He went on to compare the two acts to contestants he had worked with on the show in the past. Papa reminded Shelton of season three winner Cassadee Pope, while Worth the Wait’s lead singer Mia’s natural talent is similar to season four winner Danielle Bradbery’s.
Shelton ended up choosing Worth the Wait as the winner, but just as Papa walked off the stage, the country superstar pressed his button to save her and keep her in the competition. “I’m not letting you leave!” he told the contestant, who was visibly shocked.
“Welcome back home,” he concluded. Watch it all go down below.