Perhaps it's because he's in the midst of rare and extensive North American tour, but for whatever reason, the music of Leonard Cohen is getting a lot of attention these days. Especially 'Hallelujah,' the 1984 gospel-rock tune that comedian Adam Sandler reworked into the joke jam ‘Sandy, Screw Ya' and performed in front of a global audience of 2 billion during last week's 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief in New York City.

Sandler was obviously using humor to help heal, but nobody was joking last night (Dec. 18) on this season's next-to-last episode of NBC's 'The Voice,' when the entire cast of coaches and artists came together to open the show with a version of 'Hallelujah' that was sung in honor of the victims of Friday's tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. A total of 26 singers performed, each wearing the name of one of the victims of the tragedy. It was quite a touching and emotional gesture, indeed.