“The Voice” topped Cam Anthony its Season 20 winner.
The 19-year-old former little one prodigy from Philadelphia, Penn. was named the winner of the NBC singing competitors sequence on Tuesday night time in a finale that noticed him go up in opposition to 4 different finalists: Jordan Matthew Younger, Victor Solomon, Kenzie Wheeler and Rachel Mac.
Anthony, recognized for his soulful R&B sounds, was a member of nation artist and coach Blake Shelton‘s group. The teenager was joined on stage by the nation crooner for a duet throughout the finale. The 2 carried out “She Drives Me Loopy” by Effective Younger Cannibals.
Anthony, who’s at present residing in Los Angeles, first blew away judges in his blind audition weeks in the past with a efficiency of Sam Smith’s “Lay me Down.” He’d go on to stun with covers of Dan + Shay’s “10,000 Hours,” in addition to “Feeling Good” by Nina Simone. Later within the season, his spot within the high 5 finalists was secured with a efficiency of “It is So Laborious to Say Goodbye to Yesterday” by Boyz II Males.
In line with a press launch, Anthony was the No. 1 seen artist on YouTube throughout “The Voice” Season 20, racking up 5.4 million views.
Anthony’s win additionally helped his coach Shelton make historical past because the longest-serving coach whose taken the “Voice” crown for the eighth time.
In an interview with Leisure Tonight after his win, Anthony mentioned his victory “has not registered but.”
“That is positively an enormous second in my life. It is a turning level. So I am simply making an attempt to gather myself, as a result of issues are simply beginning to roll,” the teenager mentioned.
Shelton agreed: “Simply watch and see what occurs now.”
Season 20 marked the NBC singing competitors sequence’ tenth season. Again in March, NBC introduced that pop star Ariana Grande may have a seat subsequent to returning coaches Kelly Clarkson, John Legend and Blake Shelton for Season 21. S
he is anticipated to interchange Nick Jonas. Carson Daly can be set to proceed internet hosting the music competitors sequence.