Blake Shelton made history by winning Season 20 of The Voice in the two-hour live finale on Tuesday.
‘Yes! Yes!’ he shouted when his contestant Cam Anthony, 19, was announced as the winner of the show, securing his record eighth win as a coach.
For his win, Cam earned $ 100,000 in cash and a record deal with Universal Music Group.
The Champion: Cam Anthony held up his trophy after winning Season 20 of The Voice on Tuesday in a two-hour, star-studded finale on NBC
The Philadelphia native has been a fan favorite from the moment he turned three seats during the blind auditions with Sam Smith’s Lay Me Down.
He garnered even more votes after his immersive performance of Cynthia Erivo’s Stand Up and Bon Jovi’s Wanted: Dead Or Alive on Monday’s first finale show.
Seeing him sing, Blake, 44, announced that God had brought Cam into his life, vowing that his performances would change ‘everything’ for The Voice.
Cam has been known before: a video in which he sang Bruno Mars’ When I Was Your Man went viral when he was 11; by the age of fourteen he had played in the White House and signed with Dr. Dre.
Winning Coach: Blake Shelton won The Voice for the eighth time with Cam
The moment: The 44-year-old country star responded when his singer Cam was named as the season 20 winner, shouting, ‘Yeah! Yes!’
Big Hug: Cam and Blake hugged him after the teen was declared the winner when the confetti fell
On Tuesday, he and Blake Fine sang Young Cannibals’ She Drives Me Crazy, a song the young artist had never heard before.
His win allowed Blake to reclaim his title as ‘King of The Voice’ after his fiancé Gwen Stefani, 51, won season 19 last year. He previously predicted that Cam would be the first “superstar” to emerge from the NBC show.
Blake emphasized his dominance in a fun show segment, got massages, and showed off the parking lot, office, and megaphone he’d earned from previous wins.
Collaborate: Blake played Fine Young Cannibals’ She Drives Me Crazy, a song the young performer had never heard before
“Some people may think this has gone to my head,” Blake said, pressing a button that turned the other jurors’ seats and swapped his chair for an armchair. “I just don’t see it.”
Kenzie Wheeler of Team Kelly, 22, a resident of Dover, Florida, was number two on the show; he and Cam both won a trip to Universal Orlando’s theme parks.
In third place was Jordan Matthew Young of Team Blake, 34, from Austin, Texas; Team Nick’s Rachel Mac, 15, of Romeo, Michigan, finished fourth, while Team Legend’s Victor Solomon, 22, of Peoria, Illinois, finished in fifth place.
Runner-up: Kenzie Wheeler of Team Kelly, 22, a resident of Dover, Florida, was number two on the show
Final Five: Show host Carson Daly stood with Cam, Jordan Matthew Young, Rachel Mac, Victor Solomon and Kenzie top five before announcing the winner
Blake’s BFFs and former fellow coaches had a similarly big night with their performances.
Adam Levine, 42, showed up early with a pink mohawk and teased Blake with how much he texted him, while Blake chided Adam for wearing two shirts.
The former coach and his band Maroon Five then played their new single Beautiful Mistakes, accompanied by Megan Thee Stallion, 26, on a video screen.
He’s back: Adam Levine, 42, showed up early with a pink mohawk and teased Blake with how much he texted him, while Blake chided Adam for wearing two shirts
Gwen opened the show by joining rapper Saweetie, 27, onstage to do their revamped version of Gwen’s song Slow Clap, which will be featured on her fifth studio album.
The star-studded finale also featured a performance by Justin Bieber, 27, wearing braids and blunt ponytails, in place of his new buzzcut, while singing Peaches and Hold On.
Country star Kelsea Ballerini, 27, who filled in for Kelly Clarkson, 39, during the season, unveiled her new single, Half Of My Hometown, with assistance from Kenzie.
Dynamic duo: Gwen Stefani opened the show by joining rapper Saweetie, 27, onstage to do their revamped version of Gwen’s song Slow Clap
Stylish Stars: Saweetie and Gwen lit the stage in eye-catching outfits
Pop star: Justin Bieber also performed in the Season 20 finale
Hit songs: the Canadian singer wore braids and blunt tails, in place of his new buzzcut, while singing Peaches and Hold On
Kenzie and his coach Kelly duets on Keith Whitley’s When You Say Nothing At All.
Nick Jonas, 28, joined Rachel on the Foo Fighters’ Best Of You, which was the first time the band approved one of their songs for use on the show.
Blake and Jordan collaborated on George Strait’s country hit, All My Exes Live In Texas.
Coach duet: Kenzie and his coach Kelly duets on Keith Whitley’s When You Say Nothing At All
Show History: Nick Jonas, 28, joined Rachel on the Foo Fighters’ Best Of You, which was the first time the band approved one of their songs for use on the show
Classic Country: Blake and Jordan Collaborated on George Strait’s Country Hit, All My Exes Live In Texas
Finally, John Legend, 42, sang Donny Hathaway’s Somebody We’ll All Be Free with Victor.
Blake’s fellow coaches had tried to beat the country singer before he won.
Kelly trained with Olympic fencer Alexander Massialis, 27, and stabbed her sword at Blake’s photo.
Nailed it: John Legend, 42, sang Donny Hathaway’s Somebody We’ll All Be Free with Victor
“We’re not going for the face here, but I like the aggression,” Alexander said.
Nick worked Rocky style, knocking down raw eggs, jumping rope, doing sit-ups, and running on a treadmill while blasting into the air.
“I don’t speak a loser,” he said to Blake.
Season 20: Nick, Kelly, Blake, Carson and John looked back on 20 seasons of the NBC show
John’s strategy was to compose Welcome to Team Legend, an infectious recruiting tune profiled in the short mockumentary ‘John Legend: Making of a Song’.
Mega mentor Snoop Dogg, 49, and DJ Battlecat, 53, showed up to perform SIttin ‘On Blades. Thomas Rhett, 31, a former advisor to Team Kelly, sang his latest single Country Again.
Thomas wasn’t alone in playing a new tune: Dear Evan Hansen star Ben Platt, 27, rocked his single Imagine, while Lauren Daigle, 29, sang Hold On and OneRepublic Run.
The Voice premiered on NBC in April 2011.
The show returns later this year for Season 21 with pop star Ariana Grande, 27, as the new coach to replace Nick.
New song: Adam and Maroon 5 sang their new song Beautiful Mistakes
Guest Coach: Kelsea Ballerini played her new single Half Of My Hometown after serving as a guest coach for a sick Kelly this season