Tear Jerker: The Voice

  • After Jaz Ellington's note-perfect audition on the British series, in which he sang Ed Sheeran's "The A-Team", Jessie J asked him to do something else. Ellington immediately launched into John Legend's "Ordinary People", and put so much feeling and soul into it that both Jessie J and will.i.am teared up. Will followed it up by talking about why he wrote that song, and what it meant to him.
  • VEDO's story in Season 4 of the U.S. version (his mother was battling cancer and died before the battles were shown).
  • Season 8 frontrunner Anthony Riley leaving the show to go to rehab and later committing suicide.