1. CeeLo Green and Christina Aguilera returned.
No offense to Usher and Shakira, but the original coaches are an unbeatable foursome.
2. CeeLo had not one, not two, but five animals (including a llama named Ollama).
3. And other coaches had pets too.
4. Performances were fantastic from the beginning, back in the blind auditions.
5. Like, serious talent.
6. And their musical gifts went beyond vocals.
7. And the coaches knew they were among true stars.
8. Truly beautiful bonds were formed on-screen in front of our eyes.
Jacquie Lee, Christina definitely has great things in store for you.
9. And the coaches didn't stick to their own genres.
10. New rules were added that made things more exciting.
11. #VoiceSave was #awesome.
12. Carson Daly did an excellent job manning both hosting and social media duties.
13. Coaches let their personalities shine.
Christina is really afraid of flies.