The California teenager was nailing In The Air Tonight by Phil Collins as the pop star looked on.
‘He’s hot!’ exclaimed 24-year-old Miley during the middle of Noah’s performance.
High praise: Miley Cyrus heaped praise on Noah Mac during his performance during Monday’s episode of The Voice
‘You just took the lead, you’re the frontrunner right now,’ said Adam Levine afteward, while Blake Shelton commiserated losing Noah in the Knockouts to Jennifer Hudson.
The performance was part of the first night of the playoffs stage, where each judge slashed their team in half after resurrecting a Comeback Artist for their squad.
First to hit the stage was Davon Fleming from Team J-Hud.
The 25-year-old Baltimore resident did I Am Changing from Jennifer’s 2007 film Dreamgirls.
Teen talent: Noah sang In The Air Tonight by Phil Collins
Playoffs round: The California teenager performed in a bid to stay on Jennifer Hudson’s team
Jennifer was so impressed she threw Miley’s boot at the stage.
‘I’m pretty sure you’re going to the Lives,’ said Miley.
‘Why are we even talking to you right now? You should be getting in your limo right now,’ joked Blake.
Oscar winner: Jennifer had to cut her team in half from six to three singers
First up: Davon Fleming was the first to perform and did I Am Changing from Jennifer’s 2007 film Dreamgirls
Also from Jennifer’s team was Hannah Mrozak, whom she had stolen from Adam Levine during the Knockouts.
The 18-year-old singer from Wisconsin performed Learn To Let Go by Kesha.
‘When you tell your story it’s powerful, and I feel like a star was born on the stage tonight,’ said Jennifer, a 36-year-old Oscar winner who is new to The Voice in the US after winning The Voice UK earlier this year.
Powerful performance: Hannah Mrozak belted out Learn To Let Go by Kesha
Jennifer for her Comeback Artist chose Lucas Holliday, whom she had ejected in the Knockouts.
The 26-year-old Michigan man sang the Prince hit The Beautiful Ones.
‘That is one of my favorite songs in the entire world,’ said Adam, while Blake said he wanted to see it ‘again and again and again’.
Comeback artist: Lucas Holliday was brought back by Jennifer as her Comeback Artist
‘You delivered baby,’ praised Jennifer.
Shi’Ann Jones was assigned Tattooed Heart by Ariana Grande by her coach Jennifer.
‘I’m only 15, I’ve never been in a real relationship,’ said the Kentucky teenager, who chose to gain inspiration from her parents’ love.
Teenage singer: Shi’Ann Jones took on the early Ariana Grande song Tattooed Heart
Playoffs singers: Chris Weaver, Davon, Hannah, Lucas, Noah and Shi’Ann were hoping to stay on Jennifer’s team
‘Your range is awesome,’commented Miley.
Blake absolutely loved it.
‘I can’t put it into words, that’s why I just say stupid stuff when I talk to you,’ he laughed.
No words: Blake Shelton couldn’t find the words to praise Shi’Ann
New York resident Chris Weaver sang California Soul by Marlena Shaw.
‘You got your stank face on…A+, great job,’ Miley told the 29-year-old singer.
‘The dude is electric,’ said Adam.
Electric performance: Chris sang California Soul by Marlena Shaw
Jennifer’s last singer of the evening was Noah Mac, who she earlier stole from Team Blake.
After breaking down in tears, Jennifer finally picked Davon, Noah and Shi’Ann for the Top 12.
‘Everything is about the heart,’ she blubbered.
Next round: Jennifer picked Shi’Ann, Noah and Davon to represent her in the next round
Blake’s artists were on the chopping block next.
Bearded 40-year-old Red Marlow, from Tennessee, did Chiseled In Stone by Vern Gosdin.
‘Such a strong presence,’ gushed Jennifer.
Country singer: Red Marlow sang Chiseled In Stone by Vern Gosdin
The judges: Adam Levine, Miley, Jennifer and Blake critiqued the singers
Blake’s team: Chloe Kohanski, Esera Tuaolo, Keisha Renee, Mitchell Lee, Natalie Stovall and Red performed to remain on the country singer’s squad
‘I wish you were on my team so bad,’ complained Miley.
Blake’s steal from Miley, Chloe Kohanski, performed the Cyndi Lauper hit Time After Time.
‘You’re a punk rock queen,’ Miley told the 23-year-old Tennessee singer.
Punk queen: Chloe was hailed as a ‘punk rock queen’ after singing Time After Time
‘Dang it Chloe, you’re really good,’ beamed Blake.
Blake’s comeback artist was another Tennessee lady, 35-year-old Natalie Stovall.
She played her fiddle to Callin’ Baton Rouge by Garth Brooks.
Fiddle player: Natalie played her fiddle while performing Callin’ Baton Rouge by Garth Brooks
‘I’m trying to figure out how I can work my hips like that,’ praised Jennifer.
‘That was the Blakey-ists performance,’ chuckled Adam.
Hawaiian ex-football player Esera Tuaolo did a rendition of How Do I Live by Diane Warren.
Football star: Esera Tuaolo did a rendition of How Do I Live by Diane Warren
‘At the beginning it was slightly pitchy,’ noted Jennifer.
Next up was 29-year-old Mitchell Lee who sang Heaven by Bryan Adams.
‘I don’t know if this was my absolute favorite performance for you Mitchell,’ Jennifer told the South Carolina resident.
Solid song: Mitchell Lee sang Heaven by Bryan Adams to mixed reviews
‘That song is up there,’ disagreed Blake.
Last of the night was an emotional performance of The Judds song Love Can Build A Bridge by Keisha Renee.
‘You are the bridge of gospel and country,’ Jennifer told the 30-year-old California singer.
Genres collide: Keisha sang Love Can Build A Bridge and showed her ability to blend country and gospel
‘As dumb as Blake is, in many ways, I’m not sure he’s dumb enough to let you go,’ joked Adam.
Blake picked Keisha, Red, and Chloe to move on to the Live Shows.
Season 13 of The Voice continues on Tuesday and Wednesday on NBC.
Moving forward: Blake picked Keisha, Chloe and Red to advance to the next round