Vocal Point was silenced last night (Lewis Jacobs/NBC)Only five superstar vocal bands remained in this week's episode of "The Sing-Off," and the competition is getting tough. Each group is fighting to win the approval of the judges and to get one step closer to the ultimate prize: $200,000 and a coveted Sony Music recording contract. This week, the show paid tribute to one of the most influential genres of all time: R&B. The contestants took on a contemporary hit, then performed some of the greatest classics in the genre.
The judges weighed both performances in the most difficult elimination yet, and Brigham Young buddies Vocal Point didn't make the cut. Despite the uplifting vibe and stellar choreography that defined their first performance, a disjointed and lackluster arrangement of "Ain't Too Proud to Beg" disappointed the judges and sealed their fate.
The R&B theme seemed tailor-made for many of our contestants, who embraced the challenge of re-interpreting the rhythmic genre. Here are our top five songs of the week:Read More »from ‘The Sing-Off’ Week 9 Recap: This Week’s Top Five