People.com Entertainment Music A Complete Guide to Every Winner of 'The Voice' In celebration of the end of Season 21, let's look back at all of the winners of The Voice By Jordan Runtagh Jordan Runtagh Twitter Jordan Runtagh is an Executive Podcast Producer at iHeartRadio, where he hosts a slate of pop culture shows including Too Much Information, Inside the Studio, Off the Record and Rivals: Music's Greatest Feuds. Previously, he served as a Music Editor at PEOPLE and VH1.com. He's written about art and entertainment for more than a decade, regularly contributing to outlets like Rolling Stone and Entertainment Weekly, and appearing as a guest on radio and television. Over the course of his career, he's profiled the surviving Beatles, Brian Wilson, Aretha Franklin, Roger Waters, David Byrne, Pete Townshend, Debbie Harry, Quincy Jones, Brian May, Jerry Lee Lewis, James Taylor and many more. A graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, he lives in Brooklyn, where he can be found DJing '60s soul records. People Editorial Guidelines Updated on December 15, 2021 11:33 AM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 21 Javier Colon, Season 1 (2011) Lewis Jacobs/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Team Adam "My oldest, who's 3½, said, 'Daddy! Daddy! We saw you win on TV!'" Colon told reporters proudly after the win. "They were in a holding area and she said, 'We saw you win on TV, Daddy!' 'Yeah, baby, Daddy won.' " Releases: Javier (2003), Left of Center (2006), Come Through for You (2011), Gravity (2016) 02 of 21 Jermaine Paul, Season 2 (2012) Justin Lubin/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Team Blake Despite his phenomenal final performance, when he sang "I Believe I Can Fly," Paul said his confidence was low going into the finale. "I didn't feel good about the overall outcome," he told PEOPLE soon after. "I didn't know if I was going to win or not…I am very shocked. I honestly was ready to accept not winning. But I'm so excited." Releases: No albums, but his cover of "I Believe I Can Fly" made the Billboard charts, as did his duet on "Soul Man" with coach Blake Shelton. 03 of 21 Cassadee Pope, Season 3 (2012) Cassadee Pope in 2012. Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Team Blake "I would love to do the pop/rock thing, but I know that I gained some amazing country fans and I know how hard it is to get into that world," the Florida native said after the win. "I'd love to add a country music element to it a bit. I used to cover country music when I was a kid and it's stylistically part of my voice somehow." Releases: Frame by Frame (2013), Summer (2016), Stages (2019) as well as a 2017 Grammy nomination for "Think of You," her duet with Chris Young 04 of 21 Danielle Bradbery, Season 4 (2013) Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Team Blake "I'm so thankful," said an overwhelmed-looking Bradbery, just 16, after her win as her eyes brimmed with tears. "I'm sorry, I'm speechless." Releases: Danielle Bradbery (2013), I Don't Believe We've Met (2017) 05 of 21 Tessanne Chin, Season 5 (2013) Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Team Adam "It's just been an amazing journey and I could not do this without the little island of Jamaica," Chin said immediately prior to her win. "But I most importantly could not do it without the amazing new family and supporters I have here in the U.S. Thank you for accepting me and thank you for bringing me this far." Releases: In Between Words (2010), Count on My Love (2014) 06 of 21 Josh Kaufman, Season 6 (2014) Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Team Usher "I can't even talk," Kaufman said after winning the competition. "I'm overwhelmed. I'm surprised. I'm happy. I'm relieved. This has been so much more of an experience than I ever could have imagined." Releases: The New Etiquette (2012), Josh Kaufman (2016) 07 of 21 Craig Wayne Boyd, Season 7 (2014) Tyler Golden/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Team Blake "To me one of the coolest things that has happened is to hear the folks that say, 'I don't like country music' or 'I don't listen to country music but I love what you do,'" he told ET soon after the win. Releases: Craig Boyd (2008), I Ain't No Quitter (2013), Top Shelf (2017) 08 of 21 Sawyer Fredericks, Season 8 (2015) Tyler Golden/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Team Pharrell "To have America just embrace my music and embrace me has been amazing," Fredericks said. "I almost don't know what to say. I can say 'thank you' but it's just not enough." Releases: A Good Storm (2016) 09 of 21 Jordan Smith, Season 9 (2015) Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Team Adam "Every week I am just shocked," he told Parade of the news. "It still doesn't seem real. I don't think it will ever become normal. Some artists work their whole life for chances like this. I never imagined a year ago that I would be here and doing this and be so successful. Every week, I am surprised and blown away, and humbled by it, honestly." Releases: Something Beautiful (2016), 'Tis the Season (2016) 10 of 21 Alisan Porter, Season 10 (2016) Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Team Christina "I'm proud of everybody," she told PEOPLE after her final show. "I'm proud of the season. I think it was such a strong season of incredible performances. I'm just grateful to be a part of it. The ride doesn't end here. I'm going to keep going and making as much music as humanly possible." Releases: Alisan Porter (2009), Who We Are (2014) 11 of 21 Sundance Head, Season 11 (2016) Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Team Blake "It's been really important for me to be able to come into your living room," Head told PEOPLE after the show. "I just hope that I bring joy to you when you listen to my music." Releases: 2016 & Gruene (2012), Soul Country (2015) 12 of 21 Chris Blue, Season 12 (2017) Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Team Alicia "I would love to win because not even for myself, but because of everybody who has poured in love and support — my family and my coach," Blue told reporters after the show. "I want it for them more than I want it for myself. It would be an honor to win this competition for them." Releases: Blue issued the song "Money on You," which he debuted on the season finale of The Voice. 