“The Voice” is a USA based reality television singing competition which is broadcast on channel NBC. The concept is actually taken from the “THE VOICE OF HOLLAND”. Main purpose behind the series is to search for a fresh unsigned singing talent no matter a solo or duet. He or she can be a professional or an amateur. What matters is the voice and rhythm. There are people who have inborn talent but go unrecognized just because of lack of money or influence.
In this series, there is a contest between aspiring singers between the age of 13 or over who are selected from open public auditions. There is a jury for every season and also public voting is performed via telephone, Internet and SMS. Whoever wins get a exorbitant prize of 1,00,000 US$ and even a record deal with the leaders in music industry”Universal Music Group”.
Following is the list of all lucky and talented winners of “THE VOICE” of all 11 seasons:
In 2011, the first season started in the month of April. Auditions took places in Chicago, Miami, New York, Austin, Nashville, Minneapolis and Seattle during the months of January and February. The show gained high popularity and hence NBC offered two hour live episodes from month of June. There were four finalists in the grand finale out of which Javier Colon from Team Adam became the winner of SEASON 1. He was born in 1978 and was a complete package of music “ Singer + Songwriter+ Musician”. He won cash prize and recorded for Universal as well.
Season 2 started in February 2012. It had a new member in coaching panel “Christina Milan”. Also series had got great sponsors like Sprint, Kia Motors and Starbucks. Similar to Season 1, there were four finalists to qualify to final round. Jermaine Paul from Team Blake was announced the winner yo get the cash prize and record assignment. Rest Juliet Simms stood second, Tony Lucca third and Chris Mann fourth in the season 2.
Season 3 was most awaited after the success of Season . It started in September 2012. Every coach was permitted to excel five singers to the live shows. There were finally three finalists after public voting to make it to final round. Cassadee Pop, Terry Mc Dermott and Nicholas David were the three competitors. However Cassadee Pope from team Blake won the prize and hence became a singing sensation of America.
Shakira had joined the coaching panel in Season 4 started on 25th March,2013. There were no less than 13.64 million viewers who tuned up from the last season. Every coach chose up to 4 contestants to the live show. After the core three in final round, Daniel Bradberry won the show. Michelle Chameul and Swon Brothers were on second and third position.
This season got a title of “Reunited” as the original coaches Green and Aguilera were back to coach the show. Daly had taken back his genuine duties as a social media correspondent. There were five from each team who made it to live shows. Finally three finalists were Tessanne Chin, Jacquie Lee and Will Champlin. Tessanne Chin from team Adam won the show whereas other two were on 2nd and 3rd respectively.
Season 6 again had a different panel of coaches: Shakira, Usher, Levine and Shelton. Also Day returned to host the show. Josh Kaufman from team Usher became the winner of this season and Jake from team Blake and Christina from Team Adam became 2nd and 3rd winner. This season was very exciting and had a great talent to show up.
Nissan became the official sponsor for this season. This season 7 had Craig Wayne Boyd as the winner while Matt McAndrew, Chris Jamison and Damien ranked second, third, and fourth.
This season took place in 2015 with Levine, Shelton, Williams and Aguilera as coaches. Sawyer Fredericks from Team Pharrell was announced as the winner of the season while Meghan Linsey, Joshua Davis, and Koryn Hawthorne were awarded second, third, and fourth positions.
In September 2015, Season 9 began with all pomp and show. In this season, every coach had an opportunity to bring back four artists who were eliminated or knocked out. They had a competition and the one who won could finally compete in the live show along with top twelve. Jordan Smith from team ADAM was announced as the winner of the season.
In February 2016, SEASON 10 started with celebrations and festivities. Alisan Porter from the Team Christina was announced as the winner of the season.
Season 11 was the last THE VOICE SEASON till now. Sundance Head from the team of coach Blake was announced as the winner of the season.