In the Battle Rounds, Jesse was paired against Anthony Evans. They sang "If I Ain't Got You". Christina chose Jesse as the winner, sending him to the Live Playoffs.
In the Live Playoffs, Jesse sang "What a Wonderful World". He received enough votes from the public to be sent to the Quarterfinals.
In the Quarterfinals, Jesse sang "Halo". Christina decided to eliminate Jesse from the competition at the end of the performance show.