Former Alicia Keys backup singer Jermaine Paul was crowned winner of The Voice Season 2 tonight at the end of the live two-hour finale.
He represented Team Blake Shelton, so his win makes Blake a winner as well. Coming in 2nd place was Juliet Simms from Team Cee Lo. Third place went to Team Adam's Tony Lucca and Chris Mann, from Team Christina, finished in fourth pl
Jermaine, 32, is a married father of four. He says his musical influences include Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder. He spent eight years singing back up for Alicia Keys before taking his shot at solo stardom by auditioning for The Voice.
“I feel so blessed,” Jermaine said of his experience on The Voice. “I guess I feel like it's a new beginning and a great new chance to do what I always wanted to since childhood days of singing in the living room at home.”
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