Jamaican singer Tessanne Chin won Season 5 of “The Voice” on Tuesday, beating out fellow team member Will Champlin and Christina Aguilera’s 16-year-old protégé, Jacquie Lee.
Concluding 13 weeks of hard-fought competition, Tessanne scored a second win for her coach Adam Levine after a run of flawless performances — from “Bridge Over Troubled Water” and “Redemption Song” to her final solo performance on Monday of Whitney Houston’s “I Have Nothing.”
Just last week, the competition was an open race, with no clear winner in sight. But after Monday’s final performances, all signs pointed to Tessanne. Of the three songs the finalists performed on Monday, Tessanne’s “I Have Nothing” topped the iTunes singles charts overnight, while “Let It Be,” her duet with her coach, hovered at number three.
Will Champlin’s solo and duet performances also made it into the top 10 on iTunes overnight but that wasn’t enough to secure him runner-up status: that went to Jacquie Lee, with Will taking third place in the competition.
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