Soulful Singer Jermaine Paul Wins “The Voice”

Soulful Singer Jermaine Paul Wins The Voice
Congratulations to Jermaine Paul, who won the 2nd season of the singing competition show The Voice.  A member of country singer Blake Shelton team, Jermaine wowed judges with his soaring soul filled vocals. The former Alicia Keys background singer is moving to the foreground as his win gets him a recording contract with Universal. Well done!

Read more from The Los Angeles Times:

For some, the takeaway from “The Voice” finale was an image of Christina Aguilera strutting around in a bedazzled diaper. For the few who managed to see beyond the odd fashion choice, a winner — Jermaine Paul — was named.

 

Minutes after the confetti dropped and Paul struggled to sing R Kelly’s “I Can Fly” as his comrades and family attacked him with hugs, the former backup singer and Team Blake contestant proclaimed “I Won!” as he entered the red carpet area Tuesday night to talk to reporters.

Paul, who was an underdog in the contest, said that earlier in the day he had accepted the idea of losing.

“It was probably the first time I said, ‘I’m good — wherever it falls, America has done it. It’s not producers. It’s not coaches,” he said. “I left my heart on the stage yesterday.”

 

Juliet Simms, the 26-year-old indie rocker, came in second. Often a hit with the judges with her gritty voice and dramatic performances, Simms is already in talks to collaborate with judge Cee Lo Green on a song he’s had stashed away. And though she may not have been crowned “The Voice,” she says it was all meant to be. Full article.

Check out his win here.

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