FANS of The Voice slammed judges Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, Gwen Stefani and John Legend as “unqualified” for “not knowing” Queen’s hit The Show Must Go On.
After hopeful contestant James Mays performed the 1991 hit, the coaches all admitted that they weren’t familiar with the song.
The coaches on The Voice were slammed for not knowing the hit Queen song[/caption]
One fan said they should be ‘disqualified’[/caption]
Following the performance, John, 41, asked James where the song was from and said he had never heard it.
Gwen, 51, added: “Me neither.”
A number of fans took to Twitter to slam the judges for not knowing the song.
Another fan of the NBC show wrote: “What kind of coach doesn’t know ‘the show must go on’ by Queen???? Shame on you guys.”
Fans said that the judges should feel ‘shame’[/caption]
Another person added ‘big big yikes’[/caption]
Fans expressed their shock on Twitter[/caption]
A following person stated: “Not one of the judges on the voice had ever heard The Show Must Go On by Queen.”
After one fan stated that she “flipped on” The Voice and saw the coaches didn’t know the song, the Twitter user added: “Big big yikes.”
Some fans expressed their confusion with the use of gifs, as one person shared a moving image of a girl that appeared shocked while writing: “Watching The Voice and these judges didn’t recognize ‘The Show Must Go On’ by Queen!?!”
“Wow, the judges on the voice can’t recognize an unbelievably great Queen song,” tweeted another fan.
One viewer said it was “insanity” that the coaches didn’t know the song, as another person asked: “How did these coaches not know that was a Queen song?!! Smh”
Some fans used gifs to express their feelings[/caption]
Twitter users made it clear they enjoy the Queen hit[/caption]
Others called the moment insane[/caption]
Others said they were ‘highly disappointed’ by the coaches[/caption]
Another upset fan chimed in: “Highly disappointed that none of “The Voice” coaches knew that “The Show Must Go On” is a Queen song. Like…..what???????? WHAT???????”
One fan was particularly upset with Gwen, writing: “Gotta admit I’m kinda disappointed at Gwen not recognizing Queen’s ‘The Show Must Go On’. I was obsessed with Queen in 9th grade.”
One fan was upset Gwen didn’t know the song[/caption]
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While James’ performance got the attention of Twitter users, none of the judges offered to have the aspiring performer join their team.
Despite being unfamiliar with the song, John, Gwen, Kelly and Blake praised James’ voice and suggested he pursue a career in musical theater.
The judges did not allow the contestant to move forward on the show[/caption]