Mia Z performs "Ain't No Sunshine" on "The Voice" Season 14
Mia Z performs "Ain't No Sunshine" by Bill Withers on "The Voice" Season 14Screenshot from The Voice YouTube Video

"The Voice" US Season 8 will be in for some shocker with Live Playoffs having being wrapped up on Tuesday. A total of eight contestants, two from each team will be sent home during the elimination round on Wednesday, which means the number of participants will be trimmed from 20 to 12.

The top 20 contestants put up impressive performances in the Live Playoffs this week but some of them have to leave the show tonight.

"The Voice" US Season 8 Live Playoffs results episode will be telecast on NBC Television at 8:00 pm EST, Wednesday (6.30 am IST, Thursday) and it will be live streamed online on NBC's official website.

List of top 20 contestants, song choices and their performances:

Team Blake: Sarah Potenza - "Free Bird" by Lynyrd Skynyrd

Team Pharrell: Caitlin Caporale - "Best Thing I Never Had" by Beyonce

Team Blake: Hannah Kirby - "I Feel The Earth Move" by Carole King

Team Pharrell: Lowell Oakley - "Jealous" by Nick Jonas

Team Pharrell: Mia Z - "Ain't No Sunshine" by Bill Withers

Team Pharrell: Koryn Hawthorne - "How Great Thou Art"

Team Blake: Corey Kent White - "Make You Feel My Love" by Bob Dylan

Team Blake: Brooke Adee - "Love Me Like You Do" by Ellie Goulding

Team Blake: Meghan Linsey - "Love Runs Out" by OneRepublic

Team Pharrell: Sawyer Fredericks - "Trouble" by Ray Lamontagne

Team Adam: Tonya Boyd Cannon – "Take Me to the Pilot" by Elton John

Team Adam: Joshua Davis – "Budapest" by George Ezra 

Team Christina: Sonic – "I'm Going Down" by Rose Royce 

Team Adam: Brian Johnson – "At This Moment" by Billy Vera and the Beaters 

Team Christina: Kimberly Nichole – "What's Up" by 4 Non Blondes 

Team Christina: Lexi Davila – "All By Myself" by Eric Carmen 

Team Adam: Nathan Hermida – "Chains" by Nick Jonas 

Team Christina: India Carney – "Hurt" by Christina Aguilera 

Team Christina: Rob Taylor – "Earned It" by The Weeknd 

Team Adam: Deanna Johnson – "Down to the River to Pray", a Christian folk hymn

Going by their performances in the Live Playoffs, a few contestants like Mia Z, Sawyer Fredericks, Corey Kent White, Deanna Johnson, Rob Taylor, India Carney, and Kimberly Nichole should progress to the next round. There could be some surprising element on the elimination night, as some of the initial favourites like Sonic, Lexi, Nathan, Brooke and others could be in danger of being eliminated.