "A Thousand Years"; and Holly Tucker and Amber Carrington were the final duet of the night with "Does He Love You" by Reba McEntire and Linda Davis.

Were you shocked by tonight's "Voice" results? Who do you think should've gone home? Who do you hope wins? Sound off in the comments!

"The Voice" airs Mondays at 8 p.m. and Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET on NBC.

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