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THE VOICE -- "Live Semi Finals"  Episode: 1117A -- Pictured: (l-r) We McDonald, Aaron Gibson -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

Exit interview: Atlanta’s Aaron Gibson grateful for ‘Voice’ experience

5:22 pm Dec. 8, 2016

This is posted Thursday, December 8, 2016 by Rodney Ho on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Atlanta singer songwriter Aaron Gibson realized relatively quickly once the live shows began that he had no chance of actually winning “The Voice.”

“I’m a realist,” he said.

Being in the bottom two three weeks in a row is a pretty harsh signal.

But that didn’t mean he gave up by an stretch. He kept grinding and performing.

THE VOICE -- "Live Semi Finals"  Episode: 1117A -- Pictured: Aaron Gibson -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

Did Atlanta’s Aaron Gibson make it to ‘The Voice’ final?

9:37 pm Dec. 6, 2016

This is posted on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by Rodney Ho on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Atlantans have never made it to the finals of “The Voice.” And that is the case again for the 11th round.

Local singer Aaron Gibson, who escaped three Instant Saves three weeks in a row before the semi-finals, was cut partway through the results show.

He didn’t even make the Instant Save run-off.

On Monday, Gibson inexplicably

THE VOICE -- "Live Top 11"  Episode: 1115B -- Pictured: Aaron Gibson -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

How did Atlanta’s Aaron Gibson do on ‘The Voice’ top 11?

8:01 am Nov. 23, 2016

This is posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 by Rodney Ho on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Atlanta’s Aaron Gibson, for the second week in a row, was in the bottom two on “The Voice.” Yet again, he had to sing for his life. And yet again, he demolished his competitor and survived. He is now in the top 10.

Last week, he had to do an Instant Save song against

THE VOICE -- "Live Top 12" Episode 1114B -- Pictured: (l-r) Darby Walker, Aaron Gibson, Ali Caldwell -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)

Who was cut this week on ‘The Voice’? Did Atlanta’s Aaron Gibson survive?

9:52 pm Nov. 15, 2016

This was posted by Rodney Ho on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog on Tuesday, November 15, 2016

R&B singer Sa’Rayah’s out-of-the-box performance of “Living on a Prayer” didn’t resonate with the voters and cost her a spot in the top 11 on “The Voice.”

She was the only singer who failed to land in the top 200 on iTunes.

There are at least three other black female singers that outpaced her: Ali Caldwell (who

Darby Walker and Aaron Gibson are two of the top 20 performing Monday night. CREDIT: NBC

‘The Voice’: Atlanta’s Darby Walker, Aaron Gibson try to survive crazy top 20 live show

3:30 pm Nov. 7, 2016

This was posted Monday, November 7, 2016 by Rodney Ho on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Normally, “The Voice” will turn the season’s first live show week into a big to do over three days.

But Election Day put a kibosh on that by pre-empting their usual Tuesday show.

So instead, the producers are going to do something a little head spinning: they will air all 20 singers tonight and then

Darby Walker (left) and Aaron Gibson (right) are the two folks with Atlanta ties on "The Voice" this season. CREDIT: NBC

‘The Voice’ interviews: Atlantans Darby Walker, Aaron Gibson before Knockout Rounds

4:33 pm Oct. 31, 2016

This was posted Monday, October 31, 2016 on Rodney Ho’s AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Will Aaron Gibson and Darby Walker – the two remaining “Voice” singers with Atlanta ties – make it past the Knockout Rounds and into the top 20 and live show?

The pre-recorded third episode of the third round is airing tonight on NBC at 8.

Walker received a coveted post-Olympics airing of “The Voice” in August. It