Millions of people have been stung once
again by the Singing Bee, so CMT is back with another round! Who's got
the chops to take $10,000? Only one way to find out!
We start with a visit from Reba McEntire,
who gives our heroine Melissa some badly needed advice: stick to
hosting. Then... what's a game show without a "Big Deal"?
- 2001, Toby Keith, "I Wanna Talk About
BAND: I wanna talk about me / Wanna talk about I / Wanna talk about
number one / Oh my me my / What I think, what I like, what I know
Samantha: "What I want, what I see!" RIGHT ON!
- 1994, Alan Jackson, "Gone Country"
BAND: She's gone country, look at them boots / She's gone country, back
to her roots / She's gone country...
Devin: "A new kind of suit." GOOD!
- 2006, Daughtry, "Home"
BAND: Well I'm going home / To the place where I belong / Where your
love has always been...
William: "Enough for me." THAT'S ENOUGH!
- 2009, Luke Bryan, "Do I"
BAND: Do I turn you on at all when I kiss you baby / Does the sound of
me wanting you...
Michele: "Drive you crazy." THAT'S FOUR!
And now that we have four, it's time to
play the Bee! Let's meet the players...
terrified of cows
George Strait fan
RANDOM SHUFFLE (5 points per lyric)
- 2000, Sara Evans, I Keep Looking (the
what's number side I door of wonder on other the always)
Samantha: "I always wonder what's on the other side of the number two
- 1995, Everclear, "Santa Monica" (out
swim the die breaker world watch the past)
Devin: "Swim out past the breaker, watch the world die." RIGHT!
- 2008, Jason Michael Carroll, "Where I'm
From (high those suits dollar Armani and shoes beside)
William: "Beside high Armani suits"... And
no. It was "beside those high dollar shoes and Armani suits."
- 1990, Reba McEntire, "Fancy" (to
they'll be you to nice gentlemen said Fancy be the nice she just)
Michele: "She said just be nice to the gentlemen Fancy they'll be nice
to you." NICE!
After Round 2
SINGING WITH THE ENEMY (5 points per line)
Samantha & Devin are up first.
- 1991, Trisha Yearwood, "She's in Love
with the Boy"
BAND: Katie's sitting on the old front
porch / Watching the chickens peck the ground / There ain't a whole lot
going on tonight...
Samantha: "In this one horse town." (RIGHT!)
BAND: Over yonder, coming up the road...
Devin: "In a beat-up Chevy truck" (RIGHT!)
BAND: Her boyfriend Tommy, he's laying on the horn...
Samantha: Splashing through the mud and the muck (RIGHT!)
BAND: Her daddy says, "he ain't worth a lick...
Devin: "When it comes to brains, he got the short end of the stick"
BAND: But Katie's young and man she just don't care...
Samantha: She'd follow Tommy anywhere (RIGHT!)
BAND: She's in love with the boy / She's in love with the boy / She's in
love with the boy / And even if they have to run away...
Devin: She's gonna marry that boy someday (RIGHT!)
PERFECT! 15 points each. Next up are
William and Michele...
- 2009, Jason Aldean, "Big Green Tractor"
BAND: Said we can fire it up and I can
show you around / Sit up on the hill and watch...
William: "The sun go down" (RIGHT!)
BAND: When the fireflies are dancing...
Michele: "Help me Melissa!" (and the moon
BAND: We can turn on the lights and head back to the house / Or we can
take another ride on my big green tractor / We can go slow...
William: "Or make it go faster" (RIGHT!)
BAND: Down through the woods and out to the pasture / 'Long as I'm with
Michele: "it really don't matter" (RIGHT!)
BAND: Climb up in my lap and drive if you want to / Girl, you know you
William: "Me to hold on to" (RIGHT!)
BAND: We can go to town, but baby if you'd rather / I'll take you for a
Michele: "On my big green tractor." (RIGHT!)
Michele misses one, but William gets all
After Round 3
KARAOKE CHALLENGE (2 points per word)
First up is William. He needs three to
stay in the game.
- 2006, Josh Turner, "Would You Go With
William gets... all but one for 28
points, giving him 43 and the lead!
Next is Michele. She needs to be perfect
to stand a chance.
- 1994, Hootie & the Blowfish, "Only
Wanna Be With You"
She sweeps it for 45! Now she's in the
Samantha needs to get 13 to lock in the
- 2006, Keith Urban, "Once in a Lifetime"
Samantha gets... 12 to move to second
place with 24 for 44!
Thirteen gives Devin top two. Twelve
forces a tiebreaker.
- 2002, Kenny Chesney, "Big Star"
Devin... sweeps for a perfect 50! Second
in Singing Bee history. He and Michele are going on to battle for the
Devin will have the honor on the first
song, a Faith Hill song from 2005. Devin... will PLAY.
- 2005, Faith Hill, "Mississippi Girl"
Devin: "'Cause a Mississippi girl don't
change her ways / Just 'cause everybody knows her name / Ain't big
headed from a little bit of fame / I still like wearing my old ball cap
/ Riding my kids around piggy back / They might know me all around the
world / But, y'all, I'm still a Mississippi girl" (PERFECT!)
Michele needs to nail this to stay alive.
- 1994, Brooks & Dunn, "She's Not The
Michele: "She's not the cheatin' kind /
He she's been." OH! Little stumble costs
big. Devin wins it!
Now Devin's batting 1000 right now. He
could very well win $10,000. All he has to do is complete five songs
correctly. Each one is worth $500 cash. Five is worth $10,000. BUT, miss
one and get a strike. Miss three... and the game is over. But you do get
to take home any cash you win, so no excuse not to go for it. It's time
play... THE FINAL COUNTDOWN!
It started off Hey cutie, where ya from? / And then it
turned into oh no...
Devin: "What have I done?" That's good!
(2007, Carrie Underwood, "Last Name")
I'm sure it'll hit me / When I walk through that door
tonight / Yeah I'm gonna miss her / Oh, lookie there...
Devin: "I've got a bite." He's
(2001, Brad Paisley, "I'm Gonna Miss Her")
Well, you're slim and you're weak / You got the teeth of the
hydra upon you / You're dirty, sweet and you're my girl...
airing out your dirty (equine feces)" Umm.... no.
It's "Get it on, bang a gong, get it on".
(1985, The Power Station, "Get It On (Bang a Gong)")
Walking through the front door / seeing your black dress hit
the floor / honey there sure ain't nothing / like you loving
night long." Back on track.
(2009, Chris Young, "Gettin' You Home")
"So let the angels gather / let the music play / Let the
preacher get to preachin' / all the 'do you takes...
Devin: "Love is a beautiful thing." So is $2000!
(2008, Phil Vassar, "Love Is a Beautiful Thing")
I want you to want me / I need you to need me...
Devin: "I'd love you to love
(1979, Cheap Trick, "I Want You To Want Me")
Devin takes the
title, the trophy, the cash money, and the bragging rights, and
we kick off season 2 properly. We'll see if we can do it again
next week. Play us out, Steve.
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