13 of 21 Chloe Kohanski, Season 13 (2017) Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Team Blake "I never had a moment where I thought I have this in the bag. It instilled a lot of confidence in me. No matter what I was walking away with I have a sense of who I am," the 23-year-old Nashville native told reporters after the finale. "I believe Blake when he says he does take care of his team. I'm very stoked that we won this together, that's very fun. It's not just for the show, it's real." Releases: Kohanski released her debut single, "Wish I Didn't Love You," following her win. 14 of 21 Brynn Cartelli, Season 14 (2018) Tyler Golden/NBC Team Kelly "The biggest lesson I learned from Kelly is to have fun with this and not let it wrap you up and steal everything from you," Cartelli told reporters after becoming the youngest winner in Voice history at age 15. "It is important to stay grounded and keep that normalcy in your life. She has definitely taught me that and reminded me of that." Releases: Cartelli released her debut single, "Walk My Way," following her win. 15 of 21 Chevel Shepherd, Season 15 (2018) Trae Patton/NBC/Getty Team Kelly "It's been crazy. Not many teenagers get the opportunity to stand on The Voice stage and sing on national television for the world and get mentored by Kelly Clarkson and Mariah Carey and Thomas Rhett," the 16-year-old said following her win. "It's just been awesome, and it's been life-changing" Releases: Shepherd released her debut single, "Broke Hearts," following her win. 16 of 21 Maelyn Jarmon, Season 16 (2019) Trae Patton/NBC/ Getty Team John "All I know is I am going to work very hard and I'm ready to hit the ground running, so whatever it is, I'm ready for it," the 26-year-old said following her win. "I want to release music and I want to tour and I know that's in the cards. How it's going to play out, I'm not sure, but I'm OK with that too. I'm ready to go with the flow." Releases: Jarmon released her debut single, "Wait for You," following her win. 17 of 21 Jake Hoot, Season 17 (2019) Jake Hoot. Trae Patton/NBC Team Kelly "It means the world," Hoot said of his unexpected victory. "I think I went out of breath. I lost all my breath when they announced my name." "Having Kelly believe in me from the get-go and being here tonight is just an incredible thing." Release: Hoot released his debut single, "Better Off Without You," following his win. 18 of 21 Todd Tilghman, Season 18 (2020) Todd Tilghman on The Voice. Tyler Golden/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Team Blake The 41-year-old Meridian, Mississippi, native — known for his soulful country sound — was crowned the winner of season 18 of The Voice on May 19. The finale episode aired remotely from each of the coaches and contestants' homes due to the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. "When my name was called, I blacked out," Tilghman said during a press conference with the country star following the win. Added Shelton, "Todd is every bit as talented as the other four and I think the thing that may have put him over the top is relatability. He's somebody everybody hopes they can meet one day — I'm not surprised ... I wish I had a record label I could sign Todd to because I would make him a priority. There's no excuses. It's time. I want to support him in any way I can." 19 of 21 Carter Rubin, Season 19 (2020) Carter Rubin. Trae Patton/nbc Team Gwen Carter Rubin — the 15-year-old Shoreham, New York, native — was crowned the winner of season 19 of The Voice on Dec. 15, 2020. He made history as he tied Brynn Cartelli as the youngest contestant to win the show. "I'm just so proud of you. To be 15 years old and so incredibly calm and cool and in the moment, I'm so proud of you," Gwen Stefani said after his win. "I can't wait to see what happens after this show." "words will come later. but all i can say is thank you," he tweeted following the show. Rubin was inspired by his grandfather, a guitarist and backup vocalist for Jay and the Americans, to pursue singing. He loves playing music with his family, especially his older brother, Jack, who has autism. 20 of 21 Cam Anthony, Season 20 (2021) Cam Anthony. Trae Patton/NBC Team Blake Cam Anthony — the 19-year-old Philadelphia native — was crowned the winner of season 20 of The Voice on May 25, 2021. Anthony's win marks a record eighth victory for coach Blake Shelton, the most of any coach on The Voice. Now the winner of a $100,000 grand prize and a record deal, Anthony said fans can expect to hear an album from him in the future that's similar to his "journey" on The Voice. "I want it to be a bunch of different genres," he said. "I'm just trying to enjoy myself and make something that's true for the moment." 21 of 21 Girl Named Tom, Season 21 (2021) Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Team Kelly Girl Named Tom — consisting of Liechty siblings Caleb, Joshua, and Bekah from Pettisville, Ohio — won The Voice on Dec. 14, 2021. The group's win marked a fourth victory for coach Kelly Clarkson and made history as the first-ever non-solo act to win the show. "America wants, and I think needs, the harmony, and the meaningful lyrics right now," Bekah told PEOPLE after the finale. "I think that you'll hear that in our songwriting. We're very honored to have had this experience to try it out, like, 'Hey, this is what we do. Do you guys like it?' Then to have America vote us through to the finale as the first trio, it's just like, 'What?!' We're so humbled and grateful, and it really has given us a new confidence."